Progression of Fire Safety in the UAE

Prior to 2010, the UAE had limited fire regulations, the design of towers being dependent on the Building Code, and designer adoption of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and International Building Contracting (IBC) guidelines. Due to recent tower fires, Dubai has been working towards adopting tougher fire regulations. The revisions in the UAE’s 2013 […]

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Homeowners Get Smart

Smart Homes Over the past few decades, technology has gradually developed and become more integrated into the built environment, influencing the way we live and work in our buildings.  “Smart Home” is the term commonly used to define a residence that has installations such as lighting, air conditioning, audio, video and security systems that are […]

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Sold with a Click

The Rise of the Online Auction  Most people in the GCC are fully aware of what an auction is nowadays, with regular sales of contractors’ plants, number plates, vehicles, camels and fine art held across the region. However, the online auction is a relatively new concept to the region. Online auctions are carried out similarly […]

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Dubai 2017: A Year in Review

Dubai 2017: A Year in Review The Dubai residential real estate market has seen a drastic shift in 2017 towards demand for off-plan properties and lower priced units and an upsurge in all transactions. According to the Dubai Land Department (DLD) over 50,000 transactions were completed from January to September. Other key factors that have […]

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Standing out in the Middle East

A fast-growing company in a fast-growing city, both leading the way with disruptive ideas and technology. Cavendish Maxwell in Dubai, why does it stand out? Standing out means being disruptive. Being innovative. Identifying opportunities in markets that others haven’t fully tapped into. Forging an unconventional path through a continually changing real estate landscape by doing […]

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Affordable Demand

Dubai Q3 residential market review In 2017 residential property transaction prices traded within a close range of AED 1.25 to 1.5 million for apartments and AED 1.7 to 2.1 million for villas/townhouses on average. The lower priced inventory continued to enter the market in locations such as Dubailand for villas and Dubai South, Jumeirah Village Circle […]

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