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From desert to metropolis – Knight Frank Hub Report 2015

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The inaugural edition of ‘The Hub report’ - From desert to metropolis. Looking at how Dubai has evolved to become a luxury lifestyle destination with the growth of the logistics, tourism, financial and residential sectors. Only a few decades after the oil has been discovered, Dubai has undergone a remarkable transformation; turning from a pearl-diving city into a dynamic metropolis. Dubai government focused on attracting investors and tourists to reduce the dependency to petrodollars. Investments in tourism infrastructure have paid off handsomely over the years. The success in making the city on of the top touristic destinations in the middle east made the government pour resources into the real estate market and infrastructure. within 20 years, Dubai was able to multiply the number of her visitors by 20 times which is considered a record. Here are the major projects that turned Dubai from a desert into a metropolis 1960 – Dubai Airport 1960 – Jumeirah 1960 – Al Quoz 1960 – Oil first discovered in Dubai at the offshore Fateh field 1971 – Declaration is signed on December 2nd to establish the United Arab Emirates 1983 – Initial phase of 66 berths at Jebel Ali is completed Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority is established, with 300 companies operating here by the following year (1986) 1985 – Emirates Airlines 1990 – A total of 450, 000 tourists visit Dubai 1994 – 1 million visitors 1995-1997 – Dubai Investment Park 1995-1997 – Dubai Airport Free zone 1995-1997 – Jumeirah Beach Hotel 1995-1997 – Dubai Airport Terminal 2 1999 – Burj Al Arab 2000 – Dubai Airport Terminal 1 2000 – Emirates Towers 2000 – Dubai internet City 2000 – Dubai Media City 2000 – 3.4 million visitors 2001 – The Palm Jumeirah – Construction Started 2002-2004 - Dubai International Financial Centre 2004 - Palm Jebel Ali 2004 – Technopark 2004 – Emirates Hills 2004 – Business Bay 2004 – Dubai Industrial City 2004 – Jumeirah Island 2004 – The World Islands 2004 – Dubai Silicon Oasis 2005 – 2007 Mall of the Emirates 2005 – 2007 Dubai Festival City 2006 – The Real Estate Law is published confirming freehold ownership by non GCC nationals 2008 – Atlantis | The Palm 2008 – 2010 The Walk | Jumeirah Beach Residence 2008 – Dubai Mall 2008 – Fly Dubai is founded 2008 – Dubai Airport Terminal 3 2009 – Dubai metro 2008 – 2010 Jumeirah Golf Estates 2009 – Burj Khalifa 2010 – Al Maktoum Airport 2010 – Emaar Square 2010 – Al Barari 2008 -2010 Jumeirah Lakes Tower 2010 – 10 Million Visitors 2013 – Infinity (Cayan) Tower 2013 – Dubai Awarded the Expo 2020 event 2014 – Q1, Dubai International Airport overtakes London Heathrow as world’s busiest airport 2015 – Dubai Design District Read More Download the Knight Frank Hub Report 2015 Here : www.knightfrank.ae/the-hub-report
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