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Sharjah-held Shurooq’s UAE project portfolio totals $2bn

Sharjah Investment and Development Authority’s (Shurooq) project portfolio in the UAE spans 11.74km2, it has been revealed. In the last nine years, Shurooq’s real estate investments have amounted to $2.1bn (AED7.6bn), which includes completed and ongoing projects. Shurooq’s portfolio includes large-scale projects such as Al Qasba, Al Majaz Waterfront, and Al Montazah Amusement and Waterpark, as well as the Al ...

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SPWD accomplishes AED2.5 million Mafraq Park in Kalba

The new park is an addition to the series of park projects being implemented by SPWD in the various areas of the emirate. Engineer Ali bin Shaheen Al Suwaidi, Chairman of  Sharjah Public Works Department, said that the project is part of a series of development projects that came within the directives of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohamed ...

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Shurooq and Emaar Hospitality Group announce Vida Al Qasba Sharjah

The Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) signed a management agreement with Emaar Hospitality Group to operate a lifestyle boutique hotel in the heart of Al Qasba, one of the most popular lifestyle and leisure destinations in the emirate. Vida Al Qasba Sharjah, to be operated under Emaar Hospitality Group’s Vida Hotels and Resorts, an upscale lifestyle hotel and serviced ...

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Moody’s rating to boost investments into Sharjah

The recent Moody’s rating for Sharjah will impact positively on the emirate’s business environment as well help in attracting investments, according to the chairman of Sharjah Economic Development Department (SEDD). Sharjah’s rating of A3 by Moody’s Investors Service is based on the increased government revenue, stability of the budget indicators and high gross domestic product (GDP) per capita, Sultan Abdullah ...

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First Korean healthcare facility to open in Sharjah

The Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) has signed a memorandum of understanding with REI Holding Group and Haewon Medical Foundation Sejong General Hospital to establish the first Korean hospital in Sharjah. The signing ceremony took place in the South Korean capital Seoul, where Shurooq Executive Chairman Marwan bin Jassim Al Sarkal and representatives from Shurooq and REI Holding were ...

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Economic Majlis Highlights Importance of Incentives in Supporting Business Sectors in Sharjah

200 senior government officials, consuls, businessmen and investors take part in economic session Al Shehhi: “Newly introduced incentives play a vital role in stimulating the business environment.” Al Sarkal: “Economic Council highlights flexible legislation Sharjah offers to investors” Al Hajri: “Our aim from the Majlis is to map out strategic opportunities to boost Sharjah’s FDI and diversified sectors” Al Musharrakh: ...

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New road project to boost connectivity and logistics in Sharjah

Sharjah’s largest infrastructure project has taken another step towards completion following the inauguration of the Middle East’s longest covered tunnel, part of a highway development expected to boost connectivity, trade and logistics between the east and west coasts of the emirate. On April 14 Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, ruler of Sharjah and member of the UAE’s Supreme Council, set ...

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Invest in Sharjah Wins ‘Investment Project Agency’ Award for Second Consecutive Year

Leading economic development agency in Middle East in attracting capital investment projects The Sharjah FDI Office, (Invest in Sharjah), has reinforced its status as one of the region’s key foreign investment drivers, having been recognised once again as a top ‘Investment Project Agency’ (IPA) in one of the most important and prestigious investment industry awards worldwide. The ‘Mac Conway’ awards, ...

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Multi-million dollar LED plant to be set-up in SAIF Zone

Rexton Technologies Middle East, an industrial arm of Sharjah-headquartered Kingston Holdings FZC, is setting up a multi-million dollar LED Manufacturing facility in Sharjah Airport Free Zone (SAIF Zone), to capitalise on the region’s growing demand for LED lights. According to recent research by Frost & Sullivan, the GCC LED market is currently growing at 16.8 percent (CAGR) per annum and ...

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