Business tycoon Donald Trump has been presented with a special Lifetime Achievement Award at the inaugural Arabian Property Awards, held on Wednesday at the Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai.
Trump, one of 21 individuals and companies to scoop industry awards on the night, sent a ‘thank you’ to the audience of 300 via video from New York, telling them “you are going to be seeing a lot more of me there in the near future”.
The evening was a double celebration for Trump, who also won 'Best Hotel and Development' for the Palm International Hotel & Tower.
Other high-profile winners included Hydra Properties' Sulaiman Al Fahim, who won 'Outstanding Achiever', Emaar Properties, which took 'Best International Achievement', and Nakheel for 'Best Developer'.
Masdar won 'Best Contribution to the Environment', while ACI Real Estate took 'Best Branded Development' for its Michael Schumacher Business Avenue.
The awards were organized by Arabian Property magazine, part of ITP Executive.
Below is the full list of winners:
Best Themed Development:Falcon City for Falcon City of Wonders
Best Island Development:Aldar Properties for Yas Island
Best Branded Development:ACI Real Estate for Michael Schumacher Business Avenue
Best Golf Development:Tatweer for Tiger Woods Dubai
Best Residential Development:Omniyat for The Pad
Best Commercial Development:Bahrain Financial Harbour
Best Master Development:Dubai Properties for Business Bay
Best Green Development:ETA Star for The Verde
Best Hotel & Resort:The Trump Organisation for The Palm International Hotel & Tower
Best Freezone Master Development:Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC)
Best Start-up Company:Al Basel Real Estate Brokers
Best Contribution to the Environment:Masdar
Best Industrial Development:Emaar for Economic City
Best Home Finance:Tamweel
Fastest Growing Company:Saraya Holdings
Best Construction Company:Al Shafar General Contracting
Best Interior Contractor:Depa
International Achievement Award:Emaar Properties
Outstanding Achiever Award:Sulaiman Al Fahim
Lifetime Achievement Award:Donald Trump
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