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Trump honoured with lifetime achievement award

Business tycoon one of 21 winners at inaugural Arabian Property Awards in Dubai.

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 Developer:Nakheel

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

jojisamuel 11 years ago

Congratulations to Al Shafar General Contracting!!!!