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Redefining growth.

Strategically located in Dubai and connected to many of the world’s fastest growing economies of the East and West, DIFC is the leading global financial centre in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region. 

It’s the headquarter of choice for global Fortune 500 companies, family businesses and financial institutions that are reimagining finance, redefining growth, and leading the way into the future.


Lease with ease.


Rethink your real estate.

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8.5 Million

Total footfall

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4,041

Active, registered companies

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1.45 MN SQ FT

Premium office spaces

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29,700

Niche community of professionals

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Vibrant hub with access to three five-star hotels and more than 200 retail outlets, including art galleries, award-winning restaurants, cafes, fashion stores, utility and convenience stores.

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Quick and easy access to Dubai Metro and dedicated taxi services.

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Proximity to iconic attractions, cultural hubs and tourist destinations.

Why Dubai.

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8$ Trillion

MEASA combined GDP.

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$200 Billion

in Dubai Foreign Trade in First Half of 2021.

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2+ Billion Population

population reachable within 4-hour flight.

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#4 Busiest Airport

in the world*.

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#1 global finance centre

in MEASA and top 20 globally as per GFCI ranking offices in Dubai.

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70% of fortune 500

companies with presence in the region have their head office in Dubai.

Why DIFC.

Designed to exceed the demands of the world's most sophisticated financial institutions, and the professionals who work for them – regardless of the scale and scope of their requirements. Registered companies can choose from several attractive options.

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Gateway to growth

  • DIFC is home to more than 29,000 professionals working in over 4,031 registered firms.
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A financial free zone

  • 100% foreign ownership.
  • Independent judicial system based on English Common Law.
  • No restrictions on capital repatriation.
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Central Body

  • DIFC Authority provides an independent legal framework and world-class business infrastructure.
  • Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) regulates all financial services activities carried out at DIFC.
  • DIFC Courts administer an independent English-language common law judiciary.
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Infrastructure

  • State-of-the-art business and lifestyle destination.
  • Largest FinTech and Innovation Hub in MENA.
  • Top restaurants, art galleries and events.
  • 15-minute drive from Dubai International Airport with two metro connections.

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