Property & Real Estate

  • Goumbook celebrates Eid Al Fitr by giving 10,000 Ghaf trees to the local community

    Unique Eid Al Fitr initiative is part of the “Give a Ghaf” Tree Planting Program Active since 2011, “Give a Ghaf” raises awareness about the UAE National tree, the Living Desert & water conservation. All UAE land owners are invited to apply online for free trees: Ghaf trees consume very little water, enrich the soil, […]


    Updated: 19 June, 2017

  • Dubai Sustainable City to deliver first batch of units by end of 2014

    Dubai: The first cluster of 100 villas and townhouses at the Dubai Sustainable City will be delivered by the end of 2014, the developer said on the sidelines of the International Property Show (IPS) yesterday. Construction of the villas, ranging in size from 3100 square foot to 4200 square foot, will begin in July, said […]


    Updated: 03 May, 2013

  • Hunting in the UAE? Gazelles and deers on the menu from September…

      There’s a new resort hitting the UAE, but forget family-friendly: the Barari Hunting Resort near Al Ain will be the region’s first dedicated hunting hotel. Open from September to April, visitors will be able to stay in one of 15 villas and hunt gazelle and deer before eating their kill at an evening BBQ. […]


    Updated: 30 April, 2013

  • Green drive at The Galleries cuts chiller water consumption by 11 million litres

    Limitless saved 11 million litres of water – enough to fill nearly four Olympic-sized swimming pools – in the first five months of 2012 as part of a new recycling and waste management drive at its flagship development, The Galleries. Water consumption from January to May 2012 was down by 33% compared to the same […]


    Updated: 21 June, 2012

  • Dubai Foster & Partners’ Index Tower Takes Top Honors for Keeping it Cool

    Set in the crowded avenues of Dubai, Foster + Partners‘ super-tall mixed-use Index Tower has stood out to win the 2011 award for the best building in the Middle East and Africa, bestowed by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. Foster + Partners seems to have the knack for building in the desert, […]


    Updated: 16 June, 2011