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Dubai Sports City is a 50-million square feet mixed use development that is the world's first integrated purpose-built sports city. The development is being built around five major sports venues and features a series of major sports academy facilities. Among the star attractions are the 25,000-seat capacity Dubai International Stadium which has staged more Twenty20 International cricket than any other venue in the world; an 18-hole championship golf course, The Els Club –“ Ernie Els 'first golf course design concept in the Middle East 'that hosted the Asian Tour's 2014 finale, the Dubai Open, together with its state-of-the-art Clubhouse including multiple dining options; the International Cricket Council (ICC) head office and the ICC Academy with its state-of-the-art indoor and outdoor facilities, including two floodlit full-sized ovals: the Dubai Sports City Sports Village that includes a full-sized FIFA-approved indoor football pitch (believed to be the only one if its kind in the UAE) within the Indoor Dome, which is home to Spanish Soccer Schools runs by former Real Madrid and Spain legend Michel Salgado and includes outdoor grass and artificial turf pitches; Fit Republik, with the only permanent fully Olympic-equipped gymnastic arena in the UAE and an Olympic-sized swimming pool; and the Butch Harmon School of Golf, with world-leading coaches and facilities.Read
The recent Middle East Job Index survey, compiled Bayt.com, and research and consulting group, YouGov, has revealed that the majority of employers across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) intend to hire soon, with 65% of those in the GCC planning to hire in the next three months. Notable increases in hiring expectancy were witnessed in the UAE and Saudi Arabia.Read
Dubai's residential and hospitality markets have rebalanced towards a "new normal" in the first six months of 2016, according to Deloitte's new report "Deloitte Real Estate Predictions 2016 - H1 Review." The report predicts that residential sale prices will decline further in Dubai for the balance of 2016, but that this rate of decline will slow, as value and affordability returns to the market. "Our real estate advisory team issued a Real Estate Predictions Report in January 2016, which looked at trends and prospects for Dubai's real estate market," said Robin Williamson, Managing Director, Deloitte Corporate Finance Limited, Middle East. "Now that we have moved into the second half of 2016, we have compared the predictions that we made for Dubai's residential, hospitality, office and retail markets with actual trends in the first half of 2016."Read
The Focal Points Network on Women, Peace and Security was recently launched by Spain in partnership with the UAE and the governments of Canada, Chile, Japan, and Namibia to promote women’s leadership and participation in peace and security processes.Read
Affordability remained the centre of discussions at the recently concluded Cityscape Global real estate exhibition in Dubai and the city's rental market reflected just that in August 2016. To the delight of renters, Dubai's apartment rental market saw values edge down further - less so for neighbouring Abu Dhabi, where rents exhibited a resurge with an upward movement. As always, the two main markets of the UAE continued to lure investors with relatively affordable prices and attractive rental returns on investment, with Dubai recording real estate transactions worth an impressive $43 billion by the end of August 2016.Read
Viceroy Bar and Cocktail Lounge
Located in Four Points Hotel in Bur Dubai, this remains one of the popular hang out places in this part of town.
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