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Sharjah: New residential hubs emerge

Sharjah: New residential hubs emerge
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GRADUAL SHIFT: In the last 12 months, there was a gradual shift in housing demand from locations in the city centre to emerging residential hubs within Sharjah. Image Credit: Supplied
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THE NASMA RESIDENCES BY ARADA. The project is located at the intersection of Emirates Road Highway E611 and Maliha Road, spanning just over 5 million square feet. Image Credit: Supplied
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PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS: Close to Dh16.7 billion worth of residential transactions were recorded in the emirate last year, making up 69.4 per cent of total real estate transactions in the city. Image Credit: Supplied
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A SCENE ON SHARJAH BEACH: Apart from the price factor, the availability of gated communities in emerging locations of the city, less traffic congestion, and the fact that these are relatively new developments were part of the attraction for property buyers. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives/Ahmed Ramzan
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PREMIUM: Sharjah is the only property market in the UAE where they are able to sell at a premium to what they bought at. An artist';s view of a Tilal Properties development, a joint venture between Sharjah Asset Management and Eskan Real Estate Development. Image Credit: Supplied
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Tilal City allows UAE residents to buy properties on a 100-year leasehold basis, based on laws regulating Sharjah’s property market. Image Credit: Supplied
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TILAL CITY IN SHARJAH: Masterplanned communities in ';New Sharjah'; are seeing healthy levels of secondary market activity, sas Shane Breen, Director of Commercial Valuations and Consultancy Services at Savills-Sharjah. “This is expected to increase significantly over the next two-three years as project handovers ramp up." Image Credit: Gulf News Archives
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Apartments in Sharjah. Sharjah’s property market has been seeing a spike in the launch of large-sized residential developments. Image Credit: Atiq-ur-Rehman /Gulf News Archives
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GREATER RETAIL CAPACITY: Sharjah will also be seeing more retail capacity coming online in the next year or two, with Aljada being a major destination in the making. Image Credit: Corbis
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REGULAR LAUNCHES: The Skyline of Sharjah. Sharjah property developers came out with regular launches last year — these included Sharjah Sustainable City (from Shurooq and Diamond Developers), The Boulevard and Nest Complex (Arada), and Muwailah Community (Thuraiah Group). Image Credit: Virendra Saklani / Gulf News
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SECONDARY MARKET PRICE BOOSTER: Towers of Sharjah as seen from Mamzar Lagoon. In Sharjah';s residential communities, the start of handovers is offering a boost to prices in the secondary space. Expect a repeat at Aljada, where handovers will start later in the year. Image Credit: Gulf News
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BEAUTIFUL DAY IN SHARJAH, UAE: All through this 2020, there will be handovers of earlier launched projects. The first and second phases of Nasma Residences are now in handover mode. Image Credit: Istock