• Real Estate

    OBG’s real estate market analysis includes detailed information about supply and demand in the residential, commercial and retail segments. We cover major development projects by local and international investors and examine changes in the regulatory framework and bank lending practices.
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Rising transaction levels and stabilising rents suggest that Oman’s real estate sector could be in recovery, with future prospects bolstered by moves to facilitate property investment.

In mid-April the Dubai Land Department (DLD) issued its quarterly report on real estate transactions, which showed there had been 13,759 sales, mortgage agreements or other deals conducted in the first three months of the year.


Strong demand and positive market conditions are driving investment in the residential segment of Egypt’s real estate sector.


In 2008, for the first time in history, more than half of humanity was living in urban areas. Perhaps the most remarkable observation about this trend is the speed at which it has happened: as recently as 1900 urban areas accounted for 13% of the global population. Towns and cities are seen as the crucibles of opportunity for many rural...


The next few years are scheduled to see a range of major mixed-use real estate projects come on-line in the emirate, with these likely to transform its built landscape and global appeal for investors and visitors alike.


How will the demand for mid-market properties drive growth in Sharjah’s real estate sector?