Henry Wiltshire International Wins Quality Brokerage Award for Abu Dhabi Boutique at the Property Finder Awards 2022

16 November 2022

The prestigious real estate awards held on 10th November 2022 at the Armani Hotel, Burj Khalifa, Dubai, was attended by over 400 industry professionals.

The night was hosted by Property Finder, a leading property portal in the UAE, to celebrate agencies and individuals who made a difference and contributed to the growth and development of the Abu Dhabi real estate sector for 2022.

Henry Wiltshire bagged two major awards for the Abu Dhabi Boutique category – House of SuperAgents and the Quality … Read more ›

Dubai Land Department Announces New Rules on Property Marketing

05 September 2022

Dubai: With regard to the marketing of properties in Dubai, the Dubai Land Department (DLD) reported that only up to three permits will be issued and used to market or list one property.

Consequently, a maximum of three agents will be eligible, eliminating the myriad of fake, inaccurate and outdated listings starting 1st October.

Furthermore, once a property is sold, it is mandatory to immediately remove all promotional and advertising materials related to it as an agent cannot use an expired permit … Read more ›

UAE Shifts From Rental Cheques to Direct Debit on Property Leasing

12 July 2022

Landlords receiving multiple rental cheques will soon be a thing of the past as the UAE gears up for a process of direct debit from tenants’ bank accounts for their annual leasing payments.

Earlier this month, the Dubai Land Department affirmed its agreement with Emirates NBD to play a part in the process. Currently, big developer-landlords are charging an additional fee for tenants wanting to do direct debit. The shift, which also highlights a support for the UAE de-criminalising most aspects … Read more ›

Saadiyat Cultural District Welcomes Its Newest Addition: Natural History Museum Abu Dhabi

23 March 2022

The Department of Culture and Tourism in Abu Dhabi confirms the development of the fourth museum in Saadiyat Island, the Natural History Museum Abu Dhabi, after Louvre Museum, Zayed National Museum and Guggenheim Abu Dhabi.

The museum designed by architecture firm Mecanoo will cover more than 35,000 square metres, housing a scientific research centre, encompassing studies in zoology, paleontology, marine biology, molecular research and earth sciences when completed at the end of 2025. It aims to provide advance knowledge by increasing … Read more ›

Apollo invests $1.4 billion for a minority stake in Aldar Investment Properties

17 February 2022

New York-based global alternative investment management firm, Apollo Global Management, commits $1.4 billion in Abu Dhabi’s leading developer, Aldar Properties.

It includes a $500 million investment in land joint venture where the land acquired could later be developed or sold, and a $100 million common equity investment which will secure Apollo a minority stake in the real estate investment unit of Aldar. The said commitment will be made by Apollo managed funds and clients.

In addition, Apollo will invest $800 million in … Read more ›

Henry Wiltshire Wins TWO 1st Place Awards at Property Finder Awards 2021

25 November 2021

In its 9th year of celebrating the real estate industry’s top agents and agencies in the UAE, the Property Finder Awards was back live and in person, following its virtual awards ceremony in 2020 due to the COVID-19 restrictions.

The prestigious Property Finder Awards 2021 was held on 16th November at the Armani Hotel in Burj Khalifa, Dubai, where over 450 industry professionals gathered to honour the winners of the esteemed property awards.

We are proud to announce that Henry Wiltshire International … Read more ›