Dubai Knowledge Park (DKP)
Established in 2003 as part of TECOM Group, Dubai Knowledge Park (DKP) aims to develop the region’s talent pool and establish the UAE as a knowledge-based economy. DKP is a unique hub that offers the best selection of programs in human resource management, consultancy, training and personal development, with the issuance of diplomas and certificates of the highest calibre from DKP’s top-class business partners.
Dubai Knowledge Park (DKP) is the world’s only free zone dedicated to Human Resource Management and learning excellence. Established in 2003, DKP aims to develop the region’s talent pool and establish the UAE as a knowledge-based economy. The free zone is a unique hub that offers a range of programmes in Human Resource Management (HRM), Consultancy, Training and Personal Development. DKP is home to numerous training centres, institutes and HR agencies. DKP is a member of the TECOM Group, an industry-specialised developer and operator of business communities throughout the UAE.
Dubai Multi Commodities Center (DMCC)
Dubai Multi Commodities Center (DMCC) has been established in 2002 as a strategic initiative of the Government of Dubai with a mandate to provide the physical, market and financial infrastructure required to set up and operate a thriving commodities marketplace, has been officially recognised as the largest free zone in the United Arab Emirates with numerous registered companies under license. DMCC was established in 2002 by the Government of Dubai to provide the physical, market and financial infrastructure required to establish a hub for global commodities trade. Ahmed Bin Sulayem is the Executive Chairman of DMCC.
Dubai Studio City DSC
Launched in 2005, Dubai Studio City (DSC) is a global business community that provides cutting-edge facilities and services to companies across the broadcasting, film production, TV, music and entertainment sectors. DSC provides an all-in-one solution to facilitate an easy, efficient and innovative production process, meeting creative needs and offering outstanding production services, the largest sound stages in the region, backlots, sets, water tanks, production offices, recording studios and offices. Dubai Studio City is part of Tecom Group in Dubai, UAE. Following in the footsteps of Dubai Media City, it will cater to the production needs of the region and has plans to build movie studios like Hollywood sound stages backlots for various production needs.
Dubai Outsource City (DOC)
Dubai Outsource City (DOC) was launched in 2007 to support Business Process Outsourcing (BPO), HR Outsourcing, IT Outsourcing, back office and call centre operations and provides comprehensive, purpose-built infrastructure, state-of-the-art office space, robust telecom infrastructure, facilities management services and a 24-hour security service. DOC is the first free zone in the world dedicated to the outsourcing industry. by providing a comprehensive infrastructure and environment for companies that wish to set up outsourcing business in UAE. With a purpose to cater to the demand of outsourcing companies in Dubai, the Dubai Outsource City free zone was launched in the year 2007.
This place gives multiple organizations a reliable place to conduct outsourcing activities. Also called DOC, Dubai Outsource City supports HR outsourcing, IT outsourcing, back-office activities, call center operations, and business process outsourcing. Currently, there are over 120 companies housing in DOC for their back office and outsourcing activities. DOC provides the ideal platform, infrastructure, and facilities for companies wishing to set up an outsourcing business in the United Arab Emirates.
Dubai Design District (d3)
Dubai Design District (d3) represents a new class of economic free zone or business park, tailored to offer a platform for a very specific niche sector; those working in the design industry. It is specifically designed to forge an active design community tailored to contemporary business needs. An inclusive world created for the entire creative community, from global brands to start-ups, from established names to new talent, d3’s doors are open to everyone operating in the creative space. The glitzy, avant-garde Dubai Design District is known for global fashion and design festivals, plus chic galleries showing work by up-and-coming designers and artists.
Trendy al fresco cafes serve lunch and artisan coffee, while sleek restaurants offer creative takes on classic Mediterranean dishes. Nearby, Ras al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary is a wetlands reserve with migratory birds like flamingos and herons.
Dubai Logistics City (DLC)
Dubai Logistics City (DLC) is part of the Dubai World Central development project, aimed to build an economic zone to support a number of activities including logistics, aviation, commercial, exhibition, humanitarian, residential and other related businesses around Al Maktoum International Airport. The development has been designed on the basis of three key factors: Dubai’s geographic location, increasing importance of airports in the Middle East region and the region’s booming aviation sector.
Dubai Logistics City (DLC) is the world’s first truly integrated logistics platform with all transport modes, logistics and value added services, including light manufacturing and assembly, in a single customs bonded and Free Zone environment. It is part of the Dubai World Central with the upcoming Dubai World Central International Airport and adjacent to the Jebel Ali Port and Free Zone.
Dubai Auto Zone
Dubai Auto Zone, along with Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority and TechnoPark, a research driven business and industrial park, is part of Economic Zones World, a global developer and operator of economic zones, technology, logistics and industrial parks under the Dubai World Group. The company aims to create a robust network of infrastructure platforms of such zones and parks across the world for supporting the dynamic expansion of its rapidly growing international customer base.
Dubai Auto Zone (DAZ) is envisioned as a comprehensive marketplace for the Auto Industry catering to buyers, sellers, service providers, automobile companies and their authorised representatives. DAZ provides an integrated platform for all segments of the auto industry to eﬃciently serve the growing needs of the region’s dynamic markets.
Dubai Maritime City
Dubai Maritime City was born out of the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum in order to make it the world’s first purpose built center for maritime commerce and business. This 227 hectares iconic city aims to capitalize on the strengths of Dubai as regional and global maritime hub to create a dynamic urban life style for the maritime community. Dubai Maritime City is a multipurpose maritime zone. It is a member of the Dubai World group of companies.
Maritime city was expected to be fully operational by 2012. The 2.27 million square metre Dubai Maritime City is divided into the Maritime Centre, the Industrial Precinct, The Academic Quarter, the Marina District, the Harbour Residence, and the Harbour Offices. The Maritime Centre District is the centrepiece of Dubai Maritime City. Created as an urban corporate park, the District comprises eight waterfront and three interior parcels organized around a central boulevard.
The Maritime Centre comprises a cluster of five high-rise towers called the Creek Towers and Plaza, Landmark Tower located at the head of the man-made peninsula, and seven plots reserved for potential developers planning to construct their own towers. The Centre will also feature a 5-star business hotel and premium service apartments.
Dubai Textile City
Dubai Textile City is a free zone born from the agreement between Ports Customs and Free Zone Corporation and Textile Merchants Group (Texmas) in 2000. Texmas is the apex body of Dubai wholesale textile merchants, offering to its members a platform to interface with the local government and its relevant bodies to enable bilateral cooperation and to enhance and improve the reach of the textile trade industry. The USD 4 billion plus Dubai Textile Mart, which sits at the center of a 1.4 billion booming consumer market extending from the CIS to Africa and the Indian subcontinent, has emerged as one of the most modern and profitable trading points in this region’s commercial map.
Hands held by the Textile Merchants Group (TEXMAS), the apex body in the UAE textile merchants, which was established in 1990, the trade has now earned the reputation of being run by some of the most professionally motivated and trusted merchants in the country. The formation of TEXMAS at the beginning of the last decade was itself a landmark development for the textile trade in the UAE.
Dubai Flower Centre was developed to handle flower imports and exports thorugh a dedicated facility within the Dubai International Airport. The flower centre’s first phase was completed in 2004 at a cost of $50 million. The flower centre is not yet finished and construction will continue in two more phases. The centre will offer an enhanced level of automation over a five to seven years for processing flower products.
It will begin with a semi-automated system with manual sorting before eventually becoming fully automated. Dubai Flower Centre was developed to handle flower imports and exports, as Dubai is a major hub for the import and export of flowers and the airport required a specialist facility since these products need special conditions. The flower centre’s first phase was completed in 2004 at a cost of $50 million.
Gold & Diamond Park
Gold & Diamond Park caters to the special needs of the gold and jewelry industry. The set up includes workshop areas complete with the features and amenities specifically for the requirements of the jewelers. In addition, Gold & Diamond Park recently launched leasing of office spaces to other business professionals seeking more value on their investment. Dubai Gold and Diamond Park is located in Dubai, UAE. It was established in May 2001. Spreading 511,343 Sq.feet, it is located on Sheikh Zayed Road, 23.5 km from Dubai International Airport, The park is an extension of the Jebel Ali Free Zone.
International Humanitarian City (IHC)
Established in 2003 by HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the International Humanitarian City (IHC) is a non-profit, independent free zone authority mandated to facilitate international humanitarian aid. The IHC is among the 28 entities that make up the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, the largest development foundation in the Middle East. The International Humanitarian City is a global hub for humanitarian emergency preparedness and response. It is a major logistics centre for the distribution of humanitarian aid.
The Dubai International Humanitarian City is a specialized economic zone, which serves as the center of international logistics for distribution of humanitarian cargoes. A dozen of institutions, which are members of the United Nations and the Red Cross, and also more than fifty commercial and non-governmental organizations, involved in the provision of humanitarian aid to all parts of the world, carry on their activity on the territory of the International Humanitarian City (IHC) Free Zone in UAE. The economic zone has become an ideal platform for a variety of industries and segments of the economy – from the logistics solutions and education to research activity.