The humble beginnings of the Dubai economy and subsequent rise to fame Today, Dubai is the epicenter of financial activity in the Middle East due to the free trade zones in the emirate. The numerous free zones not only add to the GDP of Dubai but also add to the population base of expatriates living… Continue Reading Free Trade Zones in Dubai (6 mins)
Blockchain technologies, specifically cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin have been making headlines lately as the world begins to utilize them in various transactions. Once stigmatized as a tool to enable money laundering, drug dealing, murder for hire and other illicit “dark web” transactions on sites like Silkroad, these technologies have shed their stigma, gone mainstream and minted… Continue Reading Bitcoin is Impacting Multi-Family Real Estate Transactions, What’s Next?
Last Thursday, Paul MacPherson returned to Cornell for his second time as part of the Distinguished Speaker Series. Paul is the Executive Vice President of Global Business and Real Estate Development of Kerzner International in Dubai. He has lived in Dubai for 12 years and his visit was in anticipation of the Second-year Baker student’s international… Continue Reading DSS Wrap-up: Paul MacPherson Returns to Ready Students for Dubai Trek