Al Manakh is the collaborative initiative to monitor, reveal and forecast new urban developments unfolding in the Gulf region. This analysis focuses on how the Gulf’s recent pace has not only shaped its own urban centers but also releases significant effects beyond its borders...
Despite the relentless media attention and drama surrounding their Chelsea Barracks development, Qatari Diar remains intent on appealing to British investors. In a campaign titled ‘The Rare, Precious & Beautiful’ Qatari Diar has transformed 3 large bays of the Harrods Knightsbridge frontage into a real estate investment stand.
Meccah’s Jabal Omar Development Company stepped up its search for private investors in light of tepid interest from lenders to fund its $3.3 billion project just outside the Prophet’s Mosque. … [read more]
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Marmooka City, a proposed city for the Emirate of Ajman, UAE. The emirate has been the focus of recent discussions about the region’s lack of regulatory systems for development. According to Construction Week, the project has been downsized — from 260 towers to 20.
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