Dubai is one of the seven emirates that form the UAE and its second largest territory. The metropolitan area is one of the fastest growing cities in the world, Dubai has grown spectacularly in population becoming a global leader in international business, leisure and tourism with a boom in the real estate industry.
Initially a stopover between East and West due to its strategic location the city began to add new services available to tourists and expats.
The origins of Dubai go back to its industrial port and stopover location for cargo ships. The discovery of oil in 1966 led to an economic boom in the area forming one the most prosperous societies as its known today.
Today Dubai is the largest city in the Middle East and rated as one the top places to live in the area due to its growing influence in international leisure, real estate, tourism and sports entertainment.
Living in Dubai means that if you´re a shopaholic you have found your personal niche. Dubai is famous for its malls, most importantly the Dubai Mall, the largest mall in the world which offers numerous activities in leisure, shopping and dining but also investment opportunities for those interested in investing in commercial properties.