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Economic Update | Sharjah: Homing In

29 Mar 2012
Sharjah’s real estate and construction sector could be in for a welcome boost as the government looks to address the shortage of affordable housing in the emirate. And while lower prices in...

Economic Update | Sharjah: Widening the tourism net

5 Jan 2012
Sharjah’s push to increase the role its tourism sector plays appears to be paying dividends, with hotels reporting higher occupancy rates and airlines adding the emirate as a destination.

Economic Update | Sharjah: Renter’s market

10 Oct 2011
Sharjah’s real estate sector is a buyer’s and renter’s market at the moment, with prices falling since the beginning of the year and more residents reporting satisfaction with the affordability of...

Economic Update | Sharjah: Top rank tourism

1 Jul 2011
Tourism officials in Sharjah have adopted a hard-sell approach to promoting the emirate’s credentials as a travel destination, racking up frequent flyer points of their own as they criss-cross the...

Economic Update | Sharjah: Telecoms roll-out

5 May 2011
The telecommunications industry in Sharjah and the wider UAE is expecting important changes with the introduction of long-term evolution (LTE) and voice over internet protocol (VoIP) services, as...

Economic Update | Sharjah: Banking on growth

22 Mar 2011
The conservative approaches to money management employed by for four Sharjah-based lenders have paid off judging by their year-end financial statements for 2010, which have recently been released.