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A Closer Look At City Walk Dubai

City Walk Dubai was the first kind of outdoor lifestyle destination launched in late 2013, and by this October 2017, this urban district will be four years old. Since it’s inception, Dubai City Walk has two constructed phases, over 150 different outlets, and over 20 residential buildings and stylish City Walk apartments. Developed by Meraas, City Walk is quickly becoming the next biggest social hotspot and one of the main tourist attractions of Dubai. With stylish architecture, a chic layout and a premium location in the heart of Dubai, City Walk Dubai is now the ideal choice to live for Dubai residents.
We took a closer look at City Walk Dubai and everything that it has to offer.

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Currently, Driven Properties works with five buildings and help to provide modern, stylish and sleek City Walk apartments for rent and sale. With so many shopping, dining, recreational options, and more coming soon, City Walk is the ultimate Dubai destination for everyone.

 

Upcoming Dubai Luxury Off Plan Properties – Part 2

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In part 2 of our upcoming Dubai luxury off plan properties blog series, we looked into other projects by esteemed developers and the reasons we’re anticipating their completion. In this blog, we take a look at the master planned developments and the villa

Dubai Hills Estate, MBR City

 

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What?
Dubai Hills Estate is a master planned project that is developed by Emaar Properties and Meraas Holding. This mega development features several other sub-projects and phases and there are more being introduced. Dubai Hills Estate spans across an area of 11 million sq. ft. and features natural landscapes, green spaces, and a fresh and open environment.

Where?

Dubai Hills Estate is located in the ambitious development of Mohammad Bin Rashid City (MBR City) and can easily be accessed via Al Khail Road. With its secluded location, MBR city and Dubai Hills Estate will prove itself as the perfect serene environment away from the hustle and bustle of the Dubai city life.

What’s special?
Dubai Hills Estate features at ambitious subprojects for every kind of residents such as Sidra at Dubai Hills Estate, Park Point, Mulberry, Fairway Vistas, and much more. Apartments, villas, townhouses, garden facing homes,

Completion Date?

The completion date for the sub-projects varies at Dubai Hills Estate with Park Point being completed in February 2019 while Sidra at Dubai Hills Estate is being completed at October 2021

 

Hajar Stone Villas,  Dubailand

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What?
Hajar Stone Villas is a subproject and is located within the master-planned development of Akoya Oxygen, by Damac Properties. This upcoming Dubai luxury off plan property will feature a unique style of housing and amenities that will take full advantage of the natural green landscapes. The Hajar Stone Villas will be a gated and picturesque community that is perfect for the whole family.

Where?

Hajar Stone Villas is located within Dubailand and can be seen from the Victoria Cluster in the Damac Akoya Oxygen project. By taking the Jebel Ali road, you can get access to the main master planned area of Damac Properties.

What’s special?

Unlike any other project in Dubai, this development features the incredibly unique concept of villas constructed of stone. Inspired by the era of archaic stone homes, these villas remain cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter, which is an essential necessity when it comes to the UAE climate.

Completion Date?
Construction is in the first initial stages and this concept development will be slated for release in the last quarter of 2019

 

The Nest at Al Barari

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What?
The Nest at Al Barari is just one of the sub-projects by Barari developers. The Nest features stylish and modern homes among gorgeous sceneries. It will consist of 55 villas where each villa will have an 11 x 5m private pool and a garden landscape. The Nest at Al Barari is perfect for the modern individual who prefers a chic home in a natural backdrop.

Where?

Located in the Al Barari district, The Nest is an upcoming Dubai luxury off plan property that features a variety of amenities in a secluded area that is away from the heart of the city. Residents and visitors can find themselves in the Al Barari district by taking the Mohammed Bin Zayed Road.

What’s special?

The entire Al Barari district is perfect for individuals who want to invest in a stylish home and be close to nature at the same time. The Al Barari district features two other incredible sub-communities, Seventh Heaven and Ashjar. These sub-communities are all located within walking distance and each phase features a unique style of villas and townhouses.

Completion Date?

The Nest at Al Barari is in the middle of its construction phase and will be ready for handover in Q4 of 2017

La Quinta at Villanova

 

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What?
La Quinta is a project at Villanova developed by Dubai Properties. This exquisite development features luxury villas and townhouses. This will be an exclusive villa community which is perfect for large families and individuals who prefer the quiet and serene life. La Quinta at Villanova features three, four and five bedroom villas that start from AED 2.19 million

Where?
La Quinta is located in Dubailand within the master development of Villanova. Routes such as Emirates Road and Mohammed Sheikh Zayed Road can provide easy access to this stylish villa community.

What’s special?

La Quinta will feature beautiful villas that are inspired by Mediterranean and Portuguese architecture. Furthermore, La Quinta at Villanova will feature world class amenities and state-of-the-art facilities that will suit all kinds of families and cultures.

Completion Date?

 La Quinta at Villanova will be completed and ready for handover by the last quarter of 2019.

Next week, we’ll be covering the remaining on the third and last part of our upcoming Dubai luxury off plan properties blog series.

Upcoming Dubai Luxury Off Plan Properties – Part 1

As we get closer to the World Expo 2020, Dubai developers are announcing several luxury off Plan projects that are attracting all kinds of investors and end users. Some projects are more anticipated than others and we have counted some of our personal favorite Dubai luxury off plan projects, and the reasons why we look forward to their completion.

IL Primo, Downtown Dubai

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What?

Developed by the renowned Emaar Properties, IL Primo Dubai is a high-end development that will be considered the epitome of upscale living, with its fully furnished units, fashionable fittings, spacious balconies and state-of-the-art appliances in every apartment.

Where?

Located in the stylish Opera District of Dubai, each apartment will have unobstructed views of the entire Downtown Dubai including the Burj Khalifa, Emaar Boulevard, the Opera House and also full views of the Dubai Fountains.

What’s special?

Not only will it feature incredible views, but the 4 and 5 bedrooms in IL Primo Dubai will have massive layouts. The 4 bedrooms will range between 5,253 square feet to 5,383 square feet while the 5 bedroom options will be a surprising 11,550 square feet.

Completion date?

Slated for around September 2020, this project will be one of the highlighted property projects gearing up to the Expo 2020.

Bluewaters Island, JBR

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What?

From renowned Dubai luxury off plan Developers City Walk, Box Park and JBR Beach, comes Bluewaters Island, an artificial island created by Meraas. It is more than just a simple off plan development, Bluewaters Island aims to be one of the biggest tourist spots in the city by offering residential options, a shopping complex, two deluxe hotels, a beach club, and several other world class amenities.

Where?

This project will be located off the coast of Jumeirah Beach Residence, on the shores of Dubai. It will offer fantastic views of JBR Beach, and the different residential complexes in that area.

What’s so special?

This will be Meraas’s first artificial island development, which is also set to become the city’s biggest tourist spot. This development will consist of a special attraction, the Dubai Ain, which is the largest observation Ferris wheel in the world ranging up to 210 meters in length, and overlooking all of Dubai.

Completion Date?

The construction for Bluewaters Island is well on its way, and it’s set to be complete during Q3 of 2018.

The Heart of Europe Dubai, The World Islands

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What?

The Heart of Europe Dubai is a cluster of six islands in the World Islands Dubai. It is based on destinations across Europe, named after the countries of St. Petersburg, Switzerland, Sweden, Monaco, Germany and Main Europe. Each Island has its own unique design and captures a different European country’s ambiance, culture and character.

Where?

Developed by Klendienst Group a prominent luxury off plan projects developer, The Heart of Europe Dubai will be spanning over six islands and it will all be located within the ambitious World Islands district. The Heart of Europe will feature more than residential units, it will consist of luxury 6 & 7-star hotels, an underwater heritage museum, a vacation resort, and other world-class amenities.

What’s special?

The Heart of Europe Dubai features some of the most advanced and innovative homes with their exquisite design and incredible layout. Residents will be able to live in gorgeous homes that will overlook private beaches. The Heart of Europe Dubai also guarantees an 8% ROI per year for 10 years. In addition, investors don’t have to pay management fees, service fees or even DEWA fees.

Completion date?

This anticipated project is set to be completed by late 2017 to early 2018.

XXII CARAT at Palm Jumeirah

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What?

XXII CARAT is a residential Dubai off plan project developed by Forum Group. It is a unique collection of beachfront villas.

Where?

XXII CARAT Palm Jumeirah offers exclusive 22 high-end villas, and private mansions in one of the world’s most sought out destinations. On the spectacular crescent of the iconic Palm Jumeirah, this Dubai project features luxurious beachfront living with outstanding amenities.

What’s special?

XXII CARAT at Palm Jumeirah will be regarded as one of the most upscale and high-end projects being developed at the Palm Jumeirah. With smart automation systems, private beaches, exclusive services and close proximity to some hotels like The One & Only The Palm, The Waldrof Astoria, Fairmont the Palm, and Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, residents investing in this area will be living in one of the richest areas of Dubai.

Completion date?

This Dubai luxury off plan project will be scheduled for handover by the end quarter of 2017.

Why invest in Dubai off plan?

Nowadays, we happen to hear the words ‘off plan property’ a lot, but what does it actually mean? How is it different from a normal real estate development and why should investors and first-time buyers take an interest in it?

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Off-plan property means a property that can be purchased before the construction has even been completed. After the announcement of the World Expo, Dubai developers released several off plan projects that are expected to be completed by the year 2020. Buying a property that hasn’t been developed sounds like a risky investment, but the advantages outweigh the cons. Here are some reasons why you should invest in Dubai off plan.

The Price Difference:

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With attractive offers and feasible payment plans, the overall price of a Dubai off plan property becomes a lot lower than a constructed development. Investors, and especially first-time buyers can take advantage of such ambitious projects being offered at lower prices. With the abundance of ambitious projects being announced every month, property developers provide competitive payment plans that even go beyond 40% post-handover, which is a major advantage to the investors of these properties.

RERA Laws:

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RERA or the Real Estate Regulation Authority and the Dubai Land Department (DLD) have implemented strict laws to safeguard the rights of the investors from scam and fraudulent cases. According to latest laws, no developer can advertise any project without owning 100% of the land. Any payments made to the developer will be protected under an ESCROW account held by Dubai Land Department (DLD), of which only 5% can be used by the developer for marketing purposes. The developers will only get further payments after the DLD certifies that the development has reached the required construction percentage. If a developer fails to follow any of the above requirements then the investor can file an arbitration case against the developers and get a full refund with interest.

The Variety of Projects:

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There are several types of projects that can leave an investor spoilt for choice. Whether they choose to buy a property within the central city or purchase real estate in Dubai’s outskirt communities, today’s Dubai property developers have something for everyone. Buyers can even choose to purchase a high-end project, or to invest in affordable housing.

Capital Gains

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One of the biggest advantages for buyers who invested in off plan property is that once the project is completed and ready for handover, its market value shoots up. Those who invested during the off plan stage will be able to enjoy the capital gains and a high return on investment (ROI) that will surpass the original investors’ payment.

With the rise of success and stability in the market, developers and property agencies encourage first-time buyers to invest in Dubai off plan properties. Leading real estate brokers, Driven Properties is one such agency that has special off plan consultants who can assist and guide all prospective buyers in attaining an ideal investment that suits their specific needs.

What Makes A Dubai Property Valuable?

When a client buys a new home or sells their old one, the first thing they need to understand is the probable value of which the particular Dubai property stands at. It isn’t possible to deduct an accurate amount with the constantly changing market trends; however, there are several aspects that help determine how much a property is worth. We found out the four essential factors that make a property valuable.

1- Location

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“Location, location, location…” This saying holds especially true when dealing with Dubai real estate. The location of a property can make a large difference in its market value. An apartment in Sharjah will cost approximately 30% lesser compared to the cost of an apartment in Dubai. An average two-bedroom apartment cost in an expensive area of Sharjah amounts up to AED 4,188 per month, whereas an average two-bedroom apartment cost in an expensive area of Dubai will be approximately AED 7,738 per month. Furthermore, an area that has grand city views, a nearby beach, or an apartment in an urban district will have a high demand and a high price.

2- Size of the Dubai Property

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The overall size is the second most important factor for figuring the net worth of a Dubai property. This includes the number of rooms and the total size area of the unit. More clients will want a home that is large in size with spacious interiors than an apartment that feels cramped and has limited space. Naturally, a 1000 square feet, two bedroom apartment will have a higher value than a one bedroom apartment with a total area size of 750 square feet.

3- Amenities

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Does the property of interest have a maid’s room, 24-hour security, a gym or a pool? These added amenities can increase the rate of the property. Most of the time customers may find the perfect apartment in a good location, but not having the necessary amenities such as proper car parking or built in wardrobes, and kitchen appliances can affect their decision of buying or renting that property.

4- Community

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Many developments and residential districts in Dubai feature their own educational institutions, healthcare facilities, fitness & sports centers, and social hotspots. This can have a high impact on property value because residents don’t have to travel long distances to avail these services. Distinguished areas such as Arabian Ranches, Dubai Investment Park (DIP), Dubai Sports City, etc. have their own schools, clinics, and training centers within the community.

Other than the above-mentioned factors there are other elements that can affect Dubai property prices such as the general economic market trend, age and condition of the property, and the popularity of an area.

Among our various services, Driven Properties also offer a comparative market analysis service which is completely free of cost to clients who want to have an approximate evaluation of how much a particular property is worth.

2016 – A Record Year for Driven

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2016 ended as a success for Driven Properties. We decided to reflect upon the previous year, so we sat down with our managing director, Abdullah Alajaji and talked about what Driven Properties has accomplished and what we look forward to in 2017

2016 was another record year for Driven Properties. Not only because we surpassed every target we have set at the beginning of the year, but also because of the growth the firm achieved in all fronts. Driven’s revenue nearly doubled year-over-year, and the company reached 129 employees as of Dec.31st, 2016. We marked the year by significantly expanding our property management and exclusive sales portfolio by receiving several mandates in landmark areas of Dubai.

In the previous year, Driven Properties established itself as the market authority in City Walk, controlling over 400 units in the area, and we also became the agency of choice for many end-users seeking luxury living in the Jumeirah area.

Our agency won the mandates to sell 483 units in Hera Tower, Dubai, an affordable residential project located in the much sought-after Dubai Sports City, with an unmatched location within the community – this project defines urban lifestyle living at affordable rates.

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Our company also received exclusivity in the newly developed area in Meydan, with Polo Residences, Dubai, where the company is engaged in the sales and property management of three prominent buildings in the community.

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We also received the rights to building 1 in City Walk, or also known as Quartz Residence, which will be the most highly anticipated high-end residential services that Dubai has to offer. screen-shot-2017-01-05-at-10-57-58-am

Finally, we ended the year with the birth of four new and very important departments to our growing team: The Projects Division, Corporate Development & Strategy, The Commercial and Retail Team, and The Off Plan Sales Team.

Our hard work and efforts were awarded as well as Driven Properties was recognized by Dubai’s top property portals for our exceptional services. We were acknowledged as the Top Authentic Agency and we came in 3rd place as the Best Brokerage Services in the city.

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We continue to believe that we are in this position because of our people. Investing in human capital has been key to our success and will continue to be at the forefront of our philosophy.

 So what do we see for the coming year?

It’s safe to say that the game has changed for the realty market in Dubai, and savvy investors now have several choices as the supply and demand dynamic changes.The sentiment remains strong, and the Dubai market changes going forward will be driven by new investors entering the Dubai market scene. We have witnessed a trend of high demand from China and the GCC for Dubai property in the past year, and we expect this trend to continue throughout 2017. Expats and South Asian communities will continue to fuel the market going forward.

Properties with quality waterfront views, and units in Downtown Dubai, as well as its surroundings, will continue to attract urban lifestyle lovers as the City expands.

We believe that there will be a rise in the quality of projects in the coming months, and end-users, as well as property investors, will be more careful in selecting the properties they live in, or the developers they invest with. Our view is that 2017 will be a stable year for the market with no volatility in the sales or the leasing side, simply because much of the inventory is scheduled to be handed over in 2017. The Expo 2020 and the positive sentiment surrounding it will drive demand in the years to follow.

Dubai is unpredictable, yet always full of great surprises, and we are excited to see what 2017 has in store for us.

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The Driven Experts: Our favorite Dubai commercial property areas

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It’s no surprise that over the years, Dubai has quickly grown into one of the leading international hubs for all kinds of businesses. According to the National, just in the year 2015, Dubai’s top commercial property areas held over 22,000 SME’s. Every day Dubai establishes several types of new foreign and local companies, enterprises, corporations and startups in this vibrant growing business center

The location is one of the key elements when it comes to setting up any kind of business in Dubai. We sat down with our director of retail and office specialist agent, Saad Bin Zain, to talk about his top 4 favorite commercial property areas that are perfect to start a business.

 1. Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC):                                                                                                

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Established for over 12 years, DIFC has achieved its vision of being the financial capital of the UAE. Currently, DIFC has over 1500 businesses with the Gate District alone occupying around 95% of retail and office space. DIFC is also introducing a new project that will deal exclusively with retail and residential areas. The Gate Avenue will be connecting the Gate District to the Burj Khalifa, with an estimated of 660,000 sq. ft. of buildup area (BUA) for at least 150 retail outlets, residential units, and other community features. Saad predicts that with the completion of the Gate Avenue, DIFC will become the hottest commercial property in the market.


2. Dubai Design District (D3):

pic20283_lwWith its inception in 2013, by his highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Makhtoum, and its official launch in April 2015, Dubai Design District has become the ultimate space for the concept artist, the visual genius, and the designing guru. “D3 offers an edge higher than an average business district,” states Saad Bin Zain when talking about this innovative and dynamic sector. D3 was created for the sole purpose of promoting local and international industries of art, fashion, and design, which makes this the perfect environment for Dubai’s creative community. With the first phase already running, D3’s vision is to complete all three of their phases before Expo 2020. Major corporations, SME’s and startups would take full advantage of this unique and artistic part of Dubai real estate market.

 

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In the year 1979, Dubai built the very first major business tower where they would establish international trade and commerce. This gave birth to Dubai’s oldest business sector, Dubai World Trade Centre – one of the first Dubai commercial property areas. DWTC is the symbol of reliability and the resilience when it comes to the business market. Today DWTC provides worldwide events and exhibitions on some of the best upcoming businesses, industries and enterprises on a global scale.

 

 

4. Downtown Dubai:

stannlewiss-twitterTermed as ‘The Centre of Now’ and being the ultimate tourist center with the Dubai Mall, the Burj Khalifa and several luxury hotels, world famous brands and top restaurants and retail stores all within one location. “This area is perfect for new businesses and upcoming Dubai properties” suggests Saad Bin Zain. Downtown has a wonderful mixture of residential and commercial property units which offers a unique blend of communities, making it ideal for new businesses. With the newest addition of the UAE’s first opera house, Dubai Opera will gain an international audience with world-renowned shows, performances, and theater.

 

Not only does this serve as being the absolute center of Dubai, Downtown Dubai also provides quick access to all of the above major commercial property areas and other business districts that Dubai has to offer.

 

With these areas and a lot more, Dubai offers new opportunities every day, for any individual who would like to start their business or enterprise.

For more information on retail and office space in Dubai’s current or upcoming commercial property projects, you can contact our retail & office director Saad Bin Zain or any other of our Driven’s top agents for all of your Dubai property needs.

5 reasons why Birmingham is the next London

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When you mention the United Kingdom, London is usually the first city that comes to mind. But over the years, the city of Birmingham is quickly becoming the contender for Britain’s next top metropolitan city. Both The New York Times and New York Magazine recommended their readers to visit Birmingham instead of London” and a survey by PwC revealed that Birmingham was among the top 10 European cities for investment. Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousufzai even stated that “Birmingham is the heart of England”. With the United Kingdom’s second largest city in focus, we find out what factors makes Birmingham the next London.

 

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The midlands city is currently working on redevelopment and regeneration programs in various sectors, most notably the real estate sector that will further boost the city’s already strengthened economy. Birmingham’s ‘Big City’ and development plan are bold expansion projects that will make it the world’s next city center and are due for completion by 2031. The project is set to create better city environment for its 4.3 million workers and residents. Furthermore, the city is also introducing enterprise and economic zones within various parts of the region, which will take advantage of Birmingham’s central location. By the year 2031, the city will be known as the next global, business and financial hub. UK developers SevenCapital, are taking advantage of the rise in Birmingham economy by introducing Albion House, a new phase of St.George’s Urban Village.

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Due to the new development plans and the introduction of business zones within the city, there is a possibility of around 50,000 new jobs for Birmingham residents by 2031. In addition to potential employment openings, Birmingham also created 10,000 more current career options with the headquarters of HSBC, Deutsche Bank, RBS and HS2 relocating to Birmingham. Not only will it create great employment prospects, but also be a short walking distance for most workers and residents living in Birmingham.

 

 

 

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London definitely has an impressive cityscape, but Birmingham has many features that make it a picturesque city as well. Tourists and visitors can enjoy the city views in various ways. With Birmingham having more canals than Venice, a boat can be one of the many options. In addition, it’s also called the greenest city of UK with over 8,000 acres of parks, green landscapes, and open spaces. So whether it’s just having a quick walk around the city square, or leisurely having a boat ride in their canals, residents will definitely feel more refreshed and rejuvenated living in this charming city.

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Birmingham is no stranger to a diverse and multicultural community, with a third of its population belonging to ethnic minority groups. In addition to being rich in culture, Birmingham also happens to be the youngest city in the UK with 40% of its population being under the age of 25. This is mainly due to the five esteemed universities in the city boasting 73,000 students, with 10,000 of them being from the Middle East alone. Even with 34 million visitors a year, Birmingham residents are glad that they don’t get the same influx of tourists as the UK capital. The low number of tourists makes the city a lot less congested and crowded, while the transportation system and abundant city streets make it easier to move around the city.

 

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According to BBC, in 2015 around 6,000 residents made the permanent move from London to Birmingham due to high daily expenses in the capital. A 2013 study revealed that the total cost of living in Birmingham is an astonishing 60% lower than living in London. With affordable housing, transportation, and even cheaper grocery and food options, Londoners made the obvious choice of moving to the midland city.

 

 

With such outstanding features and incredible factors, it’s no wonder that Birmingham is gaining global recognition, making it the next obvious foreign investment choice for residents and individuals all over the world.

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UK developers SevenCapital and Dubai-based agency Driven Properties are presenting a unique opportunity of investing in Birmingham through their latest project, Albion House. This latest installment of St. George’s Urban Village which is located in this city’s most lively and vibrant area, The Jewellery Quarter. This sector is home to jewellery artisans, entrepreneurs and some of Birmingham’s most creative community.With a central location and incredible prices, Albion House proves itself to be the indisputable option for Dubai residents who would like to take advantage of Birmingham’s rising name in the international market.

Contact our international property specialist Daniel Whitlock for more information about Albion House and investing in Birmingham.

Infographic: The Facts and World Records of Burj Khalifa, the Crown Jewel of Downtown Dubai

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With its dazzling architecture, Downtown Dubai represents a perfect marriage of urban design and luxury living.

The centerpiece of Downtown Dubai is the ever-majestic Burj Khalifa, which surrounded by the man-made Dubai Fountain, shopping outlets, high-end hotels, and some of the city’s most revered restaurants, cafes, and lounges. Burj Khalifa is not only the tallest man-made structure in the world, but also presents a unique design and vision which adds create to the identity of the neighbourhood as well as the city.

Take a look at our infographic to find out more Burj Khalifa facts and world records.

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INFOGRAPHIC: Citywalk Phase 2

 

 

Seeing the great addition retail hub City Walk was to the city, the second phase of this Meraas development is set to be nothing short of incredible. Balancing between Downtown Dubai and Jumeirah, visitors of this project are immediately transported to a different land. With the new additions, City Walk integrates residential, dining, and entertainment in one unique space.

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Driven Properties announces strategic partnership with Corcoran Group

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Dubai-based brokerage Driven Properties recently signed an exclusive agreement with Corcoran Group, New York’s leading real estate agency. This strategic partnership gives Driven Properties the exclusive rights to market Corcoran’s properties in the region.

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Projects Handing Over in 2016

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The residential property pipeline kept growing in 2015, however many projects are nearing completion and developers are beginning to handover many of said projects soon. Here are a few of project set to be handover to owners in 2016.

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Commercial Properties in 2016

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The predictions of the rise in demand for commercial properties for rent and sale began in the last quarter of 2015, with experts sharing their observations of increased enquiries for commercial and retail spaces in Dubai. Investors have shifted their focus from traditional residential properties to offices, warehouse, and staff accommodation in both prime and upcoming areas of the city.

Driven’s commercial team have also experienced this trend, with almost half of the company’s revenue in February stemming from our commercial property deals.

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