So Why Dubai?
Why should Dubai be on the top of your list of places, “you would want to live in”.
Dubai, with its vast business and employment opportunities, attracts ex pats from all over the world. If you are looking for a cosmopolitan city, where East truly meets West then look no further. Dubai not only offers world class luxury, state of the art technology, a tax-free salary but can enable you to “reach your dreams without having to dream”.
Dubai provides the best tax-free investment opportunities to residents who want to live a comfortable and luxurious lifestyle. As there is no requirement to pay wealth, corporate or income tax on your earning or savings. No longer will you have to see your pay cheque halved on pay day!
A Great Standard of Living:
Dubai has four times in a row been ranked as the top Middle Eastern city for living. Spoilt by its world-class restaurants, shopping malls, and golden sandy beaches. Tourist travel from all over to stay in its 7 star hotels, visit its man made islands, and be at one with its marine life. Dubai has everything to suit every budget, from the pocket-friendly to the luxurious.
Safety and Security:
For expats, out of their comfort zone, safety is a key factor when deciding to work abroad.
Crime rates in the city are close to non-existent, with its present and efficient police force.
“East truly meets West”. Residents in Dubai represent over 180 nationalities world wide. It is strategically located at the centre of the world business map, easily accessible ports from different parts of Asia, other parts of the Middle East, and Europe. With its multi national and cultural work places, within financial services, the service industries, hospitality, logistics, and construction.
Unlike most of the other cities in the Middle East, English is widely spoken and understood by most of those who live and work in Dubai. There are no language barriers which can be normally so discouraging and disconcerting.
Whilst knowing Arabic is a definite advantage, and can lead to better job opportunists. Most of the population understand and speak English, making it easier for most expats to do business with the locals.
With an ever growing network of roads, railways, ports and development projects Dubai is constantly growing and upgrading in the run up to expo 2020. The Dubai construction industry in particular is posed to outperform the overall UAE market.
With many quick to point out that, lower oil prices pose little threat to the UAE construction industry. As real growth has remained stable at 6.6 per cent in real terms year on year.
According to consultancy firm Arcadis, the UAE and Qatar remain the top most attractive markets for i
nfrastructure investors globally.
Finally, the long awaited Expo. Dubai’s preparation for it is already in full swing. It is expected to attract over 30 million visitors in its six month duration. With great opportunities for those hoping to develop and expand their careers and businesses.