A study into media coverage of the Dubai’s major real estate developers saw negative reports fall considerably by the third quarter of this year.

The global financial crisis has impacted the emirate’s real estate industry, with prices falling up to 50% from their high at the end of 2008.

But, as the effects begin to soften and green shoots appear, negative reports of the sector has also waned, according to the results of the Mediastow Q3 report.