Islamic Lifestyle 

DAMAC hands over Ghalia, its first Sharia compliant development

| 30 May, 2019

Dubai, UAE – 30th May 2019: Ghalia, DAMAC’s first Sharia compliant offering welcomes residents as the project enters the handover phase. The development houses 727 fully furnished, luxury apartments and is located in the heart of the Jumeirah Village Circle community.

“Ghalia is our first Sharia compliant project, catering to the growing demand for luxury living that complies with Sharia laws,” said Ali Sajwani, General Manager of Operations,DAMAC Properties. “Built with the vision of enabling premium living experiences, Ghalia complies with our customers’ specific lifestyle preferences. These are ready-to-live-in apartments, and residents will find that we have paid attention to every last detail in terms of furnishing and accessorising their space.”

In keeping with Sharia law, Ghalia features separate amenities for men and women, including separate dining facilities, gymnasiums and swimming pools. The residential tower also offers a mix of one, two, and three-bedroom apartments with well-appointed kitchens, sophisticated furnishings, bathroom fittings and bedrooms.

Ali Sajwani continued, “This year, we are focusing on the completion and delivery of ongoing projects. With the handover of Ghalia, our total number of units delivered will cross the 25,000 mark. In 2018, we handed over 4,100 units, setting a new record for ourselves and we are aiming to out-do last year’s record by handing over more dream homes and hotel units this year.”

Ghalia is located in the Jumeirah Village Circle community which boasts convenient and family-friendly amenities such as parks, schools and mosques within its vicinity. The community is also situated near Dubai’s upcoming mall, Al Khail Avenue, and the major retail and leisure destination, Mall of the World.





DAMAC Properties has been at the forefront of the Middle East’s luxury real estate market since 2002 – bringing luxury living experiences to residents from all over the world. Making its mark at the highest end of stylish living, DAMAC Properties has cemented its place as the leading luxury developer in the region, offering iconic design and the utmost quality. The company’s footprint now extends across the Middle East with projects in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Jordan, Lebanon, Oman and the United Kingdom.

As of 31st March 2019, DAMAC Properties has delivered 25,073 units. The company has a development portfolio of over 40,000 units at various stages of progress and planning, comprising more than 10,000 hotel rooms, serviced apartments and hotel villas, which will be managed by its hospitality arm, DAMAC Hotels & Resorts. With vision and momentum, DAMAC Properties is building the next generation of Middle East luxury living.  Visit us at

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For more information, please contact:

Kavitha Menon, Corporate Communications, DAMAC Properties

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