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This week on Marketplace Middle East

Khaldoun Tabari tells MME how Mideast real estate will fare in the wake of recent unrest.
Khaldoun Tabari tells MME how Mideast real estate will fare in the wake of recent unrest.
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Emerging economies weathered the global economic storm better than Western countries
  • How are Mideast investors now coping in the face of economic uncertainties?
  • Leading contractor Khaldoun Tabari on the fate of real estate in the wake of Mideast protests

(CNN) -- IN FOCUS: Where will Mideast money go?

With the global economic downturn, the developed economies of the West were badly hit, but the emerging world saw some continued growth.

Middle East investors -- along with their abundant cash supplies -- decided to keep their money close to home. They invested in real estate, energy and infrastructure projects across the Middle East, and particularly North Africa. Now as the region reels from uncertainty, where will Mideast money go? MME finds out.

FACETIME: Khaldoun Tabari, CEO, Drake & Scull International

He's the CEO of the contractor responsible for building Dubai's Chamber of Commerce, the Sultan Qaboos Mosque in Oman and the King Abdullah University of Science & Technology in Saudi Arabia.

Now he's looking at how to manage the company's multi-million dollar projects in Egypt, Libya and the rest of the region. MME asks Khaldoun Tabari, CEO of Drake & Scull International, how badly the real estate sector could be exposed to the recent unrest.

Watch the show this week at the times (GMT) below:

Friday: 0915, 1745
Saturday: 0445
Sunday: 0615,1745
Monday: 0145

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