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.
In an effort to become a smart and sustainable city, many initiatives has been put in place to encourage residents and businesses to begin using eco-friendly habits and begin using renewable energy.
The UAE government has started multiple initiatives over the years to begin using sustainable practices and energy across the country.
Dubai has always been one of the most ambitious and innovative cities in the world when it comes to property development and architecture. And just like how the city rose rapidly from the desert, it is also beginning to transform into an environmentally conscious city with many upcoming “green” initiatives by the government and developers.
Since Dubai is currently preparing for Expo 2020—of which one of the main themes is sustainability—many Dubai areas are undergoing visionary makeovers to integrate the elements of sustainability into new developments as well as the behavior of residents in order to reduce the nation’s environmental footprint.
As a leader in Dubai real estate and luxury developments, Emaar Properties’ projects never fail to amaze us. The developer recently held a sales launch of the luxury projects in The Island District in Dubai Creek Harbour, a development by the historical Dubai Creek. Spanning over 6 sq. km—almost three times the size of Downtown Dubai—this project will be an urban district balancing between Old and New Dubai.
As we enter the second month of the year, we have put together a few of the current trends in UAE real estate.
Affordable housing is the name of the game for many of Dubai’s future developments, a concept that was even one of the themes of Cityscape 2015. As the demand grows for low to mid-market homes, the country’s real estate developers have begun to enter this new housing segment, including Sobha Group and Deyaar.
The cultural diversity is definitely one of the visible characteristics of the Driven Properties offices. Being based in Dubai, it’s relatively normal to see teams that are highly diverse in nationality, but we also make it a point to recruit people from a variety of professional and educational backgrounds. (more…)
The Evolution and Development of our Culture
Some of you may be wondering: what is culture exactly? Culture is how we all act, how we feel, and how we interact. A corporate culture is initially set by the founders of a company, and is made to set the standard for those to come later. The culture of company also evolves with the ever-changing mosaic of a workplace.