Emaar Properties PJSC, a Dubai-based Public Joint Stock Company listed on the Dubai Financial Market, is a global property developer and provider of premier lifestyles. Emaar has been shaping landscapes and lives in the Emirate since the company’s inception in 1997. The company specializes in creating value-added, master-planned communities that meet the full spectrum of lifestyle needs. A highlight of Emaar’s approach to developing integrated lifestyle destinations is Downtown Dubai, the 500-acre mega-project, home of Burj Khalifa, The Dubai Mall and The Dubai Fountain. Emaar is extending its expertise in developing master-planned communities internationally, and today, has a significant presence in several key global markets with established operations in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, Morocco, India, Pakistan, Turkey, USA, Italy and Canada. Emaar has made extensive forays in the hospitality & retail sector with the current portfolio encompassing The Address Hotels + Resorts, and Armani Hotels & Resorts, among others. In addition to the several community malls, Emaar Malls Group’s flagship shopping mall development, The Dubai Mall, has become the world’s largest shopping and entertainment destination, hosting 64 million visitors in 2012. Emaar’s focused expansion and diversification strategy sees it firmly positioned to take global centre-stage as a multinational business group in the years to come.