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Issue No 337 - February 08, 2011
Tasweek partners with Malaysia eco-resort
UAE-based Tasweek Real Estate Marketing and Development, a leading real estate solutions provider, has become a major partner in The Haven Lakeside Residences, Malaysia’s premier condominium development.
Saudi realtors urge enactment of mortgage law
A number of Saudi real estate firms are urging the implementation of a mortgage law that is expected to help put an end to unscrupulous practices among some real estate companies.
Nakheel offers homebuyers property swaps
Developer Nakheel has offered home buyers property swaps for projects closer to completion or a five-year wait for refunds to drum up support for its restructuring plan, its chairman told a newspaper. more
Saudi okays real estate ownership by expats
Saudi Arabia has decided to allow expatriates living in the kingdom to purchase real estate, according to a news report. more
Bahrain needs 'more affordable housing'
Bahrain needs more affordable housing for middle and lower income families, said the developer of a new project in Bu Quwah. more
Emaar plans benchmark dollar bond
Emaar Properties, builder of the world's tallest building, plans to issue a benchmark dollar-denominated bond as part its $2 billion Islamic bond program, according to a source familiar with the matter. more