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UAE Property Website Raises $20m For MidEast Expansion Plan

UAE property website raises $20m for MidEast expansion plan

UAE-based real estate website Bayut.com has announced that it has closed a $20 million Series C venture round, four months after its Series B funding that added $9 million to its finances. The funding comes from one of Bayut’s current investors, a fund which focuses on frontier and emerging markets with over $1 billion in assets under management, Bayut said ...

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Idaho Commercial Landscape Designs Win Awards

Idaho Commercial Landscape Designs Win Awards

The Idaho Montana Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects has honored local and regional landscape architectural firms in its latest top-projects competition. Idaho winners included: Excellence Award: Scentsy Commons, Phase Three Office Tower. Firm: CTA Inc. General design category. Honor Award: St. Luke’s Magic Valley Medical Center. Firm: South Landscape Architecture. General design category. Honor Award: Silver Creek Watershed, Annual Reporting. ...

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Operatives Seek Non-Mortgage Housing Finance Systems

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Reeling from the stain of negative report in which African mortgage markets had been painted by global institutions, as a major impediment in the march to address visible and rapidly growing demand for housing; continent’s mortgage operators and experts recently met in Durban, South Africa to enhance the flow of finance for the troubled sector by calling on the countries to ...

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See Breathtaking Photos Of A 250-million-year-old Cave House

See Breathtaking Photos Of A 250-million-year-old Cave House

Angelo Mastropietro spent £160,000 turning this 250-million-year-old cave into his dream house. From the outside this rocky dwelling looks pretty normal, but inside it has all the furnishings of a regular house. Angelo, 38, spent 1,000 back-breaking hours transforming the historic cave in Wyre Forest, Worcestershire. The real-life Fred Flintstone was living a high-flying life as the head of a ...

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US To Track Secret Buyers of Luxury Real Estate

US To Track Secret Buyers of Luxury Real Estate

Concerned about illicit money flowing into luxury real estate, the Treasury Department said Wednesday that it would begin identifying and tracking secret buyers of high-end properties. The initiative will start in two of the nation’s major destinations for global wealth: Manhattan and Miami-Dade County. It will shine a light on the darkest corner of the real estate market: all-cash purchases ...

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See Awesome Aerial Shots Of Dubai As Taken By Ali Adeel

See Awesome Ariel Shots Of Dubai As Taken By Ali Adeel

In these pictures, Ali Adee, a corporate banker,  captured the incredible beauty of Dubai in awesome aerial shots. He climbed to the top of some of the city’s sky scrapers to take the captivating pictures. He revealed that in order to enter the buildings he has to sneak in undetected. Ali, 35, who is originally from Pakistan but born and ...

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Jones Library Hires Finegold Alexander Architects of Boston To Design Up To $40m Expansion

Jones Library Hires Finegold Alexander Architects of Boston To Design Up To $40m Expansion

A Boston company that completed architectural designs for renovating and expanding the Holyoke Public Library will oversee a similar project for the Jones Library. The Jones Library trustees last week, voted unanimously to hire Finegold Alexander Architects to handle the work, following a recommendation from a subcommittee that narrowed the five architects who participated in public interviews in December to ...

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Playboy Mansion On Sale For $US200m

Playboy mansion on sale for $US200m and it comes with a catch

The notorious Playboy Mansion is set to go on sale with an asking price of $US200m. It was learnt that the surrounding homes have an asking price of $60m-$90m but the asking price of  $200m was marked for the playboy mansion because of the acreage. According to TMZ, the 1927 Los Angeles residence of Hugh Hefner is set to be ...

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