Bahrain’s Retail Evolution – The era of ‘retail-tainment’

By Heather Longden, Associate Director, CBRE Bahrain It is apparent that over the past decade, Bahrain’s retail offering and general outlook has undergone a major positive transformation. Setting aside the obvious challenges of the global financial crisis, there have been

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Education in Dubai

By Tiana Spence, Associate Director, CBRE Middle East The private education sector in Dubai continues to witness a period of increased development as education awareness, rapid population growth, government reforms and private sector participation continue to drive industry demand. Education

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Medical tourism – growing interest in Dubai’s ‘latest’ asset class

Medical tourism is fast becoming a global multibillion dollar industry, with this investment trend gaining popularity throughout the GCC. New regulations have been introduced which aim to encourage medical tourists to Dubai, with an increasing number of international patients travelling abroad

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Abu Dhabi residential market continues to outperform other asset classes amidst a moderating economy

By Mat Green, Head of Research & Consulting UAE, CBRE Middle East Average residential rents in the UAE capital grew by 4% Year-On-Year despite the slight decline experienced in the previous quarter. The residential sector has continued to depict stability,

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Could affordable housing be the key driving force in UAE’s residential market?

By Erik Volkers, Associate Director, Research & Consultancy, CBRE Middle East Housing is what creates and defines cities and affordable housing is what makes them successful and scalable. Dubai’s real estate journey since the opening of the freehold market to

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