Cityscape’s Real Estate Summit began today, November 16, at the World Trade Centre in Dubai.
This year’s edition of Cityscape was co-created with regional real estate industry stakeholders, to provide a business-to-business meeting place and knowledge sharing destination following the Covid-19 pandemic.
The event features speeches, presentations, talks and market analysis with focus on all asset classes – from residential to commercial, industrial, retail and hospitality, to help revive the industry in the wake of the pandemic.
Mattar Mohammed Al Tayer, director general, chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority, inaugurated the event, held in partnership with the Dubai Land Department (DLD).
“This year’s edition of Cityscape represents the culmination of efforts set by Dubai’s leadership, as well as the success of the economic incentives which have benefited all business sectors in the emirate, including real estate – one of the most important tributaries to the national economy,” said Sultan Butti bin Mejren, director general of the Dubai Land Department.
“The event will provide a strong support to the sector and all stakeholders, by addressing the most important real estate topics, and shedding light on the most prominent challenges and opportunities in the region.”
During the summit, DLD launched the real estate developer guidebook, and offered explanation on its Dubai REST application, the first digital real estate platform in the emirate, enabling investors and owners to make investment decisions via digital transactions without the need for paper documents.
“The Cityscape Real Estate Summit is the largest knowledge sharing platform for real estate in the region and it provides opportunity for the international real estate community namely developers, investors, and financial institutions, as well as industry experts and professionals to gather under one roof,” noted Mattar Mohammed Al Tayer.