Real Estate, Construction & Hotels

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Opportunities for Foreign Investment and Ownership in Oman

by Ahmed Al Barwani / Chelsea Pollard

As part of Oman Vision 2040, a comprehensive framework has been created to encourage foreign investment, especially within the real estate and tourism sectors focusing on ITCs.

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Lessons Learnt from Covid: Mitigating Risk on Hotel Construction Projects

by Leith Al-Ali

After over two years of Covid lockdowns, the hotel and hospitality sector in the UAE is bustling once again.

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Injunctions Preventing a Call on a Bond: potential problems complying the UAE courts’ requirements

by Andrew Symms / Steven Graham

The UAE construction market typically uses FIDIC standard forms of contract; or other forms with similar provisions, particularly in relation to dispute resolution.

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Hotel projects and defects – some practical considerations

by Euan Lloyd

Many hotel projects are being developed across the GCC (particularly in KSA), while many existing hotels are (or have recently been) refurbished.

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Recent Developments in Abu Dhabi Construction Arbitration

by Andrew Symms

With the abolition of the DIFC-LCIA Arbitration Centre in Dubai, in September 2021, there has been some discussion about whether this might be the opportunity for Abu Dhabi to take centre stage for construction arbitration in the UAE.

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The Real Estate Scene in KSA: How the Saudi 2030 Vision is changing things

by Charbel Sabeh

Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030, unveiled in 2016, creates a strategic plan to encourage foreign investment and prioritize sectors including technology, education, healthcare and tourism.

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