Economic progress in Dubai to reach 5.6%

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Economic progress in Dubai could hit as high as 5.6% this 2014 if the worldwide economy maintains bubbly however the emirate’s rebounding realty sector faces a short-term price correction, according to a report.

Economic progress in Dubai to reach 5.6%

Economic progress in Dubai to reach 5.6%

Dubai will remain show an increase of 3.5% GDP (gross domestic product) development, and if it stays strong and vibrant then the emirate could hit as high as 5.6% per annum.

The IMF expected in a current statement that Dubai’s ability to fund its debts had boosted because of tougher economic progress and more conservative spending, but advised that the emirate would still be susceptible in a major decline of the worldwide economy.

In latest forecast, it was reported that they see Dubai increasing at 5.6% in 2014, urged by transportation, trade and tourism.

In second quarter of 2014, residential sales prices and rents were still on the climb, however, the rate of intensification slowed radically for both sale prices and lease rates, leading to yield firmness.

The report states that as many as 30,000 additional units are needed in Dubai through 2018 to maintain rent stability. Report averred that the figure is based on its internal monitoring of declared, commenced, delayed and ongoing projects.

File reflects that real prices attuned in representative projects across Dubai that has been done since 2009. On the other hand, the average net yields for individual properties compressed to 5.6% and 4.5% for apartments and villas.

Net yields have compressed and that it could be a step too far. Market clearness seems to be reverting and that could amplify the risk profile. As an assumption pays a major role in this market the property sector will persist to show instability.

Meanwhile, the report also recommends that long term capital approval due to robust demographics is a predictable situation nevertheless the recent supply trends and affordability restrictions will pose challenges to continued long-term development.

Mohamed Dekkak