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Top three real estate markets in the GCC countries

May 15, 2016 UAE Business 0

The Gulf Cooperation Council was established in Abu Dhabi on May 25, 1981, with the sole aim of strengthening each other and promoting progress in the Gulf region. GCC union comprises six countries, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain, and Oman. Since 1981, all these countries have worked in harmony, each banking on its unique attributes or natural resources. But some have progressed further than others when it comes to real estate. Here we look at the top three realty markets in the GCC and discuss what makes them stand apart from the rest. Read more

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Sajith Ansar joins Forbes’ Top Indian Leaders in the Arab World list 2016

May 9, 2016 UAE Business 0

Dubai, United Arab Emirates Sajith Ansar, Founder and CEO of Idea Spice has debuted on Forbes “TOP 100 INDIAN LEADERS IN UAE” this year. The prestigious award was presented to Sajith at a glittering event held at Dubai’s Astoria Waldorf on Tuesday, 3rd May to commemorate Indian leaders who have been drive the business community within the region. The founder of the branding, design and marketing agency has nurtured and created an award winning boutique firm, that he refers to as a ’14-year old start up’, incorporating the enthusiasm and drive of a start up with the expertise and deep understanding of a mature business. Having created over 1,200 brands globally, Idea Spice has partnered with ambitious and visionary CEOs to define their brand identity. His clientele includes key accounts such as the upcoming Dubai Parks and Resorts, Dubai Tourism and SERCO besides a number of SMEs – giving them wings to compete with multinationals. Read more

Antique Clocks – Pendulantic: Your heirloom deserves the greatest care

May 2, 2016 UAE Business 0

Antique Clocks – Pendulantic.com is based in Neuchatel, Switzerland, in the heart of the “Watch Valley”. Following in the footsteps of 5 generations of clockmakers, Jacques Duvoisin started the company in 1980. His mission was to provide a full range of services backed up with a passion and expertise learned from his ancestors. In 2003 his son in law, Christian Loutz, joined the firm. He too had an intricate knowledge of horology and shared the same vision as Jacques, to restore and sell some of the finest clocks whilst providing an impeccable service. Read more

RATP Dev and Zain Capital form new UAE company to support expansion of public transport in the country

April 26, 2016 UAE Business 0

RATP Dev – the international subsidiary of RATP Group, the French state-owned public transport operator and one of the largest public transport operators in the world – and Zain Capital LLC, part of the Lakhraim Business Group, have announced the establishment of a new joint venture company in the UAE. RATP Dev Transportation LLC is being set up in Abu Dhabi to serve the growing needs of the UAE for advanced public transportation solutions. Read more