July 2018 - Prestige Real Estate Brokers


July 2018

Dubai becomes UNESCO ‘Creative City of Design’

Dubai became the first city in the Middle East to be appointed as a UNESCO ‘Creative City of Design’ in June. Created in 2004, the UNESCO Creative Cities Network promotes cooperation among cities that have identified creativity as a strategic…

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Dubai to be among most cycling-friendly cities by 2020

Downtown Dubai, Expo 2020 site and Jumeirah Beach are among several locations that will have cycling tracks soon as Dubai aims to be among the most cycling-friendly cities in the world by 2020. The existing network of 250km of cycling…

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Dubai free zones to launch e-waste collection drive

Dubai Internet City (DIC) and Dubai Science Park (DSP) teamed up to bring back the e-waste collection drive to their communities. This year, the campaign was extended to Dubai Media City (DMC) to promote the recycling of audio and video…

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Investor Picks: Top 3 areas to buy properties in Dubai

Overall property transactions in Dubai totalled Dh111 billion for the first half of 2018, says the Dubai Land Department (DLD). This was done through 27,642 transactions. In the first six months, Business Bay and Dubai Marina were the leaders in…

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You can now buy property in Dubai with Apple and Samsung Pay apps

The Dubai Land Department (DLD) has announced that its finance department recently activated new smart payment services through the Apple Pay and Samsung Pay applications. The move is aligned with the Dubai Smart Government’s strategy to support outstanding government performance…

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Dubai’s first contemporary art museum to open in November

The first of its kind in the region, the Jameel Arts Centre will open on November 11, 2018, to coincide with Dubai Design Week. The first contemporary arts museum represents a significant moment in the city’s creative development. Designed by Serie Architects (based…

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Survey: Dubai among top 10 cities to pursue work

Dubai is among the top 10 cities people would move to for work, with both seeing marked increases in their attractiveness to the global workforce, according to a ranking by Boston Consulting Group and recruitment agency The Network. “London continues…

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