Developers Profile: Dubai (2nd 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 features the profiles of  Property Developers who are behind some of the iconic buildings, residential estates and towers in Dubai.

Here is the second edition with some of Dubai’s Finest;



Founder and Executive Chairman: Mahdi Amjad

CEO: Mahdi Amjad


Founded  in 2005, Omniyat is behind the many modern commercial and residential buildings. This developer’s profile is house to state of the art buildings and landmarks designed by world reknowned and award winning architects duch as Zaha Hadid, Foster & Partners and Super Potato.

Projects under Omniyat include Langham Place Residences, The Sterling, ANWA, The Opus, The Pad, The Binary, Bayswater and The Square, most of them located in Downtown Dubai



Founder & Chairman: PNC Menon


Sobha has it’s origin from Oman in the 1976 with presence in the UAE, Oman, Bahrain, Brunel and India. Sobha is the developer behind luxurious and beautiful villas, townhouses and apartments. The portfolio includes Gardenia, Forest and Water Canal Villa and the townhouses. Also Sobha Hartland has designed apartment residences such as OnePart Avenue, Creek Vistas Reserve, Creek Vistas and Hartland Greens


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Founder & Senior Partner: Danny Lubert

Chief Executive Officer: Rob Burns


The First Group was launched in 2005, developing luxury hotels and apartment suites. The portfolio include high end hotels, residential suites and real estate management services.

Properties managed and developed by The First Group include Ciel, Millenium Place Marina, Wyndham, Al Dar Tower located in Marina. Avalon Tower, The One at Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC) & Jumeirah Village Triangle located in the Jumeirah Village Community.

Residential Properties in Barsha Heights include the First Central, Metro Central and Grand Hotel Apartments and also Trip by Wyndham are all part of the portfolio of developments by the First Group. Other developments include The Diamond, The Spirit, The Bridge and The Matrix all located in Dubai Sports City.



Founder, CEO and Chairperson: Sameer Adam


Founded in 2008 by a Canadian Pakistan named Sameer Adam. Modelux Properties is a developer behind the Residential Apartment Building Modelux Tower 1  in Al Warsan 4. The main headquarters for the office is in Latifa Towers along Sheikh Zayed Road.