The Ampersand 27-01-2023

The Ampersand 27-01-2023

Friday 27 January 2023Wed 16 Feb
The Ampersand 27-01-2023

Record breaking: Dubai's Off-plan property market continues to soar - we look at why!

How has the Dubai real estate market matured since 2009? And what interesting off-plan properties can we anticipate in 2023?

Tune in to find out all this and more on our weekly episode of Taking Care of Business.

News that caught our attention this week:

When can you visit the brand-new Atlantis the Royal?

Over the weekend, all eyes were on the spectacular opening of the brand new Atlantis The Royal and the incredible performance from Queen B herself! A-listers such as Kendall Jenner, Jay-Z, and Ashley Park were just some of the stars spotted in attendance, but now the question on everyone's mind - when can we visit?

The hotel has confirmed it will officially be opening to the public on the 10th of February, and online stays can now be booked for a minimum of two nights. If you want to be one of the hotel's first guests, get that date marked in your diary!

Click here to book now.

Source: The National

January Jump! 48.8% increase in sales have been seen from last year.

If you thought 2022 was a dynamite year for real estate in Dubai, then what a year 2023 is shaping up to be! As we roll into February, the market recorded residential property deals worth AED 24 billion in January and compared to last January, that’s a 48.8% increase in value.

While year-on-year increase does seemingly look positive, the market has seen an increase in demand as well and we can anticipate strong growth for the year ahead.

Source: Dubai Land Department

Out of this world: Rare comet makes an early appearance in Dubai!

In case you missed our first two episodes of Katch up with Kash last week, we shared the news of a 50,000-year-old comet set to appear in the Dubai sky in early February. Here’s what we didn’t see coming (literally)! On January 20th, photographers caught a glimpse of the rare comet whizzing past Dubai’s night sky from the Al Thuraya Astronomy Center.

If you missed it, fear not, as the comet is still set to pass by on February 5th and will be visible through binoculars or small telescopes.

Read more on where you can witness the celestial body, here.

Source: Khaleej Times

Check out this stunning, custom-built five-bed in the heart of Dubai Hills Estate.


This spacious, Vastu-compliant home features Italian marble flooring, a modern German kitchen, and a breathtaking 200-year-old antique front door from India. These highlights are just a few of the unique touches that add to the international beauty of this five-bed property.

With a private pool and basement parking, it’s a true stand-out in the market!

Looking to call it home?

Contact Kert Jenkins today to take a look!

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