BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates

Structuring real estate ownership in Dubai - Conference (Part 1)

Structuring real estate ownership in Dubai – Conference (Part 1)

March, 2016
|

Speaker at the Structuring real estate ownership conference.

Hosted by Academy & Finance, at Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel, Dubai on 2 March 2016.

Topic: Which holding structures are authorised to own real estate in the Designated Areas of Dubai (direct and indirect freehold)?

Presenter: Jimmy Haoula, Managing Partner

Jimmy covered:
Which structures can own in freehold areas directly?
– UAE offshore companies: restriction to JAFZA and DMCC FZ
– Free zone companies other than DIFC
– DIFC companies: restrictions; special approval to purchase outside of the DIFC: what are the criteria?
– UAE Onshore companies
– Foreign companies
– Trusts
– Investment funds
– REITs

Which structures can own in freehold areas indirectly?
– Foreign companies owning UAE offshore/or UAE free zone
– DIFC companies owning UAE offshore/or UAE free zone companies to own property in freehold areas?
– Foreign trusts/DIFC trusts owning UAE offshore/or UAE free zone companies to own property in freehold areas?
– Investment funds
– REITs

If you have any real estate queries, please contact Jimmy – jimmy.haoula@bsabh.com.

BSA Employee Portal