Founded in


Based in

Abu Dhabi




$2.3 billion

Aldar Properties

Abu Dhabi’s leading developer, Aldar Properties, operates in 6 business sectors:

  • Development
  • Investment
  • Retail
  • Hospitality
  • Education
  • Entertainment

The company’s main projects are majorly in Abu Dhabi and outside the UAE. The developer’s housing stock is about 26,000m².

Flagship projects:

  • Yas Island is a man-made island in Abu Dhabi with an area of ​​25km². The project is worth $36 billion. There are amusement parks (Ferrari World, Yas Waterland, Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi, etc.), the Yas Marina Circuit, the venue for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, hotels and shopping malls.
  • Aldar Headquarters building in Abu Dhabi is designed in the shape of a seashell. It is the first circular skyscraper in the world. The project won the Best Futuristic Design (Building Exchange conference, Valencia, 2008) and Best Architecture (CNBC Arabian Property Awards, 2009) awards.
  • Qazaqstan is one of the skyscrapers of the mixed-use development complex, Abu Dhabi Plaza, in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. It is the highest building in Central Asia (320 meters).

In 2008, Aldar Properties became the first developer in the world, which received the prestigious award «Best Health and Safety Achievement in Construction» by the Safety and Health Practitioner (SHP) and the Institute in Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).

In 2011, the developer received 2 awards at the main annual competition in the Middle East in the field of construction and architecture, Cityscape Awards for Real Estate:

  • Commercial, office and retail project award (Future): Trust Tower
  • Residential project award (Built): Al Bandar
  • Best urban design and master planning award: Yas Island

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