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Middle East Real Estate Outlook: Home Loans on the Rise in Saudi Arabia

Well, good news coming from the middle east. Saudi Arabian home lending is growing at the fastest pace in over four years in the second quarter of 2012, according to reports by Bloomberg. It's evidence that banks in the largest Arab economy are more open to take risk as the nation's mortgage law comes into effect.

Middle Eastern investment in London property rises

Middle Eastern investors are increasing interest in the Central London residential market, the latest Central London Residential Market report, published by Jones Lang LaSalle, has found.

Middle East property market weighed down by pricing, supply issues

Although many investors say they have the funds and desire to secure more assets in the Mena real estate market this year, actual transactions are likely to be limited by a lack of suitably priced products, according to a new survey by Jones Lang Lasalle.

Al Taameer Real Estate Investment publishes Mena hospitality

Year-on-year growth in hotel occupancy in the Mena region stayed flat at 63.1% in July 2010. The average daily rate (ADR) and revenue per available room (RevPAR) reached $145.0 and $88.82, respectively, recording double digit growth of 11.8% each. As a sub-region, the Middle East recorded the second highest ADR of $162.0 for July 2010, second only to South Africa's ADR of $175.0. However, the Middle East was the only sub-region that experienced a month-on-month decline in RevPAR during the current year. In July 2010, RevPAR declined 0.7% to $88.8 compared to $89.4 in June 2010. RevPAR in the region fell due to a double digit decline in the UAE, Bahrain, Qatar and Oman.

Deutsche Bank Jumps to Second Place on Middle East Bond Sales

Deutsche Bank AG, the 17th-ranked adviser on bond sales in the Middle East and North Africa two years ago, vaulted to second place this year as credit markets in the region thawed following Dubai World’s debt restructuring.

Real estate group to be set up

MANAMA: Diyar Al Muharraq yesterday hosted Bahrain's leading property development professionals in a high-level meeting to agree upon forming a representative organisation, with a vision to be the kingdom's internationally-recognised property development association.

Real Estate Demands Remain High in the Middle East

Nadine Marroushi Global Arab Network 17.07.2009

Research agencies differ on regional ad spend fall

Dima Hamadeh Business24|7 13.07.2009
Real Estate Demands Remain High in the Middle East

The financial crisis may be causing project delays and slower growth, but large, young populations and economic development goals mean that demand for real estate in the Middle East and North Africa region remains high, writes Nadine Marroushi...

Research agencies differ on regional ad spend fall

Research agencies in the Middle East revealed different findings in their research figures as two of the leading firms Ipsos and Pan-Arab Research Centre announced their own versions of advertising spend in the second quarter in the region.

Property price falls 'draw investors to UAE'

Property Showrooms 02.07.2009
Hilton Garden Inn Blossoms in Saudi Arabia

Beverly Hills, CA & Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, July 2, 2009: Hilton Hotels Corporation opens its first Hilton Garden Inn property in the Middle East & Africa today with the Hilton Garden Inncin the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Property price falls 'draw investors to UAE'

The credit crunch does not appear to be putting off investors in the Middle East, one company has suggested.

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