Dubai's Weekly News Snapshot: The Ampersand 07-07-2023

Dubai's Weekly News Snapshot: The Ampersand 07-07-2023

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Dubai's Weekly News Snapshot: The Ampersand 07-07-2023

Fresh out the oven: Allsopp & Allsopp announce partnership with Pitfire Pizza!

This week we are excited to share a very special episode of Taking Care of Business, with Operations Director; Paul Kelly, joined by the Pizza Queen of Dubai, Michelle Johnson (co-founder of Pitfire Pizza).

Find out what the guys had to say about the upcoming ‘pizzaship’ (partnership!), why location choices can make or break a small business and what Michelle’s MBA in ‘What not to do’ looks like!

News that caught our attention this week

Meta launches ‘Twitter’ killer… say hello to Threads!

Meta's social platform 'Threads' has become the talk of the town with over 50 million sign-ups in just 24 hours, making it a Twitter clone that's hard to ignore.

Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg said “We hope to take what Instagram does best and create a new experience around text, ideas, and discussing what’s on your mind.”

Elon Musk’s response to this “Competition is one thing, cheating is another”.

Currently, the platform is in its early stages and will have significant updates coming out in the next few days/weeks. If you want to be among the first to experience it, take a look at our new 'home' on Threads: @allsoppandallsopp

Hot off the press: Dubai was the busiest market for luxury property transactions in Q1 2023!

In the first half of 2023, Dubai has emerged as the top global market for luxury homes priced at $10 million or more, with sales values reaching $3.1 billion. This marks a substantial rise from the $3.9 billion generated in the previous twelve months of 2022. Experts predict that Dubai could surpass the record set by London in 2022, where 246 homes worth $10 million or more were sold for $4.7 billion.

Take a look at the type of properties driving the very top of Dubai’s real estate market!

Source: Financial Times

La Liste award Atlantis the Royal ‘best global hotel launch’ in 2023

La Liste, frequently called the Michelin guide for hotel rankings, selected the stunning Atlantis Royal launch in Dubai as their number one hotel launch 2023. With the world's eyes on Dubai, this once-in-a-lifetime event included a who's who of international A-list celebrities, plus a live performance from Beyonce (who was paid a reported $30 million for her one-hour show).

For your chance to live like a moviestar, check out these incredible Atlantis Royal properties.

Source: Gulf Business

Did you know: You no longer need to leave Dubai to renew your 90-day visit visa!

Dubai recently amended the rules requiring visitors/ property investors to leave the country to extend 90-day visit visas. The process is quick and easy, with more details available here.

Lane changer: RTA slash Dubai Marina traffic time with new entry/exit routes!

Great news for Dubai Marina residents and visitors alike with the opening of two new exits (in both directions) towards Sheikh Zayed Road at Al Seba Street, reducing rush-hour drive time in these locations from 30 mins to 10 mins!

Searching for a home in Dubai Marina? Check out this stunning three-bed overlooking the Arabian Gulf!

Source: Arabian Business

Company Updates

Picture perfect cotton candy skies in this dreamy one-of-a-kind, five-bedroom villa in Jumeirah Golf Estates!

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This ultra-luxury property has just hit the market, fully remodelled inside and out by a leading international design team and is situated on the best championship plot within the stunning Jumeirah Golf estates. We are now taking expressions of interest in this property.

????AED 15,950,000 ☎️ Darren Murphy at +971567995941

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