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Spanish infrastrucure firm Ferrovial has said its deal to sell 10.62 percent of Heathrow Airport Holdings Ltd, formerly BAA Ltd, to Qatar Holding for £478m ($769m) has been completed after obtaining approval from the European Union’s competition authorities. The deal, announced in August, was pending authorisation by the competition authorities but has now been given […]

Dubai Rent Hike Contained

Rent increases will be contained in 2010, according to a decree issued on Wednesday, which says that rent can only rise if it is at least a quarter below market values. His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE, in his capacity as the Ruler of Dubai, issued […]

Qatari Diar Real Estate Development Company has selected Dixon Jones with Squire and Partners, and Kim Wilkie Associates to lead the masterplanning stage of London’s Chelsea Barracks project. Qatari Diar is the sole owner and developer of the project. The purpose of the masterplan will be to create a design framework for the 12.8 acre […]

Apartment rents in Qatar have fallen by 17 percent since the start of 2009, a new report by the Qatar Statistics Authority has revealed. Rents in general declined in July by 0.8 percent and a further 1.7 percent last month with the largest fall seen in apartment rents, the authority said in a report published […]

THE Land Qatar in association with Qatar Sotheby’s International Realty will be sponsoring a reception and private viewing for Sotheby’s first-ever major international auction series in the Middle East, to be held in Doha on March 16 to display the Porto Vista tower at the Pearl Qatar. Qatar Sotheby’s International Realty are providing brokerage services […]