Famous facades

The O14 development took over four years to build, and is one of the few projects to have been formally launched at the Business Bay development. The 27,870m2, 22-storey commercial tower features a unique 41cm-thick concrete façade perforated by 1,000 circular openings, and against a window wall enclosure.




UAE to have another water canal by April

Aldar Properties will open a 2.4km canal running through the heart of the Shams community in Reem Island, Abu Dhabi. Final testing and commissioning...

‘Floating homes’ to be built in phase one of Marasi Business Bay on Dubai...

Dubai Properties has awarded a contract for work on the first phase of its Marasi Business Bay project on Dubai Canal. The company has appointed...

Revealed: Dubai Harbour, the city’s newest mega project

Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum on Monday launched Dubai Harbour, a new waterfront destination that will feature the MENA region’s largest...




“Ultra-Prime” hotel-led scheme on the Business Bay: Omniyat plans $1bn project pipeline for 2017-18

Dubai-based developer Omniyat Group will announce an AED5 billion ($1.36 billion) project pipeline over 2017-18, including an ultra-luxury hospitality scheme on the new Dubai...

UAE rent and property prices continue to slide

The global downturn and increasing supply has also given commercial property tenants across the three emirates firmer territory to renegotiate terms. The report states that while rents remained reasonably stable in Dubai’s Jumeirah Lake Towers, Business Bay and TECOM Area C, all three areas suffer the highest vacancy levels.

Rezidor Hotel Group: Rezidor announces the Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Downtown

The Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the fastest growing hotel companies worldwide, announces the Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Downtown. The property featuring 220 rooms is scheduled to open in early 2011. It is Rezidor's 4th Radisson Blu Hotel in the Emirate - the group already manages the Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek, the Radisson Blu Residence, Dubai Marina, and the Radisson Blu Hotel Dubai Media City.


Deyaar to start Fairview Residency handover in March

Property developer Deyaar Development today announced the Fairview Residency project in Dubai’s new financial district, Business Bay, has achieved 80 per cent completion.