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Dubai Land Department is a strategic partner at the Dubai International Government Achievements Exhibition (DIGAE) 2017 MARCH 25, 2017

Dubai – United Arab Emirates, March 25, 2017: Dubai Land Department (DLD) has announced its participation as a strategic partner in the fifth edition of the Dubai International Government Achievements Exhibition (DIGAE) 2017. The exhibition is held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and organised by the Dubai Government Excellence Program with sponsorship from a number of government entities including DLD as a strategic partner. The event will take place from 2 – 4 April at the Dubai World Trade Centre under the theme ‘National Government, Global Achievements.’

His Excellency Sultan Butti bin Mejren, Director General of Dubai Land Department, commented: “DLD is one of the leading government entities providing services to a wide range of customers in the real estate sector – a key industry for our local economy. We are keen to communicate with all segments to showcase our achievements, and the Dubai Government Achievements Exhibition is an ideal platform for fulfilling this objective. We will be participating in all the activities, given that they are highly relevant to everything we do across our operations and services. We are confident that this year’s edition will help us to build on our success at previous editions, due to the careful planning that we have undertaken in preparation for this important event.”

At its interactive platform, DLD will showcase the smart solutions and achievements that it has made in Dubai’s real estate sector. DLD has been keen to improve its services year on year to keep up with the latest technological developments and enhance the happiness of its customers, relying on its constant strategy for innovation and creativity.

Sultan Butti bin Mejren added: “We are proud of our achievements, which are inspired by the vision of our wise leadership to establish Dubai as a home to happy individuals who are proud of the government institutions that offer them smart, convenient services that are in keeping with the spirit of modern times. We are pleased to participate in this exhibition, which provides its visitors with an overview of the first-class achievements offered by DLD.”

DLD is participating in this event under the theme ‘Dubai Land…Innovative Achievements…Global Leadership’, and will be part of the following three events this year: Dubai Government Achievements Exhibition, International Property Show, and Future Cities Exhibition.

About Dubai Land Department

Dubai Land Department (DLD) was found in May 1960 to establish the most prominent real estate sector in the Middle East and in the world.

DLD provides outstanding services to all its customers whilst developing the necessary legislation to propel the real estate sector in Dubai, organizing and promoting real estate investment, and spreading industry

knowledge. DLD seeks regional and worldwide innovation in real estate with the aid of its active organizations that include: Real Estate Regulatory Agency, the regulatory arm, Real Estate Investment Management & Promotion Center, the investment arm, Dubai Real Estate Institute, the educational arm, and Rental Dispute Center, the judicial arm.

Unified Toll Free Number:

In order for Dubai Land Department to provide the best possible service in a rapid manner and to ensure the comfort and happiness of our customers, it has activated a new toll-free call centre number [8004488]. This can be used for all Dubai Land Department and Rental Disputes Center enquiries.

 


 

Lucrative Returns on Investments Attracts Saudi Investors to the International Property Show in April MARCH 8, 2017 Saudi Arabian investors occupy second position among the non-local real estate investors in Dubai

Dubai, UAE, 8 March 2017: A report issued by Dubai Land Department (DLD) stated that 3,294 Saudi Arabian investors made transactions worth AED 8 billion in the real estate market in Dubai in 2016. The statistics demonstrate an annual growth in the real estate investment in Dubai by GCC investors, particularly from Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabian investors occupy the second position among the non-local real estate investors in Dubai while the Indian investors lead the first position.

“The Saudi investments in Dubai’s real estate market are governed by quantitative and qualitative investments. The prime reason for the investments is the positive investment climate offered by Dubai, along with the economic stability in the city, which promises lucrative returns on the real estate investments. Secondly, the policies incorporated by the Dubai government are clear and transparent which are encouraging Saudi investment in Dubai’s real estate. Furthermore Dubai is considered to be a haven for security and stability which attracts investors from within and outside the region alike,” said Walid Farghal, Director General Strategic Marketing & Exhibitions, organisers of International Property Show (IPS) which is officially supported by DLD.

“In addition, Dubai is home to several world-class industry events that serve as a driving force for the growth of the real estate market. The 13th edition of International Property Show (IPS) which will be held in April 2017 is an ideal platform for real estate professionals, investors and developers, and for those who are looking to meet and connect with industry leaders. IPS is the only property show in Dubai and the Middle East that permits direct real estate deals, subject to the authorisation granted by Real Estate Regulatory Agency (RERA), which enables all the exhibiting companies to receive down or full payments for the properties they sell at the show,” Farghal added. In a report released by DLD, it was stated that the real estate market showcased an influential start in 2017 with total transactions in the first 45 days amounting to AED 42 billion, as compared to the total investments in 2016 which was AED 91 billion for the whole year.

Farghal stated that the real estate industry in Dubai will see a steady growth in 2017 and the coming years. In addition, the Dubai real estate sector will continue witnessing investments from Saudi Arabia, because of its concrete and transparent policies and industry-driven shows as the International Property Show which serve as a strategic platform for experts in the industry to discuss and share best practices.

 


 

13th edition of International Property Show attracts 100 exhibitors from 40 countries FEBRUARY 15, 2017 Dubai Land Department: In first 45 days of 2017, value of real estate transactions reached AED 42 billion, nearly half of all 2016 investments (AED 91 billion)

International Property Show focuses on innovation and creativity in real estate marketing In collaboration with Dubai Land Department, show to host debut ‘Real Estate Brokers Village’ 16,000 visitors expected in 3 days Dubai, UAE, 15 February 2017: Representatives from Dubai Land Department (DLD) and officials from real estate companies have unveiled plans for the 13thInternational Property Show 2017 in Dubai, the only show of its kind which allows retail sales and purchases for both local and international properties.

At a press conference organised by Strategic Marketing & Exhibitions, the leading marketing and exhibitions company in the Middle East, today (Wednesday 15 February 2017) it was announced that 13th International Property Show 2017 will have over 100 exhibitors from 40 countries representing the cream of the international developers, brokers, consultants, and investors from all over the world. The show will be held from 2-4 April in Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.

The press conference was addressed byDawood Al Shezawi, CEO, Strategic Marketing & Exhibitions, Majid Saqer Al Marri, Senior Director of Real Estate Investment Management and Promotion Center in Dubai Land Department (DLD), Masood Al Awar, Chief Commercial Officer, Dubai Properties, and Sandeep Jaiswal, Chief Operating Officer, Azizi Developments. It was highlighted that the show is the only of its kind that allows direct real estate deals, thanks to the authorization given by Real Estate Regulatory Agency (RERA) since its launch. All the exhibiting companies have the right to receive down payments or full payments for the properties they sell.

Dawood Al Shezawi, CEO, Strategic Marketing & Exhibitions, said the company works according to a far-sighted vision and clear business plan to promote Dubai real estate sector in a unique manner.

Al Shezawi said that the International Property Show in its 13th edition will be quite different by focusing on innovative and creative ways to promote the real estate, and by allowing the investors to use the opportunities provided by the show to add real value to both visitors and investors.

“DLD is very much interested in all shows and exhibitions that aim to show the strength of our real estate market. We are keen to support these shows,” said Majid Saqer Al Marri, Senior Director of Real Estate Investment Management and Promotion Center in Dubai Land Department (DLD).

DLD, with its strategic partner, Strategic Marketing & Exhibitions are working together to support local developers. “Our support to this show is part of our main duties, specifically organising the real estate business and guaranteeing everybody’s’ right. This show provides the perfect environment for developers to operate and grow. Our support also gives greater credibility to the special offers and helps reassure clients,” continued Al Marri. Al Marri explained that in 2016, the total value of investments in the market exceeded AED 91 billion involving 42,018 investors. The growth now is very obvious in the first 45 days of this year. The realty industry in Dubai has taken a positive curve since the beginning of the year. A report released at the press conference by DLD showed that in the first 45 days of 2017 the transactions value reached AED 42 billion.

“There will be many initiatives in this year’s edition. One of the most important differentiators is the debut of the real estate brokers village in collaboration with DLD. The brokers will offer the best and latest properties in Dubai, and visitors will have special discounts and offers during the three-day show,” said Al Shezawi. Al Shezawi anticipated that the number of visitors will cross 16,000, with growth in the number of the deals as well, including some major ones.

Masood Al Awar, Chief Officer Commercial at Dubai Properties said: “With over a decade of experience as one of the top developers in the country, Dubai Properties’ objective is to continue to play a key role in shaping the future of the real estate industry. We are positive that our strategic partnership with one of the most influential and dynamic shows in the region, the International Property Show will support us in further promoting our projects that are strategically developed in answer to verified social and economic needs, as well as meet with current and potential customers and investors.”

Sandeep Jaiswal, Chief Operating Officer, Azizi Developments, one of the main sponsors of the International Property Show, said he is upbeat onthe real estate projects that will be showcased by the companies in the show. He explained that these projects fill the unmet needs in the market. Jaiswal said that his company’s participation is a great opportunity to show its projects, apart from the opportunity to meet other developers and share ideas.

Speakers in the press conference said that the show this year will register new record in terms of countries and companies that seek to benefit from the opportunity to clinch direct real estate contracts.

They also stressed that the show was keen to open new real estate markets to enhance its role as international platform that allows all key players in the real estate sector to meet, exchange experiences and seal deals. The show allows visitors to benefit from the chance to invest and get revenues from the promising real estate markets. After 13 years of its launch, International Property Show is able to compete among the most prestigious real estate events worldwide.

“This remarkable success pushes us as organizers to improve, by attracting more international participations and offering even better special offers. The International Property Show 2017 presents an opportunity for all stake holders in the real estate sector to benefit from,” Al Shezawi concluded.

International Property Show 2017 is held in sync with 7thAnnual Investment Meeting (AIM) 2017 and inaugural ‘Future Cities Show from 2-4 April in Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, which gives the three events further strength.

 


 

London third-biggest residential property market for Middle Eastern wealth after Abu Dhabi and Dubai FEBRUARY 8, 2017 International Property Show 2017 to host buoyant markets that offer lucrative returns

Portugal, Cyprus, India and Pakistan have been crowned as the top markets for buyers hoping to invest in property US$5.2 billion of cash from Middle East has found its way into developments in the United Kingdom and mainland Europe, according to the property broker CBRE Dubai, UAE, 08 February 2017: When it comes to balancing risk and reward in real estate, cities in Europe, South East Asia and Mediterranean fit into the sweet spot. In terms of house price, local rents and prospective growth – Portugal, Cyprus, India and Pakistan have been crowned as the top markets for buyers hoping to invest in property.

The 13th edition of the International Property Show (IPS) which will be held from April 2nd to 4th this year at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, will offer investors the best in real estate and properties from these markets.

It has been noted that despite the tumbling prices of oil, investors from the Middle East and GCC have continued their steady stream of investments on international soil. Investors from the small, oil-rich nation are focused mainly on hospitality assets in key markets. A report stated that about US$5.2 billion of cash from Middle East has found its way into hotels developments in the United Kingdom and mainland Europe, according to the property broker CBRE.

International Property Show 2017 will offer the best portfolio of hospitality properties from Europe including Spain, Czech Republic, Greece and Turkey. The Portugal and Cyprus pavilion will see participation from real estate companies featuring the latest developments and residency by investment program. Pakistan pavilion will showcase the finest projects and investments offers to local and international real estate investors and buyers. In addition, India pavilion will be promoting property investment for NRIs.

“If you are planning on making an investment, either for your own home, hospitality or a rental property, these are really good markets,” said Dawood Al Shezawi, CEO, Strategic Marketing & Exhibitions, organizers of the International Property Show. “These areas have seen an increase in returns in 2016 and it is expected that they will continue the positive momentum in 2017. In addition, these markets not only ensure lucrative returns, but also have very little risk of investment,” added Al Shezawi.

It has been noted that the Brexit referendum and the increased stamp duty have not been able to curb the Arab investor spirit. A recent Savills report stated that London remains the world’s most popular destination for cross-border investment into real estate, surpassing its closest competitor, Manhattan, by approximately $12.53 million (Dh46.04 million) in the previous year alone.

Furthermore, it has been revealed that London is the third-biggest residential property market for Middle Eastern wealth after Abu Dhabi and Dubai, according to Savills’ research.

With new real estate projects springing up everywhere in these international markets, the return on investment is certainly high. In addition, these areas are well equipped with modern infrastructure and facilities. Along with recent developments, the shopping is great, the attractions are beautiful and the lifestyle is well-balanced.

“Savvy investors should consider taking advantage of these buoyant markets. These areas are only going to boost demand for property in the coming months, whether for purchase or rent,” added Al Shezawi.

The 13th edition of the International Property Show is expected to be the biggest since its return, with over 200 exhibitors from 50 countries to participate.

The exhibition has been 80 per cent sold out so far, with both local and international exhibitors accounting similar share of space so far.

“Whether you’re looking to put down roots with a family home or to rent out your purchase for yield, the 13th edition of the show offer two things anyone making a home investment should be after – affordability and growth,” concluded Al Shezawi.

 


 

International Property Show 2017 to host buoyant markets that offer lucrative returns JANUARY 24, 2017 Portugal, Cyprus, India and Pakistan have been crowned as the top markets for buyers hoping to invest in property

When it comes to balancing risk and reward in real estate, cities in Europe, South East Asia and Mediterranean fit into the sweet spot. In terms of house price, local rents and prospective growth – Portugal, Cyprus, India and Pakistan have been crowned as the top markets for buyers hoping to invest in property.

In lieu of the above, the 13th edition of the International Property Show which will be held from April 2nd to 4th this year at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, will offer investors the best in real estate and properties from these markets.

“If you are planning on making an investment, either for your own home or a rental property, these are really good markets,” said Dawood Al Shezawi, CEO, Strategic Marketing & Exhibitions, organizers of the International Property Show. “These areas have seen an increase in property prices in 2016 and it is expected that they will continue the positive momentum in 2017. In addition, these markets not only ensure lucrative returns, but also have very little risk of investment.”

With new real estate projects springing up everywhere in these markets, the return on investment is certainly high. In addition, these areas are well equipped with modern infrastructure and facilities. Along with recent developments, the shopping is great, the attractions are beautiful and the lifestyle is well-balanced.

“Savvy investors should consider taking advantage of these buoyant markets. These areas are only going to boost demand for property in the coming months, whether for purchase or rent,” added Al Shezawi.

The 13th edition of the International Property Show is expected to be bigger than last year, with over 200 exhibitors from more than 100 countries to participate.

The exhibition has been 80% per cent sold out so far, with both local and international exhibitors accounting similar share of space so far.

“Whether you’re looking to put down roots with a family home or to rent out your purchase for yield, the 13th edition of the show offer two things anyone making a home investment should be after – affordability and growth,” concluded Al Shezawi.

 


 

Seen as affordable option of frequent tourists to the Emirate: JANUARY 24, 2017 100% rise in the number of holiday homes in Dubai in first half of 2016 and current supply volume touches 4,200 units

Influx of tourist fuels the real estate business in Dubai says International Property Show organizers

Dubai, UAE, 24 January 2016: The real estate sector in Dubai is holding steady and gaining maturity and sustainability as it has registered promising results the last year 2016. Indeed, Dubai Land Department (DLD) has reported that Dubai recorded a total of 60,595 real estate transactions in 2016, exceeding AED 259 billion in value. According to real estate transaction report of DLD, Over 41,776 sales transactions took place, representing a total value of AED 103 billion, while the 15,000 mortgage transactions were equivalent to a value of AED 128 billion.

This statement was made by Strategic Marketing and Exhibitions, organizer of International Property Show 2017 from 2-4 April 2017 in Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.

“This strategic partnership between Dubai Land Department and International Property Show represents the healthy stature of the real estate sector in Dubai that is still achieving continued growth which will expectedly continue in the coming years in line with the ongoing preparations to host Expo 2020”, said HE Sultan Butti Bin Mejren, Director General of the Dubai Land Department.

“Over the past years, the International Property Show reinforced its position as one of the leading real estate development exhibitions, not only in the region but also globally. The support of Dubai Land Department to this fair reflects our mandate, particularly in terms of regulating and organizing the real estate industry in Dubai, thus preserving the customers’ rights and helping ensuring an ideal and attractive environment for realty developers to work and innovate,” HE added.

“Dubai remains to be among the top global cities that shows positive real estate performance. As organizers of the International Property Show, we have seen good turnout of exhibitors, developers, local and foreign investors, and consumers interested in investing in real estate. The strategic location, cosmopolitan environment, tax free earnings are few reasons why Dubai is an enticing choice to real estate investors, businessmen, travellers and second home settlers,” added Dawood Al Shezawi, CEO, Strategic Marketing & Exhibitions, organizers of the International Property Show.

The influx of tourist fuels the real estate business in Dubai. According to the recent data issued by the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, top countries who visit the emirate are Saudi Arabia, India, United Kingdom, Oman, United States, Pakistan, Russia and China.

With the growing number of visitors, holiday home rentals are becoming popular especially for those budget-conscious travellers. The Dubai Tourism made the holiday home regulations more easily accessible with the outlined regulations passed under the Decree Number 41 of 2013. Home owners can apply license, for as long as they meet all the criteria, in Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing.

Dubai Tourism has approved 1,805 residential units to date as holiday homes in showing its support to boost the tourism of the emirates.

“Holiday home rental is a new trend catching up Dubai and its global counterparts – Sydney, New York, Berlin, Paris, London and Amsterdam to name a few. It is being marketed in Airbnb, Dubizzle and Booking.com. This move will definitely expand types of accommodation available especially we are nearing 2020,” added Al Shezawi.

In Dubai, holiday homes are mainly located in Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah, Dubai Marina, Jumeirah Beach Residences, Dubai International and Financial Centre (DIFC) and Downtown Dubai. Currently, there are 4,200 units available in Dubai as per the ‘active listing’ in Airbnb and 100% rise in the number of holiday homes in Dubai in H1 2016. (source Knight Frank Middle East)

Foreign developers and exhibitors are taking steps to tap into this new trend. Exhibitors at The International Property Show such as Phuket holiday Services, Metta Estates, Kilimanjaro Golf & Wildlife Estates, Mont, Choisy Property Developments, Trafalgar Properties, Platinum Sky, Vendome International are among the companies highlighting holiday homes, apart from their latest developments and offerings, to attract investors internationally and locally.

Building a life outside one’s comfort zone, more and more expats, homeowners, tourists, consumers are embracing new trends in either acquiring or renting houses in many different locations around the world.

“The 13th edition of IPS proves to be the right platform to know the best local and international property deals as it present varying offers from residential, commercial, industrial, retail and mix-use properties, leaving the visitors with wide options in diversifying their property portfolio,” he concluded.



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