February 22, 2024


Mad about real estate

The ownership of real estate in Dubai by ADGM registered entities

The Dubai Land Division (“DLD”) has formally agreed with the Abu Dhabi Global Industry (“ADGM”) Registration Authority to allow ADGM Foundations, ADGM loved ones enterprises, ADGM Trusts and REIT’s proven in the ADGM, to individual real estate in Dubai.

What does this necessarily mean?

Based on this settlement, ADGM Foundations, ADGM relatives organizations, ADGM Trusts and REIT’s founded in the ADGM, will now be matter to the problems and treatments agreed on in the unique Memorandum of Knowledge (“MoU”)of 2018 for the registration of Dubai-centered real estate houses in their identify.

Also, these types of ownership by these ADGM entities is matter to the foreign possession constraints relevant in the Emirate of Dubai and in accordance with the procedures applied by the DLD (as previously agreed on in the MoU signed with the DLD). Appropriately, entities that are owned by either a UAE or GCC national can individual real estate qualities in any area in Dubai and those, which are owned by non-UAE and non-GCC nationals, may only individual real estate attributes in the freehold zones within the Emirate of Dubai.

The possession of Dubai-based real estate properties is subject matter to the next ailments:

  • ADGM Foundations, ADGM spouse and children companies, ADGM Trusts and REIT’s established in the ADGM ought to be duly licensed by, and registered in, the ADGM
  • Disclosure should really be built by the suitable entity of its valuable house owners and
  • In the case of ownership of real estate properties exterior the Dubai freehold zones, a created endeavor really should be submitted by the relevant entity to limit possession of the entity’s shares to UAE and GCC nationals.