Nov 15, 2023

Saudi-based Oryx Real Estate Partners has become the latest Mena firm to expand its UK property portfolio.

Nov 14, 2023

Arcapita UK propertyBahrain-based alternative investment firm Arcapita has launched a $100 million investment fund for UK-based real estate.

Oct 03, 2023

Kuwait-based asset manager Kamco Invest has broadened its international footprint with its first office in the UK.

Sep 29, 2023

Egypt, golden licencesThe Egyptian government is set to grant more golden licences in a bid to attract more overseas investors.

Sep 27, 2023

GCC, investors, Egyptian, real estate, attraction, wealthy, research Egyptian real estate has become a primary attraction for wealthy investors in the GCC, according to recent research.

Aug 31, 2023

Women, UAE, real estateThe number of women investors in the UAE real estate sector grew by 51% in 2022 and looks set to continue that trend in 2023, according to data from the Dubai Land Department.

Aug 21, 2023

Egypt, real estateMiddle East investors are set to spend up to US$120 billion on Egypt’s burgeoning real estate sector, according to recently published research.

Jul 28, 2023

Banque Misr, RE fund, Egypt, Misr, real estate fund, real estate, fundEgypt’s Banque Misr is set to debut a US$16.1 million real estate fund.

Jul 21, 2023

ADIA, subsidiary, invest, Japanese, property, portfolio, Abu Dhabi, sovereign wealth fund, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, ADIA,Singapore, private equity, SC Capital Partners, Goldman Sachs Asset Management, portfolio, Japanese, hotelsA wholly-owned subsidiary of Abu Dhabi’s sovereign wealth fund, the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), has joined forces with Singapore-based private equity firm SC Capital Partners and Goldman Sachs Asset Management to acquire a portfolio of luxury Japanese hotels.

Jun 23, 2023

GFH, real estate, Bahrain, asset manager, GFH Financial Group, business, private equity, real estate, assetsBahrain-based asset manager GFH Financial Group has launched a new business unit to manage its private equity and real estate assets.



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