DUBAI, Dubai Land Department, DLD, and Awards International has announced the launch of the third edition of the Gulf Real Estate Awards, GREA, 2019 following the success of the two previous editions.
The deadline for final submissions is 16th January, finalists names will be announced on 23rd January, and the awards ceremony will be held on 27th March 2019.
The announcement was made during a press conference at DLD's head office, where all regional real estate companies were invited to participate in this regional competition.
Sultan Butti bin Mejren, Director-General of DLD; Hend Al Marri, CEO of the Dubai Real Estate Institute, DREI; and Mark Hammil, Managing Director of Awards International, the organisers of GREA were in attendance.
Bin Mejren stressed that GREA follows the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, to encourage innovation and appreciate innovators, and is in line with DLD's vision to position Dubai as the world's premier real estate destination and a byword for innovation, trust, and happiness. He added, "The main objective of this award is to highlight the achievements of real estate companies and their efforts and contributions that assist in further developing the sector, especially as they have a significant impact on Dubai's real estate market, and provide a bright picture of the outstanding projects being implemented in different cities in our region. GREA encourages best innovative practices among all real estate professionals, including developers, brokers, contractors, consultants and engineers, as well as among facilities management and legal companies."
The award organisers also aim to enhance transparency and outstanding professional performance between real estate companies, the society, and investors, as well as enhance Dubai's position on global competitiveness indicators. The award contributes to the launch of positive competition between real estate companies and motivates them to offer the best for the benefit of the real estate sector.
The awards programme is open to all companies operating in the real estate sector, whether private or public, and will include a diverse range of different categories. DLD will be responsible for organising the awards programme, which is the leading platform for recognising and rewarding excellence in the real estate sector across the Gulf, especially Dubai.
DREI reached an agreement with Awards International in conjunction with Cityscape Global 2016 to launch the awards programme, which targets all companies operating in the real estate sector in the region.
Source: Emirates News Agency