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POD inBrief: Real Estate in the UAE

Afridi & Angell inBrief

By Shahram Safai


This episode of Afridi & Angell’s POD inBrief focuses on real estate in the UAE, recent performance, trends, and indicators for the upcoming months.


Shahram Safai, partner at Afridi & Angell and head of the real estate team led the discussion. He represents real estate stakeholders including developers, owners, architects, engineers, contractors and government entities in all stages of the real estate and construction process. In addition to real estate, Shahram represents clients on general corporate matters, private equity, venture capital and doing business in the region.


Listen to “Afridi & Angell’s POD inBrief _ Real Estate in the UAE” on Spreaker.




  • Summary of real estate performance since 2018/2019
  • Current trends in recent real estate transactions
  • Discussion of the upward trends in real estate activity and the high demand for luxury housing and if these trends are here to stay
  • Evaluation of the impact of Dubai Expo 2020 on the economy and real estate in particular
  • Words of advice to investors and end-users looking to buy real estate in the UAE