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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The Challenge Ahead

Nick Constantine, senior surveyor in the Project and Building Consultancy department at Cavendish Maxwell, says that while green building legislation is a welcome development in the UAE, there is still plenty of work to do. Green building put simply, is the development of high quality buildings that have as minimal of an effect on the […]

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The Building Reserve Fund Study

The Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) sets specific guidelines and legislation concerning the management of jointly owned properties in Dubai. Defined as ‘the whole or part of a building or land, divided into units intended for separate ownership’1, jointly owned properties include apartments, villas, and whole communities sharing common areas. The overall building or land […]

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Project & Building Consultancy Update

As one of the Middle East’s leading multi-disciplinary property and construction consultancies, our project and building consultancy service is underwritten by a guarantee of knowledge, research, experience and professionalism. Our capabilities cover project management, building surveys, feasibility assessments, design, insurance reinstatement assessments, RERA approved audits and building inspections, condition surveys, defect analysis, development monitoring, risk […]

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