Nick  Smith

    Property Talk

    Nick Smith is the former CEO of The Wave, Muscat. You can reach him at

Idea of the Nike 'swoosh'
    May 25, 2010

Fancy being the person who came up with the idea of the Nike 'swoosh' – that oddly shaped tick which must be the best known product symbol in the world.

HSBC lowers mortgage rates

Residential handover on April 7
    April 6, 2010

This week sees another major milestone for Muscat Hills, with the first residential handover taking place on April 7. I was fortunate to be given a preview of the property by Chandra Lahiri, the group managing director.

Short trip to South Africa
    March 31, 2010

I have just returned from a short trip to South Africa, a country in the final preparations for the football World Cup to be held there in June and July this year.

Stable growth for all real estate
    March 23, 2010

Many of you will have friends who work for organisations offering architectural, design, quantity surveying and technical support services to the developers and construction companies responsible for the new projects in Oman.