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Unprecedented Surge: Dubai Property Auction Hits Dh210 Million in Just 4 Hours

Discover the Intense Investor Frenzy at the JLT Residential Tower Auction

Dubai: Investor fervour in Dubai’s property market reached new heights as an auction for a semi-built residential tower in JLT witnessed an astounding bid surge. The bid soared by nearly Dh100 million within just four hours. At its base price of Dh100 million, the bidding escalated to an impressive Dh210 million. The enthusiasm of over 100 investors fuels the entire action.

The auction at the ‘Al Saqran Tower‘ currently stands at over 30 per cent completion. It drew significant attention, especially considering the need for bids until closing. However, as the deadline approached, a flurry of activity ensued, with more than 130 potential bidders vying for the project and its site.

Prime Location Appeal

Several factors contribute to the remarkable interest in this auction. First, the base price of Dh110 million piqued the interest of investors and developers alike. Presenting an opportunity to acquire a project at a relative discount amidst the prevalent demand for distressed projects in the market. Furthermore, one cannot understate the allure of JLT as a prime location for property investment. With multiple high-profile launches and a significant rise in property values exceeding 20 per cent. JLT has emerged as a lucrative investment destination in recent times.

There is growing demand for office and commercial space within the wider DMCC free zone. The rapid development of upscale mixed-use hubs like Uptown Dubai further accentuates the appeal of JLT as an investment hotspot. The auction of the ‘Al Saqran’ building, despite its eventual winning bid of Dh210 million. It remains an attractive proposition for investors seeking entry into the market.

Speculation Surrounds Major Players

Speculation abounds about the involvement of major players in the bidding process, reminiscent of the recent acquisition of ‘The Pentominium’ skyscraper site in Dubai Marina by the Select Group for a staggering $100 million. As Dubai’s property market continues to witness robust activity. It is fueled by investor interest and strategic acquisitions. And the allure of prime developments such as the ‘Al Saqran building still needs to be finished.

Alok Verma

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