Ras Al Khaimah, 31 Oct, 2021
RAK Properties, one of the UAE’s leading property development and tourism infrastructure companies, has announced its financial results for the third quarter 2021.
The UAE-based real estate development continued to yield strong outcomes. Profits increased during the third quarter of this year, reaching AED197.9 million, compared to AED 40.97 million in Q3 of 2020, reflecting the company’s successful strategy in overcoming the challenges.
Revenues of the real estate firm, listed on Abu Dhabi Stock Exchange, reached AED 424.37 million in the third quarter of 2021 compared to AED 177.54 million in the same period of 2020. The total comprehensive income rose to 184.33 million, compared to AED 27.15 million in the third quarter of last year.
Value of assets increased to AED6.18 billion, a step up from AED5.8 billion, as a result of increased investments in the development of hotel and residential projects.
His Excellency Abdulaziz Abdullah Al Zaabi, Chairman of the Board of Directors of RAK Properties said: “We are pleased with these positive results that prove, once again, the strength of the real estate market in the UAE. The country has numerous available investment opportunities that overcome all challenges, with great support from wise and forward-thinking leadership, whose decisions and directives regarding facilities and incentives are aimed at enhancing the competitiveness of the country and providing an attractive investment environment. The real estate market is on the verge of more exceptional performance during the coming period, with more projects to be delivered soon.”
RAK Properties announced the continuation of construction operations in five-star hotel projects, as the Intercontinental Mina Al Arab Resort and Hotel is expected to commence operational activities during the last quarter of 2021. The Anantara Mina Al Arab Hotel and Resort is expected to open during 2022, and will successively contribute to improving the company’s revenues for subsequent years through periodic revenues generated by the assets of the hospitality sector.
The company is currently working to accelerate work on the final stages of the Marbella Villas project on Hayat Island in Mina Al Arab, which includes 205 villas and townhouses. The Julphar Residence project on Al Reem Island in Abu Dhabi is another project under works, and includes 266 apartments. Julphar Residence is in its last stages of preparation for delivery during the current year.
In its statement, RAK Properties also revealed future projects to be added to its portfolio, namely the Bay Residence project on Hayat Island in Mina Al Arab which will consist of 648 residential units and Gateway Residence 2, a residential tower located within the Mina Al Arab project. The company also revealed a new phase of Marbella villas due to the increased demand with additional 79 units. 13 future developments will also be added to the prestigious Hayat Island as part of the masterplan redesign. This addition will contribute to achieving more profits to RAK Properties’ increased investors and end users base, and are set to be an added value to the future of tourism and economic activity in the emirate.