Dubai’s office landlords aren’t letting go of tenants easily
Dubai: Businesses in Dubai are finding that it’s not as easy as it seems to shift from their current office address to another. And even when it comes to shifting from one free zone to another. “There is a reasonable level of pent-up demand being restricted currently,” says a new office property update from Knight […]Read more
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Is paying off your home mortgage early a good idea?
If finding your dream house and getting a mortgage approved is one part of buying a house, then owning it by paying back the loan is the other. Mortgage loans in the UAE are capped at about 70-75 per cent of the property value on a maximum tenure of 25 years. On proper planning, getting […]Read more
How to Dress Up Your Thanksgiving Table When You Don’t Have Much Time
Whether you plan to prep weeks in advance or the day before, the truth is, nobody has a ton of extra time to get the Thanksgiving table set with all the bells and whistles. Table coverings Dyeing an old tablecloth is an easy way to update your table without spending a ton of money. And […]Read more
Are developers responsive to end-user needs?
With several new real estate projects launched in recent years, buyers and investors now have many choices. But while some developers are ticking the right boxes, property experts say not all are developing and selling in line with the current market demand. Experts say developers need to be novel in their approach and package their […]Read more
Consolidation, downsizing rampant in Dubai office market
Dubai’s office market performance continues to soften in 2018 due to increasing supply and a slowdown in new market entrants. This has created an opportunity for existing occupiers, who are looking to take advantage of favourable market conditions, according to a Knight Frank report. Average office rents across Dubai softened by 5.8 per cent year […]Read more
How Dubai’s property market has evolved
Dubai is a melting pot, bringing together varied cultures from every corner of the globe. It may seem cliché to say that, but it is one of the defining aspects of the city and certainly one reason why I love living here. In our office alone, we have a mix of people from three continents […]Read more