Why Move to Dubai?

20th January 2021

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Located in the United Arab Emirates, Dubai is a city known for its ultra-modern way of life and variety in culture. From the innovative modern architecture of the Burj Khalifa to the man-made islands of The Palm Jumeirah, filled with exclusive hotels and amenities. Dubai may have only come into the limelight in the past 20 years but it is now known as a thriving centre of economic growth and culture, there has never been a more ideal time to take the plunge and relocate to the thriving city of Dubai.

With an estimated 80% of Dubai's population born overseas, Dubai is a paradise for ex-pats. One key location being from the UK, with an estimated 250,000 British ex-pats relocating to Dubai every year in search for the famed quality of life, there are also many more pull factors to relocating to Dubai from future job opportunities and prospects, to endless luxury amenities and ultimately the beautiful year-round climate!

We understand that moving to Dubai may seem a bit daunting, but we are here to educate and ensure the process is as smooth as possible. 

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So, what are the benefits of moving to Dubai?

Increasing Professional Opportunities and Job Prospects

Not only is Dubai one of the fastest-growing cities in the world in terms of population, but there are also ample job opportunities and a vast number of careers that are taking off each year. From engineers to marketing and social media specialists, due to economic growth, Dubai is becoming a global hub for business with many international corporations relocating their offices here, as well as already being the prime location in the middle east for commerce and enterprise.

Despite its reputation, Dubai is not entirely based all around the oil industry, with 95% of Dubai's GDP being non-oil based. No matter what industry you are in there is more than likely an employment opportunity waiting for you!

Increase in Quality of Life

The quality of living in Dubai is second to none and is constantly increasing! With the perfect balance between city and beach living, it is no surprise that an estimated ¼ of a million people move to Dubai each year to start their new life. With excellent education standards and new colleges and international schools being built almost annually, there are growing opportunities for young people and for those wanting to delve into education.

Dubai also has an extremely low crime rate in comparison to other industrialized cities, meaning it is one of the safest locations to live. You will also never be short of somewhere to visit, with outstanding local amenities Dubai provides a quality of life like no other, from the famed Dubai Mall to the unforgettable Dubai marina, they are just a small section of what is on offer.

As well as all of the above Dubai also has an amazing year-round climate, with on average 310 days of sunshine a year and an average temperature of 20 degrees in January and 30 degrees in the summer months.

With the beaches at your disposal, Dubai is the perfect location to get the best of both worlds, between a city and beach lifestyle.

Tax-Free Lifestyle

Not only does whatever income you earn go untaxed, but all food, drink and any other goods purchased are also all untaxed making Dubai one of the most appealing locations to relocate to in the world due to a large amount of money you can save!

Due to this people find they have a lot more disposable income, meaning you can not only take full advantage of Dubai's shopping centres and fine dining restaurants, but you may also find that your lifestyle also allows you to indulge in a lot more luxuries that you may have not had the access to back at home.

Strong, Flourishing Economy

Even though Dubai may have only started to evolve in recent years, the economy is not only remaining strong but it is growing at a sustainable rate, with the Dubai currency remaining particularly strong and stable in comparison to others such as the US dollar and the euro. Combined with the steady growth in GDP of around 1.7% in 2019, it makes Dubai one of the most financially sustainable places in the world, as well as being the second wealthiest Emirate in the UAE. Dubai has also developed as a global hub for service industries such as IT and Finance, making it a lot more of a dynamic and diversified economy.

Endless amenities and attractions

Dubai's thriving ex-pat community not only makes it an extremely diverse location but it has led to a large variety in the amenities that are on offer, such as a large number of international restaurants and cuisines. From traditional Arabic food to spices from India and home comforts from England, Dubai is famed for its cosmopolitan cuisine.

As well as the endless restaurants available, Dubai is also home to a variety of different opportunities, from some of the most sought after beaches and beach clubs to the more hidden areas of Dubai with a desert safari to exploring the more modern amenities in the largest shopping centre in the world, the Dubai Mall. Filled with everything from designer shops to the Dubai aquarium to an ice rink.

Although Dubai may be one of the most luxurious cities in the world it has a balance of accessibility and luxury meaning that everyone from any walk of life can experience and enjoy Dubai for what it is. With the split between the rural and urban locations, it is also easy to escape the hustle and bustle of a city lifestyle and take advantage of all of the amenities on offer.

With the economic and personal opportunities on offer, there is no doubt that Dubai is a thriving city that is constantly growing in all aspects. There is no better location to invest in property than Dubai. Explore the properties we have to offer today, and take the first step to your new life.

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