Dubai World is Dubai’s flag bearer in global investments. As a holding company it operates a highly diversified spectrum of industrial segments and plays a major role in the emirate’s rapid economic growth. Its primary aim is to play the role of a growth engine that powers development both locally and internationally.
Dubai World’s investment spans five strategic growth areas of 21st Century commerce namely: Transport & Logistics, Drydocks & Maritime, Urban Development, Investment & Financial Services and Energy & Natural Resources.
This includes DP World, one of the largest marine terminal operators in the world; Drydocks World and Dubai Maritime City designed to turn Dubai into a major ship-building and maritime hub; Economic Zones World which operates several free zones around the world including Jafza and TechnoPark in Dubai; Nakheel the property developer behind iconic projects such as The Palm Islands and The World among others; Limitless the international real estate master planner with current development projects in various parts of the world; Leisurecorp a global sports and leisure investment group, reshaping the industry by unlocking value across investment, development and brand opportunities, Istithmar World, the group’s investment arm that has a global footprint in finance, capital, leisure, aviation and various other business ventures, and Dubai Natural Resources World, an investment company which focuses on natural resources and emerging markets.
The Dubai World’s business strategy is driven by a combination of pragmatic acquisitions and prudent investments, designed to deliver real, measurable results to all its stakeholders. As one of the world’s largest corporations, Dubai World embodies a commitment to work practices that are in harmony with corporate goals and environmental conservation and social responsibility.