Dubai has continued its rise as the trade capital of the world. The products and services from Dubai reach nearly one-quarter of the world’s population and acquire almost 4 trillion USD in annual business. Dubai South, previously known as Dubai World Central, is a 145 square kilometre purpose-built city centered around the newly constructed Al Maktoum International Airport.
Dubai South is recognised as one of the most ambitious projects of its kind in the world, the 145-square kilometer master-planned free zone is located near the Jebel Ali Sea Port and is able to deliver unique multi-modal transport facilities. This aerotropolis will be the future home of 900,000 people and the airport it is centered around will be the largest airport in the world by 2020. The Al Maktoum International Airport’s planned annual capacity is 12 million tonnes of cargo and 160 million passengers. All the infrastructure in Dubai South is expected to be completed before 2022.
What is in Dubai South?
❖ Dubai World Central Residential City
❖ Dubai World Central Logistics City
❖ Dubai World Central Enterprise Park
❖ Dubai World Central Commercial City
❖ Dubai World Central Aviation City
❖ Al Maktoum International Airport
❖ Dubai World Central Staff Village
❖ Dubai World Central Golf City
A Paradise for Logistics
Dubai South combines multiple modes of logistics and its location is a confluence of several modes of transport that span the sea, land and air. The region is directly linked to Jebel Ali Port, which is 29 kilometers away, via a dedicated multilane highway. This region forms a single free zone spanning approximately 200 square kilometres that offer many customs warehouses.
The logistics, medical and aviation districts offer airside access. The exhibition district is a preferred MICE destination, high on efficiency and cost savings due to its proximity to the airport. Residential, commercial and leisure districts are well planned as accommodation, office and entertainment options for people working at Dubai South.
The Wings of the Aviation Industry
Dubai South’s Aviation District is able to support the entire range of aviation manufacturing and associated industries. This district is the venue for the Dubai Airshow, the foremost aerospace event in the Middle East. The Fixed Base Operators of the aviation district offer several services to aircrafts like maintenance, repair & operations. Aviation support services in this district include design and consultancy services, cutting-edge research and development facilities, aviation training, manufacturing of products and parts, light aircraft manufacturing units as well as high-technology industries making it a fully-equipped wonderland for the aviation industry.
A World-Class Urban Zone
Company setup in Dubai South is an extremely simple process. Besides its logistical advantages, Dubai South is also a free zone that offers a variety of advantages to businesses. The region provides companies a prime location that includes the flexibility to setup, grow and expand businesses within the aerotropolis and the region around it. Companies will enjoy the facilities offered by the business park buildings that are fully equipped and ready for immediate use. The business park’s 11 high-quality commercial buildings are strategically located between Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
Dubai South comes fully-loaded with ready-to-use office spaces as well as commercial spaces that can be shaped and designed according to client specifications or requirement. A significant advantage offered by the Dubai South Business Park buildings is that major companies can have expanded office spaces in large floors that are adjacent either vertically or horizontally. Moreover, companies benefit from the free zone environment offered by Dubai South and enjoy several advantages such as full foreign ownership, 100% tax-free operations, 100% repatriation of capital and profits without any tax or duty for import and export. The Dubai South business park also extends flexible commercial lease terms and a wide range of business activities are supported.
Firms looking to set up activities in Dubai South need minimum documentation to set up a company as there is no requirement for proof of share capital and there are no restrictions in currency usage. With state-of-the-art facilities offered at competitive rates and direct access to Jebel Ali Sea Port and Al Maktoum International Airport, Dubai South is indeed a haven for businesses.
Company registration in Dubai South might be simpler than in UAE Mainland but help from experts will really smoothen the process of business setup. Take the help of an expert in DWC business setup to speed up the process of setting up your company in Dubai South. A dedicated company formation expert will be able to assist you at every stage of company registration.