Established in 1997, Emaar Properties is a pioneer in master-planned community development and considered one of the top property developers in Dubai. Mohamed Ali Rashed Alabbar is the founder and chairman of Emaar Properties PJSC. He holds a combined net worth of US $76 million and is ranked at No. 8 in the list of UAE’s top 10 richest politician. A public joint stock company listed on the Dubai Financial Market, Emaar has transformed the real estate sector in Dubai and has extended its portfolio in developing master-planned communities locally and internationally. Some notable projects include The Dubai Mall, Burj Khalifa, The Dubai Fountain and The Opera District, Emaar Beachfront, Expo Golf Villas, Sunset at Creek Beach. Till now, Emaar has handed over more than 51,800 residential units in Dubai and other international units. More than 29,800 residences are under development in the UAE and over 17,500 units in global market. Today, it has a significant presence in several key global markets.