Articles by Bridget Gleeson

Improving the transparency of the market and creating free zones will be key to attracting foreign investment into the Abu Dhabi real estate sectors says industry expert.   With the growth of Foreign Direct Investments (FDIs) in the Emirate increasing by 7% last year according to the Statistics Centre – ...
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As Egypt’s economy looks to foreign investors and the Egyptian diaspora on its road to recovery, the 6th edition of Cityscape Egypt gets ready to launch Cityscape Egypt, which kicks off this month, looks to spur more real estate investment opportunities for both local and foreign investors - amid growing evidence ...
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YouGov’s Brandindex yearly rankings of the best perceived brands by women in the UAE has been topped by Emirates Airline. Top 10 Emirates is the most positively perceived brand by women in the UAE over the past year. 2016 also saw Emirates crowned as the number 1 brand in the ...
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The Top Brands in 2016 – Highlights from the BrandIndex Buzz Rankings The 2016 annual BestBrand Rankings released by YouGov using our flagship daily brand tracker, BrandIndex have crowned national airline Emirates, mega food and beverage manufacturer, Almarai and world renowned social media giant Facebook as the most positively perceived ...
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92% of millennials in the GCC believe climate change is a real threat to the world A Recent YouGov Study has found that millennials in the GCC are increasingly concerned about the effects of global warming on the climate and its damaging impact in the future.  YouGov invited millennials aged ...
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A Majority of Female Respondents in the UAE Believe That They Have the Same Level of Workplace Equality as Their Counterparts in the West Nearly half of female respondents in the UAE believe that their chance of being promoted is entirely dependent on their performance and not their gender, according ...
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Home grown UAE brands have dominated YouGov BrandIndex’s first UAE Brand Advocacy rankings, which ranks brands that receive the highest recommendations from their own customers. From a pool of more than 410 major brands, the top 10 brands with the highest consumer recommendation levels were led by Emirates Airline at ...
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The future has arrived - driverless cars are officially here. Driverless cars are currently being trialled in Dubai, driverless taxis are being trialled in Singapore and the USA, while in the UK trials have also been approved in selected areas. But how are driverless cars perceived by UAE Residents? A ...
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In a new survey by YouGov for Bayt.com titled ‘Top Cities in the Middle East and North Africa’, both Dubai and Abu Dhabi ranked the highest for cities to live in. The ranking was based on several factors including economic, environmental, standard of living, socio-cultural, and entrepreneurship factors. The survey ...
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