The Sustainable City, the first fully-operational sustainable community in the Middle East, has won five top laurels at the Gulf Real Estate Awards 2019 including the ‘Happiest Community’ Award for the third consecutive year. In addition to being voted as the “Overall Winner’ the community also won the ‘Best Real Estate Project (Master Development)’, ‘Best Real Estate Research’, and ‘Best Real Estate Developer – Sustainable Green Development’ awards.
Faris Saeed, CEO of Diamond Developers — the property and real estate developer behind The Sustainable City, received the awards at a gala ceremony held in Dubai.
Winning the ‘Happiness Community’ award for the third year reflects the commitment of The Sustainable City to deliver on the vision of the UAE leadership to promote the happiness of the nation’s residents. The award took into consideration the high happiness rate from the perspective of residents, homeowners, service providers and for setting a model for the ideal community that offers a rich lifestyle and positive sense of belonging.
Ensuring the happiness and welfare of the community, The Sustainable City – Dubai organises year-round community activities delighting families and engaging all age-groups. A number of informative lectures are held to encourage the residents to promote a sustainable way of life. Farmers markets, social events that highlight the message of ‘green living’ and arts and cultural events also foster social and community interaction – further enhancing the happiness of residents. With ample green spaces for people to come together and through its focus on facilitating social interaction, The Sustainable City – Dubai has set a model in urban developments.
The Best Real Estate Research Award further underlines the thought leadership of the company for developing a clear insight on the state of the real estate market including information on Sustainability, Smart Cities and Market Trends.
The Gulf Real Estate Awards were launched in 2017 by the Dubai Real Estate Institute to foster competition and innovation in the region’s real estate sector. The awards programme celebrates and recognises the very best operators in the industry.