Pakistanis among top 3 investors in Dubai property market


Pakistanis ranked among top three foreign investors in Dubai’s real estate market with a total share of Dh4.5 billion for 3,064 transactions in the first half of the year, according to the Dubai Land Department.

The DLD’s list included the amount of real estate transactions conducted by foreign nationals with investors from Pakistan, India, Britain, Canada, Russia, China, USA, France and Afghanistan involved in 14,231 property deals worth a total of Dh30.533 billion for the first half of 2014, Khaleej Times reports.

Nationals from India were ranked first for foreign investment, making a total of 4,417 transactions worth Dh10.523 billion. British investors were in second place with 2,258 transactions worth Dh5.811 billion followed by Pakistani investors with 3,064 transactions worth Dh4.5 billion.

Iranian and Canadian investors came in at fourth and fifth place with transactions worth Dh2.7 billion and Dh1.9 billion respectively.

Citizens from Russia, United States and China occupied sixth, seventh and eighth places, creating more than one billion dirhams worth of property invested in each category of national.

The Dubai Land Department (DLD) has reported that total of 17,289 real estate transactions worth Dh37.5 billion were conducted in the first half of this year.

“We are extremely proud of these positive results, as they reflect a building momentum in Dubai’s real estate market which has now reasserted itself on both the regional and global stage.”

We are certain that the future will see even more demand, especially in light of the government’s declaration of forthcoming major projects,” said Sultan Butti bin Mejren, director-general of DLD.

DLD’s report, issued by its Research and Real Estate Studies Department, revealed that Arab Investors completed a total of 3,058 transactions worth Dh6.905 billion in the first half of this year.



  1. The Pakistani investors are all income tax evaders in Pakistan. The Govt must get the details of these investors and take apporopiate action under the laws of the land. They are also involved in the money laundering business.

    • you expect a thief to catch another thief ? PML N had promised during their election rallies that once elected, they will bring back the stolen money of Zardari Sb…did they do that ?

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