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    We got the cash to build this, says Dubai

    Many of the new announcements do not represent new plans, but the re-launch of projects that were first launched in 2006 and 2007 and subsequently placed on hold following the impact of the GFC in 2008.

    November 29, 2012 11:26
  • A burnt down apartment

    No contents insurance in Dubai? This is madness.

    The most common response to why people don’t have this cover is that they do not have enough to insure.

    November 27, 2012 5:36
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    Real Estate Revival: Are We Back On Track?

    With UAE real estate booming, Alex McNabb asks whether we collectively, have learned our lesson, whether we can build for the future without being pitched back into the nightmare of the boom?

    November 21, 2012 10:43
  • The Industrial Revolution

    A tale of two revolutions

    Imagine a country that took one look at the industrial revolution and threw up its hands in horror at the very prospect of change. Oh no, not for us these naughty steam engines, looms and ironclads! We'd rather stay tilling the land!

    November 8, 2012 10:30