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Dubai's recipe for economic success is getting stale

Dubai's recipe for economic success is getting stale

Nine years ago, Dubai needed a $20bn bailout from Abu Dhabi to escape a debt crisis caused by collapsing property prices.

Qatar retail space expands 60% in fourth quarter of 2017

Qatar retail space expands 60% in fourth quarter of 2017

Finding that the influx of supply continued to put downward pressure on rents in residential and commercial sectors, it said both sectors may continue to incur market corrections.

City landlords reduce rents as availability of flats increases

City landlords reduce rents as availability of flats increases

Landlords in Doha are making offers such as reduced monthly rents and 'rent-free' facility for certain months during the contract period.

Q3 sees 1,750 residential units' delivery, reduced rents: ValuStrat

Q3 sees 1,750 residential units' delivery, reduced rents: ValuStrat

Qatar has seen the delivery of some 1,750 housing units in the third quarter of this year, bringing the total residential supply to 283,250 properties, a new report has shown.

Residential units’ supply up, rents fall

Residential units’ supply up, rents fall

Qatar has seen some 500 residential units being added in the second quarter of this year, bringing the total supply to 281,500 units, a new report has shown.

Barwa Village businesses 'hit' by infrastructure works

Barwa Village businesses 'hit' by infrastructure works

Ongoing infrastructure development works in the immediate vicinity of Barwa Village have adversely affected businesses in the mixed-development neighbourhood.

Residential rents fall as vacancy rates increase: DTZ

Residential rents fall as vacancy rates increase: DTZ

The residential market in Doha has recently seen a drop in rental levels in most areas following four years of rental growth between 2011 and 2015, DTZ said in its Q3 2016 property times report.

Retailers in Doha seek cut in rents

Retailers in Doha seek cut in rents

Close on the heels of a government-backed real estate development announcing reduction in the rents of some of their commercial properties, requests for such cuts have been aired by retail establishments elsewhere in Doha.

Vacant residential units 'point to reduction in rents'

Vacant residential units 'point to reduction in rents'

Rents of different types of residential units in the country are stabilising or even declining in many cases, Gulf Times has learnt from industry insiders.

Businesses turn to Umm Salal for setting up industrial units

Businesses turn to Umm Salal for setting up industrial units

Umm Salal town, located to the north of Doha, is fast emerging as a favoured destination for those wanting to set up industrial units, it is learnt.