DAMAC Properties Wins 'World's Best' at Influential Industry Awards Evening

December 16, 2014

DAMAC Esclusiva “Highly recommended” for interior Design in Saudi Arabia at the International Property Awards DAMAC Heights Recognized for the ‘Best Architecture’ of any Residential High-Rise Tower in the World;

Luxury Real Estate developer DAMAC Properties has been presented with the ‘world’s best’ award during the international property awards industry conference. 

The company’s iconic tower, DAMAC Heights – which is currently at level 47 in the Dubai Marina district – was singled out as having the ‘Best International Residential High-rise Architecture’ at the International Property Awards. DAMAC Esclusiva, the luxury tower on King Fahd road in Riyadh was ‘Highly Commended’ for best interior design in Saudi Arabia.

It is the second year in a row that one of DAMAC Properties’ projects took the number one global title, after its AKOYA by DAMAC master development, was named ‘world’s’ best golf development’ during a ceremony in London last December.

At the VIP event at the Madinat Jumeirah, DAMAC Properties received one of the biggest hauls of trophies during the night, collecting 14 awards in total, including three 5* awards, which recognize the very best projects across Arabia. DAMAC Properties was recognized for the ‘Best Golf Course’ in Dubai for its Trump International Golf Club, Dubai, and for the high quality and ease of use of its website, www.damacproperties.com.

“The International Property Awards are the litmus test for the highest quality and most luxurious projects around the world and therefore it’s a great privilege to receive the top award for a second year in a row,” said Niall McLoughlin, Senior Vice President, DAMAC Properties. “As a company we always strive to bring new and iconic design elements to every project we undertake – design which not only looks stunning, but also is practical and efficient.”

Construction on DAMAC Heights has currently reached the 47th floor, with the full tower topping out at 86 floors when it is completed in 2016. The iconic tower includes DAMAC Residenze, a selection of unique units with interiors by the Italian fashion house, FENDI Casa. Set on the top 40 floors of the tower, the opulent living areas will look out over both the Palm Jumeirah and out across the Dubai Marina.

DAMAC Properties works with a number of globally-recognised brands to bring to life a new and exciting living experience. Current brand partners include Versace, Paramount Hotels & Resorts and The Trump Organisation.

The company has launched a variety of hotels and luxury serviced living concepts in Dubai, Saudi Arabia and the wider Middle East in recent years, as well as enhancing its private residential apartments and launching two master developments, AKOYA by DAMAC and AKOYA Oxygen which will both house a stunning golf course, managed by the Trump Organisation.

DAMAC Properties recently announced that it has appointed golfing icon Tiger Woods to design the Trump World Golf Club, Dubai, which will run through the heart of its 55 million sq ft AKOYA Oxygen project in Dubailand.

Established in 2002, DAMAC Properties has delivered almost 12,000 units to date and currently has a development portfolio of over 39,000 units at various stages of progress and planning as of September 30th 2014, which includes over 10,000 hotel rooms and serviced hotel apartments.

The full list of the awards collected by DAMAC Properties at this year’s Property Awards event is as follows:


International Property Awards: World’s best:

  1. Best International Residential High-Rise Architecture for DAMAC Heights / DAMAC Residenze


Arabian Property Awards: Best In Arabia:

  1. Best Residential High-Rise Architecture Dubai – DAMAC Heights / Residenze
  2. Best Golf Course Dubai- Trump International Golf Club, Dubai
  3. Best Developer Website, www.damacproperties.com


Arabian Property Awards: Best In Dubai:

  1. Best Golf Course Dubai – Trump International Golf Club, Dubai
  2. Best Residential High-rise Architecture Dubai – DAMAC Heights / Residenze
  3. Best Developer Website - www.damacproperties.com


Highly Commended:

  1. Golf Development Dubai – AKOYA by DAMAC
  2. Residential High-Rise Development  Dubai – DAMAC Towers by Paramount
  3. Development Marketing Dubai – AKOYA by DAMAC (The Trump Estates)
  4. Architecture Multiple Residence Dubai – DAMAC Towers by Paramount
  5. Hotel Interior Dubai – DAMAC Towers by Paramount
  6. Interior Design Apartment Dubai – DAMAC Heights / Residenze
  7. Interior Design Saudi Arabia – DAMAC Esclusiva