Shops available for lease at Dubai Maritime City

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Retail facilities within the zone

Retail offerings of Dubai Maritime City include the ability to lease space that may be utilized for any consumer facing retail business. As a specialized maritime hub in Dubai, the use of retail space within the zone requires an approval process on the type of business operating within the space.

The primary use of shops and retail outlets would be ideal for businesses in the maritime industry. However, consumer facing retail business may include, but not limited to, restaurants, groceries, documentation services, sale of FMCG goods and more.

Why lease a shop in Dubai Maritime City?

Dubai Maritime City is a land mass of 249 hectares. The industrial district alone has a daily footfall of over 15,000 people, including employees hired by businesses set up within Dubai Maritime City. Retail outlets have access to this audience within the zone for commercial activities.

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Business licencing and regulations for registration of a marine business are managed by Dubai Maritime City Authority. To know more about the regulations of shareholders in a company, please get in touch with Dubai Maritime City Authority.

General rules and regulations of the United Arab Emirates state that "a partnership firm may have partners that individuals and non-individuals"

The licensing authority that governs business set up and issuing an operating licence is Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation. Please visit the website of for more details on licence requirements.

Dubai Maritime City aims to develop a vibrant community with a mission to achieve a sustainable living environment. The vision is to develop a hub for maritime businesses and a community that offers quality living. As part of this overall initiative, Dubai Maritime City will be developing Mosques, Parks, Bus stations, a promenade walk, Clinics, Police stations, Ambulance service point, Entertainment zones and Recreational areas.

Moreover, over 7 K.m of road infrastructure is already completed and ready for use within the commercial district.

The commercial district (sector) of Dubai Maritime City is essentially freehold land available for sale. This sector is reserved for the development of real estate residential and commercial properties. As the primary land and infrastructure developer, Dubai Maritime City is also responsible to maintain the infrastructure of the area.

Plots of land are available in the commercial district for sale. Real estate development companies many approach Dubai Maritime City for the purchase of these sea-facing commercial plots.