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THE FIRST GROUP Teams with IQI Global to Target Potential Investors in Asia-Pacific Region Dubai, United Arab Emirates. -Wednesday, May 16th 2018  

The First Group, one of Dubai’s most-respected property developers, is partnering with the prominent South-East Asian real estate investment advisor, IQI Global, to promote its expanding portfolio of hotels and hotel apartments to IQI Global clientele throughout the Asia-Pacific region. IQI...

The First Group Signs Landmark Deal to Bring World’s First ‘MasterChef The TV Experience’ Restaurant... Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Monday, January 29th 2018 [ar]  

Dubai-based property developer and fast-growing F&B specialist The First Group has signed a landmark deal with global content powerhouse Endemol Shine Group to bring the world’s first MasterChef the TV Experience restaurant to Dubai. Based on the hugely popular MasterChef reality television...

The First Group Marks Hotel Portfolio Milestone with Completion of TRYP by Wyndham Dubai Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, September 10th 2017 [ar]  

Global property developer The First Group has taken possession of its second hotel property, TRYP by Wyndham Dubai, marking another significant milestone in its portfolio development strategy. The completion of the 675 upper mid-scale hotel in Dubai’s sought-after Barsha Heights district,...

The First Group’s New Dedicated Food & Beverage Division to Bring Innovative Dining Concepts to Dubai Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Monday, June 5th 2017 [ar]  

The First Group has launched a dedicated F&B business that will introduce new and established restaurant brands to Dubai, some of which will be global firsts. In a move that marks significant expansion for the Dubai-based property development firm, the new division will fill the gap in the...

The First Group Capitalises on Dubai’s Mid-Market Hotel Boom with Portfolio Expansion Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Monday, April 24th 2017 [ar]  

The First Group will open four new upscale hotels in Dubai by 2020 as the city’s visitor profile diversifies, driving demand for affordable luxury accommodation. As new family attractions open their doors, appealing to a broader market, and in preparation for Expo 2020 Dubai, which is...

The First Group Showcases Unparalleled Opportunities in Dubai’s Booming Property Sector to Chinese Investors Shanghai, China. -Sunday, March 26th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

Leading developer The First Group is showcasing the unrivalled opportunities in Dubai’s property market to Chinese investors at this week’s Dubai Property Show in Shanghai. The British-owned firm, which is one of Dubai’s most respected international hotel & property developers, is...

TFG Asset Management Reveals Industry-First Insight into Recruitment Challenges Facing Dubai Hoteliers Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, February 26th 2017 [ar]  

In an industry first, hotel asset management specialist TFG Asset Management has revealed the financial impact of high staff turnover on Dubai’s booming hotel industry. Dubai’s hotel room supply grew five percent in 2016 to surpass the milestone of 100,000 rooms for the first time.  The...

The First Group’s the One at Jumeirah Village Circle Wins Prestigious Architectural Award  Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, January 15th 2017 [ar]  

The One at Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC), one of the latest hotel developments from leading Dubai-based property firm The First Group, has been named Leisure and Hospitality Project of the Year at the prestigious Middle East Architect Awards. The 40-storey tower in Dubai’s JVC precinct is...

The First Group Celebrates Construction Progress on Award-Winning Millennium Place JVT Dubai Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Monday, November 14th 2016 [ar]  

The First Group has undertaken a ceremony to celebrate the progress of construction at one of its newest hotel developments, Millennium Place JVT Dubai, an award-winning project located in the heart of ‘New Dubai’ - the bustling Jumeirah Village Triangle (JVT) district. The ceremony was...

The First Group’s Millennium Place JVT Dubai Honoured At Prestigious International Property Awards Dubai,United Arab Emirates -Monday, September 26th 2016 [ar]  

Millennium Place JVT Dubai, one of the latest hotel projects from leading Dubai-based property developer The First Group, has received a Highly Commended Award in the Best New Hotel Design & Construction category at the 2016-17 Africa & Arabia Property Awards. The property eclipsed a host of...

The First Group Names Indian Cricket Legend Sunil Gavaskar as Its Newest Ambassador Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Monday, September 19th 2016 [ar]  

Indian Test cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar is the latest international sports star to endorse leading Dubai-based property developer, The First Group. The much-loved former cricketer, who is widely regarded as one of the greatest opening batsmen in cricket history, has been named The First...

The First Group Appoints Millennium & Copthorne to Manage New Stylish Hotel in Dubai’s JVT District Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, May 22nd 2016 [ar]  

 The First Group has appointed Millennium & Copthorne to manage its stylish new hotel in Dubai’s thriving Jumeirah Village Triangle (JVT) district. The landmark deal was inked on Thursday, the 19th of May, at an official signing ceremony attended by Rob Burns, Chief Operating Officer,...

The First Group gears up to open WYNDHAM Dubai Marina Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, February 14th 2016 [ar]  

Leading Dubai-based property developer The First Group has taken possession of its first hotel development located in the heart of Dubai Marina: a 32-storey, 486-room, four-star property flagged under the globally recognized Wyndham Hotels and Resorts® brand.   Known as Wyndham Dubai...

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