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Plans for Sharjah’s second DoubleTree by Hilton unveiled

Hilton and Tilal Properties, developers of Tilal City and Tilal Mall, have unveiled plans for the DoubleTree by Hilton Sharjah Tilal Mall, the second Doubletree-branded property in Sharjah to be announced by Hilton this year. Announced during a signing ceremony at Cityscape Global 2017 in Dubai this week, the new property will be built adjacent to Tilal Mall and is ...

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ARADA announces new Sharjah $6.5 billion master-planned residential community

ARADA, a property developer formed earlier this year by KBW Investments and Basma Group, has announced plans for a AED 24 billion ($6.5 b) master-planned community called ‘Aljada’ that will cover an estimated 2.2 square kilometres and accommodate up to 70,000 residents. According to ARADA, the new community will be located next to Sharjah University City and is expected to ...

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Alef Group launches AED 3 billion pedestrian-friendly residential community

Alef Group, a Sharjah-based real estate developer, has launched a new AED 3 billion (US$ 820m) pedestrian-friendly residential development in the city’s Al Juraina area. Announced as Sharjah’s first fully-walkable community and covering an estimated area of 3 million square feet (279,000 sqm.), ‘Al Mamsha’ will offer a variety of modern apartments, from studios through to penthouses with private terraces. ...

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SEWA BOT project paves way for more Public Private Partnerships

Last month Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA) awarded its first Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) contract for the development of a seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) desalination plant in Sharjah’s east coast region of Kalba. The deal follows much research and debate regarding the future role of public-private partnerships (PPPs) in the emirate and SEWA hopes that the project will pave the way ...

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Shurooq ups investment in Al Badayer Oasis by AED 15 million

Residents and tourists in the UAE are set to enjoy the ultimate desert experience with an AED 15 million (US$ 4.1m) extension to the Al Badayer Oasis project. A premium leisure development form Sharjah Investment and development Authority (Shurooq), Al Badayer Oasis has announced an expansion to its under-construction facility, with the resort expected to pull in hordes of city-dwellers ...

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Masdar and Bee’ah form waste-to-energy joint venture to build Sharjah plant

Bee’ah, the UAE’s leading environmental management company, and Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company, have formed Emirates Waste to Energy Company (EWEC), a joint venture that will develop waste-to-energy plants across the Middle East. The two companies signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in January to jointly develop the Middle East’s first waste-to-energy plant in Sharjah. First announced in 2014, ...

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AED 1 billion government housing development launched in Al Sayouh suburb

Designs for a new AED 1-billion (US$ 274m) residential complex to be built in Al Sayouh (Al Suyoh) suburb in Sharjah have been unveiled by the Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme. Located near the Emirates Road and Sharjah-Kalba Road, 25 minutes from Sharjah city centre, the development is one of a number of government housing projects in Al Sayouh. The complex ...

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Strong growth and innovation fuel Sharjah hotel investment and development pipeline

Sharjah’s hotel industry continues to expand across multiple segments of the business, fueled by growth in revenues, the emirate’s economic development and innovation in the local tourism sector. According to Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq), which recently launched its own ‘Sharjah Collection’ luxury hotel brand, Sharjah hotel revenues have been growing at 12 percent per annum and are expected ...

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Uptake of Nasma Residences Phase 1 confirms mid-market demand

Nasma Residences Phase 1 has sold out less than a month after launch, confirming investor-demand for mid-market residential properties in Sharjah. Advertised by the developer, ARADA, as offering ‘aspirational yet accessible living in an urban setting’, the new master-planned residential community was announced in mid-March with residential units starting at AED 995,000 (US$ 271,000). Nasma Residences is scheduled for completion ...

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Jannah Hotels and Resorts announces debut Sharjah property

UAE-based luxury hotel operator and developer, Jannah Hotels and Resorts, has announced a new luxury mixed-use development on Al Khan Lagoon, Ras Al Khor, in Sharjah city. According to the hotel group, the 57 storey property will include a high-end shopping mall, office space, hotel apartments and a new luxury hotel and spa to be called Jannah Al Khan Hotel ...

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