Real estate brokers should pay more attention to co-working space and serviced office operators, as the potential commissions can be considerable and deal cycles are often much shorter than conventional real estate.
Setting up a business in mainland Dubai is is not a complicated process, although you do need to make sure you have all the necessary documentation in place and understand the licensing requirements.
Research shows that many businesses lose out on new business simply because they haven’t invested in a professional front end. You only have one chance to get it right when it comes to successfully engaging a potential client.
We welcome the news that the UAE Cabinet recently announced that it had approved 10-Year Residence Visas and 100% foreign ownership of companies as part of a new investment law.
You have a great idea for a business, have even spent time working on financials and future profitability, but have no idea where or how to start.
When we think of entrepreneurs we most often think of tech startups founded by millennials, some barely out of college, hoodie clad and spending their free time playing computer games or on social media.
This is often the first question people have when looking set up a business in Dubai, and it is important to get right because the consequences of getting it wrong can be significant.
The biggest complaint I hear from people trying to setup a business in mainland Dubai is the high costs involved: consultancy services, license fees, local service agent fees, and office rental costs.