The 16th edition of Cityscape Global, the Middle East’s largest real estate event, officially opened yesterday at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Recognised as the barometer for the regional real estate industry, Cityscape Global runs until September 13, 2017 and will host to almost 300 exhibitors including the UAE’s major real estate developers Dubai Holding, Nakheel, Meydan, Meraas, Dubai South, DAMAC, Aldar Properties, as well as other local and international exhibitors from 30 countries.
Marking a milestone for Cityscape Global’s continued cooperation with the Dubai Land Department and its Real Estate Regulatory Authority, UAE-based projects are available for sale directly from exhibition stands, and a number of developers are offering special promotions and offers to visitors.
Dubai Properties, the real estate master developer behind some of the most prominent projects in Dubai is taking part in Cityscape Global this year to showcase developments across key destinations including Business Bay, Dubailand, and Dubai Wharf. It is also launching two new projects for sale at the exhibition: Marasi Towers in Marasi Business Bay and Amaranta – phase 1 of Villanova in Dubailand. Marwan Al Kindi, executive director of sales and sales operations at Dubai Properties said: “Over the years, Cityscape Global has gained tremendous momentum, becoming the leading real estate investment and development event in the region. This event offers us the perfect platform to showcase our vision for our various innovative projects across the emirate, whilst demonstrating our ability to look to the future.”
This year, a host of new local and international participants will take part including Arada (Sharjah), Aldar (Abu Dhabi), Imkan (Abu Dhabi), Oriental Pearls (Dubai), and Northacre from the UK, as well as companies participating as part of the Bahrain and Pakistan pavilions, and the Korean Tourism Organisation.
Tom Rhodes, exhibition director at Cityscape Global said: “The exhibition is unmatched as an event that draws in the region’s real estate powerhouses as well as quality visitors that encompass the whole spectrum of the industry; from architects and brokers through to investors and end-users.”
“Cityscape has also grown as a brand globally, with the Dubai event acting as the portfolio flagship, we now have a suite of events that branch into different markets around the world including Egypt, Turkey, Korea, Saudi Arabia, to name a few, as well as the decade-long Abu Dhabi exhibition and conference.”