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CW In Focus | Dubai property market overview [September 2019]

Construction Week's biweekly YouTube bulletin rounds up the Dubai real estate sector's performance in summer 2019

Dubai’s housing market is beginning to gain momentum after Property Finder released data showing that the off-plan market accounted for the majority of house transactions in the emirate during summer 2019.

Sales during June, July, and August 2019, off-plan residential 5,032 transactions, worth $2bn (AED7.3bn) were conducted in Dubai, marking growth over June-August 2018's 3,462 transactions. 

Property Finder’s report also revealed that in terms of total volume, Dubai witnessed 8,833 residential sales transactions in the summer of 2019 compared to 6,618 deals in the corresponding period of 2018.

Property Finder’s director of research and data, Lynnette Abad, said the off-plan market is still a very lucrative investment in Dubai.

In this episode of Construction Week In Focus, Ashley Williams, features writer at Construction Week, outlines the key property trends that were noted in Dubai as of September 2019. 

Construction Week In Focus is a twice-weekly bulletin of the Middle East's top news from the real estate development and contracting sectors. The series is hosted on Construction Week's YouTube channel, alongside weekly series published by its sister titles. The latter includes MEP Engineered by MEP Middle EastFM Live by facilities management Middle East, and Heavy Metal by PMV Middle East.

Subscribe to the Construction Week YouTube channel for the latest from the region's construction sector.

Construction Week In Focus episodes are published each Sunday and Wednesday. Heavy Metal episodes are published on Mondays, and FM Live updates are presented on Tuesdays. MEP Engineered rounds off the week each Thursday. All videos are published at 4.30pm Dubai time. 

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