MUMBAI, (GNI): On the sidelines of the 3rd Dubai Property Show being held in Mumbai from 3rd to 5th November at BKC, Dubai Land Department chose the city of Mumbai to conduct its first Real Estate Tycoon Awards.
The glittering awards ceremony was held at Taj Mahal Palace Hotel and was attended by some of the prominent personalities of Dubai real estate fraternity as well as key figures representing the Indian real estate industry. Bollywood Actor Dia Mirza was the special guest of the evening and presented many significant awards. Mr Laxman Pandurang Jagtap, MLA from Pune also graced the occasion as the Chief Guest at the ceremony. Actor and Producer Arbaaz Khan also made a guest appearance.
On the occasion Dia Mirza said, “It gives me immense pleasure to be part of the awards ceremony and I would like to thank Dubai Land Department for giving me this opportunity. Dubai has been a home away from home for many Indians offering a safe and secure abode. I congratulate the Dubai real estate industry for creating a world class destination”.
The Real Estate Tycoon Awards recognised and celebrated individuals and organisations from Dubai’s real estate industry who have, through their vision and leadership, elevated Dubai’s global standing as the leading real estate destination of the world. In all, there were seven categories which included: Vision, Innovation, Iconic, Ambition, Inspiration, Progressive and Recognition. A total of 40 awards were presented for various categories.
Dubai Land Department also recognized key members from CREDAI, the apex body of Private Real Estate Developers Associations for their exceptional contribution to Indian real estate. Their commitment and unstinted work in the direction of creating a more robust and transparent real estate environment for industry and public was appreciated.
Prominent dignitaries at the award ceremony included the likes of Mr. Boman Irani, Chairman and Managing Director of Rustomjee; Mr. Vipul Thakkar, Chairman, International Expo CREDAI; Mr. PNC Menon, Chairman, Sobha Group; Mr. Rizwan Sajan, Founder Danube Group and Danube Properties; Mr. Khalid Bin Kalban, CEO, Dubai Investments; Mr. Sudhakar Rao, Managing Director, Gemini Group; Mr. Sanjay Manchanda, CEO, Nakheel and Mr. Jaxay Shah, President of CREDAI and Managing Director of Savvy amongst many others.
The award ceremony was followed by Gala Dinner and performances by eminent singer, Sajili Saleem and Dubai stand-up comedian, Ali Al Sayed. Ends