Emaar Properties

Emaar rides wave of revival in Dubai, with two projects and mall expansion

Emaar Properties, builder of the world's tallest skyscraper, has started work on two major developments in Dubai. Photo: Bloomberg

Emaar Properties started two new projects and began expansion of its flagship shopping mall as the developer of the world's tallest tower leads companies seeking to benefit from a rebound in Dubai's real-estate market.

Wednesday, 12 June, 2013, 4:07am

CR Land pays HK$3.57b for four sites and hotel

China Resources Land has agreed to acquire four development sites and a hotel on the mainland for HK$3.57 billion from parent China Resources (Holdings).

The deal will increase the company's land bank by 2.36 million square metres of gross floor area.

1 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

Eager Middle East funds seek mainland opportunities

State austerity measures are failing to deter investors

The mainland property market remains a magnet for global investors despite the central government's campaign to cool the booming property sector, with Middle East funds gearing up to make a concerted push into the country.

23 May 2007 - 12:00am

Dubai investors pour funds into China

An influx of funds from Dubai has moved into the mainland property market at a time when the real estate industry at home is probably close to saturation point.

With development of new projects beginning to slow, Dubai's top-end residential market has less room for further growth, according to analysts.

12 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Strong demand for Mission villas

MISSION HILLS GOLF resort in Shenzhen has witnessed strong demand for its luxury villas and apartments, particularly from Hong Kong buyers.

David Chu, vice-chairman of Mission Hills Group, said it had so far developed 1,000 homes within the 10-golf course resort, covering just about 40 per cent of its 12 square kilometres of land.

19 May 2006 - 12:00am


Dubai has stunned the world with its audacious and striking architecture, from its sail-like Burj Al Arab hotel to its three palm-shaped man-made islands now under construction, The Palm Jebel Ali, The Palm Jumeirah and The Palm Deira.

5 Oct 2005 - 12:00am


Dubai is still an emerging market for many foreign property investors but buying a property there is not as tricky as it may appear.

The government opened up the market three years ago and allowed foreigners to buy property in designated areas. Most projects on the market are in these areas.

5 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

Plans expand for North Point lot

Hotel and commercial premises have been included in plans for the North Point Estate development in addition to the controversial mix of public and private housing.

The Housing Bureau said the inclusion of hotel and commercial units was intended to upgrade the site on the valuable North Point waterfront.

22 May 2002 - 12:00am

Central airport site named

The development to be built over the Central airport railway station has officially been named the International Finance Centre.

The centre, with a total gross floor area of 4.48 million square feet, will comprise two grade A office towers, a retail shopping centre, hotel and serviced apartment facilities.

18 Jun 1997 - 12:00am

Billion dollar projects receive approval

SUN Hung Kai Properties has secured approval from the Buildings Department to develop a multi-billion dollar twin-tower development in Kwun Tong Road.

The project will provide a potential floor area of 1.28 million sq ft, comprising a 30-storey industrial-office tower and an 18-storey commercial block above a three-storey podium.

10 Jan 1996 - 12:00am

Domestic investment in real estate down

DOMESTIC investment in real estate projects in China in the first 10 months of the year was down by 54 per cent to 103.9 billion yuan (about HK$93.51 billion), according to a top government official.

20 Dec 1994 - 12:00am

Luxury tower peaks

TWO-THIRDS of Royal Tower, Sun Hung Kai Properties (SHKP) development in Old Peak Road, has been taken up in the first two months of marketing.

1 Dec 1993 - 12:00am