United Arab EmiratesIndustry Influencers & VisionariesReal Estate Resources

Top 100 Arabs 2024

7. Mohamed Alabbar

Founder, Emaar and noon.com

Origin: UAE

Residence: UAE

Sector: Real estate/ retail

2023 Rank: 8

As the founder of Emaar Properties in 1997, Mohamed Alabbar has catapulted the company to become Dubai’s largest listed developer. Under his leadership, Emaar has achieved remarkable success. In 2023, the company reported a 7 per cent increase in revenues, reaching Dhs26.7bn ($7.3bn), alongside a 70 per cent surge in net profit to Dhs11.6bn over the previous year.

Notably, Emaar unveiled plans for The Oasis, a Dhs73bn luxury waterfront property in Dubai, comprising 7,000 residential units. Emaar is also building two new destinations in Dubai, The Heights Country Club and Grand Club Resort – for a combined Dh96bn.

Alabbar’s interests transcend the real estate sector. His portfolio includes noon.com, a leading e-commerce platform, and Zand Bank, a digital lender where he serves as chairman.


Gulf Estate Gazette

Gulf Estate Gazette is a leading source for comprehensive insights into the dynamic real estate landscape of the GCC and MENA region. Our platform is dedicated to providing valuable information and perspectives for individuals, investors, and industry professionals. With a passionate team and an unwavering commitment to excellence, we aim to empower our audience with the knowledge and opportunities needed to thrive in the ever-evolving world of real estate in the Gulf and beyond.

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button