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Real estate can play a major role in the region’s recovery even during a crisis

Nag E. (2020, October 07). Real estate can play a major role in the region's recovery even during a crisis. Gulf News. Retrieved from https://gulfnews.com/business/property/real-estate-can-play-a-major-role-in-the-regions-recovery-even-during-a-crisis-1.1602046713070

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Despite the Coronavirus pandemic bringing about unprecedented global socio economic challenges, the UAE has worked tirelessly to contain the spread of the virus and bring about a normalcy in all sectors of life. Next month it will be reassuring to see the return of Cityscape Global to Dubai on November 16 and 17, albeit in a different format. With an aim to "rebound and rebuild" the property market in the region, Cityscape will host “The Real Estate Summit”. The event will be a B2B meeting place and knowledge-sharing destination to help stakeholders explore routes to revive the real estate sector.

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Dubai retains allure as city of choice for home buyers

John, I. (2020, August 10). Dubai retains allure as city of choice for home buyers. Khaleej Times. Retrieved from https://www.khaleejtimes.com/business/real-estate/dubai-retains-allure-as-city-of-choice-for-home-buyers

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Dubai retains its allure as one of the world's most preferred prime residential destinations for investors due to its affordability and relatively high yields compared to its global peers, according to a research released on Monday.

For the second year in succession, Dubai has been rated the third most affordable city in the world for buying prime residential property after Cape Town and Kuala Lumpur, the Savills World Cities Prime Residential Index.

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Dubai developers keen to deliver projects ahead of Expo

Rizvi, M. (2020, August 02). Dubai developers keen to deliver projects ahead of Expo. Khaleej Times. Retrieved from https://www.khaleejtimes.com/business/real-estate/dubai-developers-keen-to-deliver-projects-ahead-of-expo

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Emirate's property sector proves resilience during coronavirus period, completing 30% of 45,720 units in H1

Dubai's real estate is expected to gain momentum in coming months, with economic activities having resumed and developers racing against time to complete their announced projects ahead of Expo 2020, experts said.

Analysts and industry executives said the emirate's property sector has proved its resilience during the coronavirus outbreak by completing around 30 per cent of an announced 45,720 residential units during the first half of 2020.

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Dubai’s real estate sector records transactions worth Dh72.5 billion in H1 2020

Dubai’s real estate transactions in Q2 2020 reach Dh24.5 billion, says DLD report

Ramzan, A. (2020, July 25). Dubai's real estate sector records transactions worth Dh72.5 billion in H1 2020. Gulf News. Retrieved from https://gulfnews.com/business/property/dubais-real-estate-sector-records-transactions-worth-dh725-billion-in-h1-2020-1.1595666507612

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Dubai: Dubai’s real estate market witnessed transactions worth Dh72.5 billion in the first half of 2020, despite the impact of the global COVID-19 outbreak, according to a report issued by the Dubai Land Department (DLD).

The figures indicate that Dubai’s real estate sector is gradually returning to normal, driven by the stimulus packages and initiatives launched by the government and its departments in the past few months.

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How Dubai Metro's Route 2020 will impact property prices, rents

Abbas, W. (2020, July 19). How Dubai Metro's Route 2020 will impact property prices, rents. Khaleej Times. Retrieved from https://www.khaleejtimes.com/business/real-estate/how-dubai-metros-route-2020-will-impact-property-prices-rents

Historically, areas up to 15 minutes of walk to a Dubai Metro station tend to outperform the wider property market.

Realty near these areas seen to be more favourable than before

Property prices and rentals around areas connected to Dubai Metro's Route 2020 will be more resilient compared to the wider market, according to property analysts and industry executives.

They believe that rates will rise in the medium to long term but not in the short term due to oversupply in the market.

Dubai earlier this month inaugurated Route 2020, a 15km extension to the Dubai Metro's Red Line, linking Jebel Ali, Discovery Gardens, Al Furjan, Jumeirah Golf Estate, Dubai Investment Park and the Expo 2020 site. Route 2020 will have seven stations and will serve communities populated by 270,000 people.

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