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His Highness Sheikh Hazza Bin Zayed Al Nahyan opens Cityscape Abu Dhabi

April 2014 in News by Publisher

Eighth edition of UAE Capital’s leading real estate event returns with new features and highlights across 15,000sqm of exhibition space

The eighth edition of Cityscape Abu Dhabi has been officially opened by His Highness Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security Advisor and Vice Chairman of the Executive Council of Abu Dhabi.

Taking place until 24 April at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), the three-day event is the UAE capital’s largest and most influential property investment showcase, growing by 15 per cent in 2014, and welcoming more than 120 regional and  international exhibitors covering 15,000sqm of exhibition space. Read the rest of this entry »

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Experts Believe Early-Stage Technology-Based Companies Bridge Academia with Industry

April 2014 in News by Publisher

Organized by Masdar Institute and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Participants of UAE Innovation Forum Offer Nine Key Recommendations

The UAE should provide more assistance to early-stage technology-based start-ups that serve as a “crucial bridge” between academia and industry, according to recommendations offered by UAE innovation experts. Read the rest of this entry »

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Stable rate structure paves way for enhanced trade volumes at Khalifa Port

April 2014 in News by Publisher

ADPC signs Memorandum of Understanding with MICCO

Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC), the master developer of ports and industrial zones, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with MICCO, a leading freight contracting company in the UAE and a logistics service provider for more than 30 years. Read the rest of this entry »

Ejadah Asset Management Group Announces Operation Expansion at Cityscape Abu Dhabi with New Abu Dhabi Branch

April 2014 in News by Publisher

Branch will be Ejadah’s Second Office in the UAE to Meet Strong Market Demand

Leading regional Total Community Solutions provider, Ejadah Asset Management Group, the real estate asset management arm of Dubai Properties Group (DPG), today announced it is expanding its operations with the opening of a new Abu Dhabi office; it’s second in the UAE.  The announcement was made by CEO Billy Daly at Cityscape Abu Dhabi, where Ejadah is showcasing its full range of community solutions alongside new products and services as Headline Sponsor. Read the rest of this entry »

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Tamouh Gears Up to Meet Growing Demand for Prime Developments in Abu Dhabi

April 2014 in News by Publisher

Tamouhs Projects on Reem Island Designed to Accommodate more than 100,000 Residents upon completion

Abu Dhabi-based real-estate developer Tamouh is well-positioned to meet the growing demand for premium residential and commercial spaces within Abu Dhabi and benefit from the proximity of Reem Island to the capital’s city center, Tamouh’s chairman Nadir Al Hammadi revealed today. Read the rest of this entry »

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Move aims to create sustainable maritime sector and establish Dubai as leading global maritime hub

April 2014 in News by Publisher

Dubai Maritime Vision 2030 Launched

Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), the government authority charged with regulating, coordinating and supervising all aspects of the maritime sector in Dubai, has announced its firm commitment to supporting the Dubai Maritime Vision 2030 plan of creating a vibrant and safe maritime environment in the next two decades and establishing Dubai as a leading global maritime hub. Read the rest of this entry »

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DEWA is Platinum Sponsor of GISWORX 2014

April 2014 in News by Publisher

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) recently participated in the GISWORX 2014 workshops and exhibition held in Dubai as its Platinum Sponsor in line with DEWA’s commitment to build on its achievements in smart services.

DEWA’s participation builds on its credentials as one of the leading departments in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in the region. DEWA also reviewed its smart solutions to improve and increase the efficiency of operational processes and create added value for its customers. Read the rest of this entry »

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Queen Elizabeth arrives in Abu Dhabi for the first time

April 2014 in News by Publisher

Luxury liner’s arrival celebrated

HH Sheikh Sultan bin Tahnoon, Chairman, Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) welcomed Cunard’s newest luxury cruise liner, Queen Elizabeth on her maiden voyage to Abu Dhabi on Thursday 17 April. Read the rest of this entry »

Under Patronage of Sheikh Hazza Bin Zayed Al Nahyan QCC Set to Host Abu Dhabi Quality Forum 2014 from April 27-28

April 2014 in News by Publisher

Second Edition Themed ‘Quality Infrastructure: From Local to Global’ Anticipated to Attract 1,300 Visitors

Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC), the entity responsible for developing the emirate’s quality infrastructure and raising awareness on quality standards in Abu Dhabi, has announced the second edition of the Abu Dhabi Quality Forum will be held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the National Security Advisor and Vice Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council, from April 27-28 at St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi. Read the rest of this entry »

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Borouge promotes polymer science at the ‘National Think Science Fair’ in Dubai

April 2014 in News by Publisher

Contributing to the UAE youth development support, Borouge, a leading provider of innovative, value creating plastics solutions, promoted polymer science amongst young science student aged 15 to 24 that visited the “National Think Science Fair” organised by the Emirates Foundation for Youth Development at Dubai World Trade Centre from 20-22 April 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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Bloom Properties Commences Construction of Signature Abu Dhabi Marina Project

April 2014 in News by Publisher

Announcement on Day I of Cityscape Abu Dhabi 2014

Bloom Properties, the Abu Dhabi-based property and lifestyle development arm of National Holding LLC, today announced the start of construction of its premium waterfront development in Al Bateen. Read the rest of this entry »

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All ENOC/EPPCO stations in Dubai now offer fuel self-service with convenient forecourt payment facility

April 2014 in News by Publisher

The entire service station network of Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) and Emirates Petroleum Products Company (EPPCO) in Dubai now offers the self-service facility from midnight to 6am. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dubai Supreme Council of Energy reviews

April 2014 in News by Publisher

Demand Side Management strategy for Dubai

HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, headed the 28th meeting of the Supreme Council of Energy, joined by HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of the Supreme Council of Energy and HE Ahmed Butti Al Muhairbi, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Energy. Read the rest of this entry »

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COINS wins Queen’s Award for International Trade and strengthens construction expertise in the Middle East

April 2014 in News by Publisher

-          Innovative construction industry software company recognized by HM Elizabeth II for contribution to global industry and local social infrastructure
-          COINS celebrates support for more than 20 GCC construction companies in only two years, and the establishment of the Widad Center in Dubai, an alternative education programme based on inclusion

Construction industry software specialist Construction Industry Solutions (COINS) has won the Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade in recognition of their substantial growth in overseas earnings and commercial success in the construction sector, with the Middle East providing an impressive 26% of overseas growth in the past three years. Read the rest of this entry »

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Emirates Islamic launches value-added salary transfer packages

April 2014 in News by Publisher

Bouquet of free products and additional benefits linked to salary transfer accounts

Emirates Islamic, one of the leading Islamic financial institutions in the UAE, today announced the launch of two new feature-loaded packages, which include a bouquet of free products and additional benefits, for salaried individuals transferring their salaries to the bank. Read the rest of this entry »

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Crystal Lagoons taps into booming Middle East tourism and real estate market

April 2014 in News by Publisher

Unveiling eight mega projects in the Middle East will add to regional portfolio as large scale project developers look to low maintenance, high impact crystalline lagoons for added value leisure experiences

Crystal Lagoons Corp., the patented technology developer of giant crystalline lagoons, is boosting the profile of its growing portfolio of Middle East projects with eight new developments being added and the operational launch of an initial phase at its Meydan mega lagoons project Read the rest of this entry »

Saudi Arabia’s Western Region lures billions

April 2014 in News by Publisher

Prince Sultan Cultural Center and Bawabat Makkah are top projects featured at Cityscape Jeddah

The Kingdom’s Western Region is experiencing an unprecedented real estate boom, with billions of Riyals earmarked for mega projects. Among the most important are the SR 15 billion, mixed-use Prince Sultan Cultural Center north of Jeddah and Bawabat Makkah, a visionary city planned for 86 square kilometers just west of the Holy City of Makkah. Read the rest of this entry »

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Tasweek’s “Smart Living City Dubai” to drive real estate industry growth in 2014 and beyond

April 2014 in News by Publisher

Integration of ‘smart’ elements to sustain development of property & other related service industries

TASWEEK Real Estate Development and Marketing, an advisor and solutions provider, has announced that it is partnering with ‘Inside Investor’ to hold an event called ‘Smart Living City’ (SLC) taking place on September in Dubai, SLC will highlight the importance of incorporating advanced technologies into projects to sustain the growth of real estate and other related service industries.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Sanctuary Falls on track for delivery in 2014

April 2014 in News by Publisher

Award-winning golf community to start handovers by Q4 2014

Shaikh Holdings, the award-winning Dubai-based real estate investment and development company, has confirmed that works are successfully progressing at its AED 1.1 billion Sanctuary Falls project, located in Jumeirah Golf Estates, in Dubai, UAE. Handovers of the 97-villa luxury community will commence by the fourth quarter of 2014. The project is being built by Arabtec Construction, a leading engineering and construction company specialising in complex projects in the Middle East and North Africa region. Read the rest of this entry »

Winners of Best Consumer Award of DEWA announced at SmarTech 2014

April 2014 in News by Publisher

Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) has announced the winners of the tenth Best Consumer Award during SmarTech 2014 exhibition organised in conjunction with Water Energy Technology Exhibition WETEX 2014 from 14-16 April at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.

The Best Consumer Award encourages DEWA’s residential customers to reduce the consumption of electricity and water and implement eco-friendly practices to reduce the use of natural resources required to generate electricity and for a sustainable future, for generations to come. Read the rest of this entry »