REAL ESTATE

Bentall Kennedy Ranked 1st in Canada, 2nd Globally in the 2018 Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB) RankingsSeptember 21, 2018

• Bentall Kennedy advanced to #1 overall in Canada across all property types and 2nd globally in the Diversified category

• MEPT/Edgemoor Fund advised by Bentall Kennedy continues to be ranked top 3 in the world in the Diversified Category

For the eighth consecutive year, the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB) has ranked Bentall Kennedy among"...

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Housing developers pin hopes on dialogue as business suffersSeptember 20, 2018

Housing developers said Wednesday they would soon start discussions with authorities to amend the new building code, as trading in the real estate sector went down significantly in the first eight months of this year.

'We reached an understanding with the Ministry of Municipal Affairs to start dialogue with all stakeholders to amend the code, which we believe is the main reason for decline in trading,' President of the Jordan Housing Developers"...

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Arzan Wealth Achieves Successful Exit of Two Properties from “Single Tenant Portfolio” In USASeptember 19, 2018

Arzan Wealth (DIFC) Limited (‘Arzan Wealth’), a Dubai-based advisory firm regulated by the Dubai Financial Services Authority, is pleased to announce that it has successfully advised its clients on the sale of two properties (“ the Properties”) from the Single Tenant Portfolio in USA.

The Single Tenant Portfolio consists of 6 single-tenant net-leased buildings with a total of 760,533 sq ft, located in 6 states in the US and"...

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Studies on national housing programme in the worksSeptember 16, 2018

The Housing and Urban Development Corporation on Saturday said it would embark on implementing technical studies and designs necessary to start a national housing programme and establish housing units close to services.

After checking on the programme, Prime Minister Omar Razzaz said that the government counts on this plan to meet the needs of limited and low-income citizens who seek proper housing, adding that the project will be a part of a government"...

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Colliers Proptech Accelerator Powered by Techstars Announces the Class of 2018 September 11, 2018

Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ and TSX:CIGI), a global leader in commercial real estate services and investment management, announced today its 2018 class of proptech startups for the Colliers Proptech Accelerator powered by Techstars. This program is part of our focus on targeted innovation that will enable us to create solutions, shape technologies and find opportunities to advance our business and accelerate success. In our inaugural class, we have diverse technologies and entrepreneurs, including: Solutions across the real estate value chain such as commercial datasets for occupiers and investors; office services and tenant engagement; big data, analytics and artificial intelligence; space as a service; marketplaces and space utilization; and, Smart City and Internet of Things Entrepreneurs representing nine cities in seven countries “Each startup in our Class of......

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Saudi Contractors Authority Announces Launch of 1st International Contracting Conference and ExhibitionSeptember 11, 2018

A new exhibition and conference dedicated to Saudi Arabia’s contracting sector is launching in Riyadh next week, where government authorities, regulators, and key industry players will join forces to develop the Kingdom’s US$1.4 trillion construction market.

The 1st International Contracting Conference and Exhibition (ICCE), will take place from 16-17 September 2018 at the Riyadh International and Convention and Exhibition Centre, as"...

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Jordan Real Estate Market Drops by 13 PercentSeptember 6, 2018

Trade volume in the Kingdom’s real estate market reached JD3.5 billion as of August 2018, dropping by 13 per cent from JD4.038 billion in the same period last year.

The report on the Kingdom's real estate, issued by the Department of Land and Survey (DLS) on Tuesday showed that the Northern Amman registration office ranked first, with trade volume of JD738 million, followed by the Amman lands registration office with JD435 million, while"...

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