Dubai real estate golden run to continue in Q4

Sergiu Sobetchi, Head of Sales at Laguna Properties UAE
(Sergiu Sobetchi, Head of Sales at Laguna Properties UAE)

UAE-based luxury residential agency Laguna Properties predicts a “golden run” for Dubai’s luxury residential sector in the final quarter of 2022, with investors attracted by the Emirate’s safe-haven status, reputation for resilience and opportunity for medium to long term growth, amidst a global context of uncertainty, inflationary pressures, interest rate rises and geo-political tensions.

Laguna’s key predictions in the luxury residential market for Q4 2022 include:

International buyers are driving demand for superlative properties that reflect the best of Dubai’s love of luxury, array of breath-taking locations, outstanding views, and outstanding quality.

Branded Residences
Off-plan demand for new launches, such as the Six Senses Residences, The Palm Dubai, or the ongoing interest in the Atlantis The Royal Residences underlines the premium value a global name adds to a residential project.

With the right guidance, developing a villa from a plot can be a rewarding investment process. Laguna has successfully transacted plots in Dubai Hills that have doubled in value in the space of 18 months.

Apartments remain very competitive, priced comparatively with 2014 levels.

Laguna’s sales team is led by Sergiu Sobetchi, Head of Sales, who was previously with Hamptons International, with over a decade of UAE-based broker experience.

“We work with discerning, international clients, mainly from the UK, Europe and Russia, who are pushed to the UAE as a result of sluggish markets in the EU and UK, rising inflation, geo-political tensions and recession worries. Here, they are welcomed by the investor-friendly attitude of the UAE; the enhanced safety, exceptional growth, and abundant opportunities that the UAE provides as well as recent regulatory moves such as amendments to golden residency visas for real estate investors” Sergiu said.

(Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE)

“With the support of its visionary leaders, Dubai has built an impressive reputation during the pandemic for its ‘safe-haven’ status, which has since evolved into an enduring sense of credibility, compounded by the strong federal budget and economy. The pace of the market in the past few months has been relentless, with Q3 continuing to set new sales records across villa, apartment and off-plan transactions, and we see this theme continuing for the rest of the year. We expect record-setting transactions to continue in this golden year for real estate, meaning that 2022 will be the best year on record for Dubai’s super prime market” he added.

Laguna Properties was established in early 2022. The brokerage is covering both residential and off-plan sales and leasing and has a deep knowledge of Dubai’s developers, market trends, project launches and investment insights.