World Economic Forum Updates From Craig Plumb, Head Of Research World Economic Forum Updates From Craig Plumb, Head Of Research

World Economic Forum Updates From Craig Plumb, Head Of Research

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World Economic Forum Updates From Craig Plumb, Head Of Research:
Craig Plumb, Head of Research, MENA, is in Jordan ...
Online Travel Agencies: The Hospitality Catch 22 Online Travel Agencies: The Hospitality Catch 22

Online Travel Agencies: The Hospitality Catch 22

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Online Travel Agencies: The Hospitality Catch 22:
Online travel agencies (OTA’s) have carved a deep ...
A Lighthearted Look At The Burj Khalifa’s More Interesting Features A Lighthearted Look At The Burj Khalifa’s More Interesting Features

A Lighthearted Look At The Burj Khalifa’s More Interesting Features

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A Lighthearted Look At The Burj Khalifa’s More Interesting Features:
The Burj Khalifa is the world's tallest tower. At ...
Opportunities in Egypt’s Education Sector Opportunities in Egypt’s Education Sector

Opportunities in Egypt’s Education Sector

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Opportunities in Egypt’s Education Sector:
Egypt’s education sector is undergoing a small rev ...

Cairo – Q1 2017 Market Overview

The stabilization of the Egyptian Pound (EGP) has attracted increased interest from foreign investors and greater economic optimism in the country. Read More...

Brexit Impact On UK Properties

For those who feared Armageddon after the Brexit vote, the recent economic news from the UK has been a pleasant surprise. Over the summer, high street activity was unexpectedly vigorous. Read More...

Egyptian Real Estate

Egypt’s move to introduce Value Added Tax (VAT) has been praised by the IMF as a step in the right direction. It is expected that VAT will increase inflation by 1% and reduce the budget deficit by 1-3%. Read More...
Middle East Retail Market

Sharia Compliant Investing in Real Estate

Originally featured on The Investor, this article by my colleague Claudio Sgobba is an excellent guide to Sharia compliant investing in real estate.

Growing demand for Sharia Compliant Investments

Becoming Sharia Compliant Investors

Social Islamic Investments

Middle East Retail Market Moves Up, But London Dominates

This article, put together by my colleague James Brown, talks about the growing importance of the Middle East retail market. The original can be found here.

Structural change is sweeping the retail market industry as technology and e-commerce platforms become more sophisticated; however, demand for the right physical space, in the right location, is stronger than ever,” said James Brown, Director of Global Retail Research for JLL. Read More...

Borders are becoming less of an issue for retailers pursuing opportunities overseas and we’re seeing the global retail landscape shifting fast to accommodate the change. Read More...

For many retailers, London is the entry point to Europe and recent entrants include J.Crew, Arc’teryx, Club Monaco, Kit and Ace, and John Varvatos. Read More...

The Destination Retail report has also highlighted that one-third of the top 15 global retail cities are now located in the Middle East. Read More...

Dubai, Kuwait City, Abu Dhabi, Jeddah and Riyadh are emerging as business and travel hubs, and this means they’re increasingly catching the eye of global retail brands.
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Many brands prefer to work with a local partner to assist in understanding the cultures, local business practices and logistics. Read More...