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Sharjah to host first Euromoney Emirates Conference

Euromoney Conferences announced the launch of The Euromoney Emirates Conference 2017, the first Euromoney event to be held in the UAE. The conference will run on May 8 and 9 in Sharjah. Since the late 1970s, the company has organised a series of successful and high profile financial events in more than 60 countries and across the region, including the ...

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Omran Properties announces AED 2.47 billion of Sharjah projects

As part of a massive investment drive, Sharjah-based Omran Properties is to launch three real-estate projects in the emirate worth AED 2.47 billion (US$ 0.7b). The unprecedented developments, the first Omran have made in Sharjah, bring new residential, retail, commercial and hospitality opportunities to Sharjah’s existing and potential investors. The company, established in 2016 through a strategic partnership between Sharjah ...

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Ahalia Medical Group to open hospital in Sharjah Healthcare City

UAE-based Ahalia Medical Group has signed an agreement with Sharjah Healthcare City (SHCC) to open a 100-bed general hospital. The new development is expected to be the first hospital to be established in the free zone. According to the SHCC administration, a number of enquiries have also been registered from overseas hospitals and medical groups interested in establishing operations in Healthcare ...

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Al Majaz Waterfront offers complete destination for tourists

Through its constant and consistent efforts to become one of the premiere attractions in the UAE, Sharjah’s Al Majaz Waterfront has brought a steady stream of tourists and visitors to the emirate. It has successfully blended its aquatic themes and fountains with modern parks, prestigious restaurants and elegant cafés overlooking a waterfront that reflects the lights of the impressive towers ...

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Shurooq launches spectacular Kalba Kingfisher Lodge eco-tourism project

As part of its strategy to provide the region’s leading sustainable tourist destinations, Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq), has begun implementing the stunning Kalba Kingfisher Lodge, its latest ground-breaking eco-tourism project, in collaboration with Sharjah Environment and Protected Areas Authority (EPAA). Shurooq said that the five-star hospitability project, featuring a tented camp that offers unique experiences within the mangrove ...

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Shurooq and Khorfakkan City forge ahead with major projects

Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) and Khorfakkan Municipality are to accelerate their plans for substantial new tourist destinations, broadening Shurooq’s portfolio and adding to Khorfakkan’s domestic and overseas hospitality and tourism appeal. In a high-level meeting with H.E. Marwan Bin Jassim Al Sarkal, CEO, Shurooq, H.E. Fawzia Rashid Al Qadi, Director-General of Khorfakkan City Municipality, reaffirmed the municipality’s full ...

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ARADA unveils its first master-planned residential community

ARADA, a new mid-market property developer recently announced by KBW Investments and Basma Group, has launched Nasma Residences, a new master-planned residential community in Sharjah focused on ‘aspirational yet accessible living in an urban setting’. Located at the heart of one of Sharjah’s most dynamic residential and mixed-use residential areas, the company expects to complete the 5 million square foot development ...

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New white oils plant opens in Hamriyah Free Zone

Petroleum Specialties Pte. Ltd., the Singapore-based specialised oil trading subsidiary of diversified conglomerate Apar Industries Limited, has opened a new manufacturing operation in Sharjah’s Hamriyah Free Zone. The group’s first fully-owned factory outside of India, the new US$18 million (AED 66m) Petroleum Specialities (FZE) unit will manufacture industrial white oils. The term ‘Industrial white oils’ typically refers to pure petroleum ...

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Sharjah hotels draw global interest at ITB Berlin 2017

As part of its participation at the world’s leading travel trade show, Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) is reinforcing the emirate’s status as one of the Middle East’s leading tourism destinations by promoting four of its most impressive hospitality venues. Under the umbrella of Sharjah Tourism and Commerce Development Authority, Shurooq is attracting interest from trade visitors across five ...

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