Developers Profile: Dubai (1st Edition)

Dubai is a city known for it’s impressive skyscrapers and modelesque buildings and towers. The city is a symbol and a landmark of modern architecture at it’s finest. All this of course, came into prominence and existence under the leadership of  His Excellency Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the ruler of Dubai and Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

This Developers Series will feature the many Property Developers who are behind some of the iconic buildings and towers in Dubai. Here is the first Edition, with a promise of many more to come after;

  1. EMAAR


Founder & Chairperson: Mohammed Alabbar

CEO: Amit Jain

Market Cap: $ 9.6 Billion (According to Forbes)


Emaar has secured it’s position as one of the top property Developers in Dubai. Founded in 1997 by the Chairman Mohammed Alabbar, EMAAR has a portfolio of both Residential and Commercial projects.

Properties developed by EMAAR include The Arabian Ranches, Dubai Hills Estate, The Greens, Duba Creek Harbour, Downtown Dubai which includes THe Dubai Mall and Burj Khalifa, EMAAR Beachfront, Dubai Marina , Reem and so many more.



Founder & CEO: Hussain Ali Habib Sajwani

Market Cap: $ 4.5 Billion (According to Forbes)


Founded in 2002, DAMAC has cemented its name as a prominent luxury real estate developer with over 20,000 homes already delivered. It majors in developing Residential, Commercial and even leisure properties inn Dubai and also other parts of the world such as London, Riyaadh.

DAMAC is behind Iconic buildings and projects such as Damac Towers by Paramount Hotels & Resort, Ghatia, Jumeirah Village Circle, DAMAC Hills, AKOYA, DAMAC Heights, DAMAC Tower in London and also the Hotels and Resorts that it has branched to in the Hospitality Industry.



Chairperson: Ali Rashed Ahmed Lootah

CEO: Sanjay Manchanda


The company designs and constructs properties in Residentiaal, Commercial, retail and Leisure sectors. It houses a portfolio of projects such as The Iconic Palm Jumeirah, Jumeirah Park, Ibn Battuta Residences, Jumeirah Village, The Gardens, Discovery Gardens, Dragon City, International City, Jebel Ali Village, Ibn Battuta Mall, Nad Al Sheba Villas, Nakheel Mall and even The Pointe.



CEO: Khalid Al Malik


Dubai Properties is the Property Development and Real Estate Division of Dubai Holding Group. Dubai Properties Group is one of the leading Real Estate Developer that majors in constructing Residential nnd Commercial Properties n large scale.

The company has delivered a portfolio of projects including Business Bay Hotel, Dubai Internet City, Ghoroob (Mirdiff). Shorooq (Mirdif), Bellevue Towers, Jumeirah Beach Residence including The WALK at Jumeirah Beach Residence, Bay Avenue, Villanova just to name a few.



Founder & Chairman: Mirwais Azizi

CEO: Farhad Azizi


Founded in 2007, Azizi Developments is a Real Estate Investment arm of Azizi Group. The portfolio of projects under this company include Riviera MBR City, Victoria MBR City, Al Furjan, Dubai Healthcare City, Jebel Ali, Sports City, Studio City.

Azizi holds a portfolio of luxury developments including Residential and Commercial properties, specializing in delivering large scale massive and mega projects. Properties include Serviced Apartments, Townhouses and even Villas.