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Azizi Developments, a leading real estate developer operating in the UAE for over a decade, successfully concluded its support and participation of the Toscana Endurance Lifestyle 2017 in Italy, where it reinforced the vision of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to grow endurance riding and equestrian sport in the region and around the world.

Five races were scheduled over a span of two days, with a record breaking number of 516 riders from 43 countries competing for the richest prize value in its history in Europe, of 1,000,000 euros. With extraordinary support from HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum since its inception in 1998, the race has grown from an economic contributor, to a high-profile global event that attracts some of the best talent from around the world.

Mirwais Azizi, Chairman of Azizi Developments said: “We are pleased to continue our partnership with Meydan and support endurance riding as it underlines the vision of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum to further equestrian sports in the UAE and around the world. Azizi Developments is at the forefront of innovation extending beyond the conventional realms of our business and we remain committed to supporting world class international events along with our key partners, Meydan.”

Saeed Humaid Al Tayer, Chairman and CEO of the Meydan Group said: “We are proud to be associated with such a high profile international sporting event under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum and in partnership with Azizi Developments. His Highness has played a pioneering role in encouraging endurance riding in the UAE and we are now witnessing its success in international markets as well. We are confident the sport will continue to grow and become even more inclusive over the next few years and as key sponsors, we will continue to lend it our unwavering support.”

Azizi Developments has been instrumental in developing some of the most outstanding properties across Dubai and inspiring community living in upscale locations, including Azizi Riviera at the prestigious Meydan One. As part of its partnership with Meydan, Azizi is also committed to supporting the growth of equestrian sport, especially endurance riding in the UAE and beyond. The brand’s flagship development, Azizi Riviera which is being developed in Meydan, offers access to the Meydan Racecourse, home of the Dubai World Cup, the world’s richest horse race event.

 

About Azizi Developments                           

Azizi Developments is the real estate investment arm of Azizi Group. Established in 2007, the company’s diverse experience in the property market has led the value of its current portfolio in the emirate to AED 18 billion and more than 100 projects at various stages of development.

 In 2016, Azizi Developments was awarded ‘Developer of the Year’ and has been instrumental in developing some of the finest properties in The Palm Jumeirah, Meydan, Dubai Healthcare City, Al Furjan, Studio City, Sports City and Jebel Ali.

 

About Meydan City Corporation

Meydan is the visionary concept of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. The project is the culmination of his vision to create not just a venue for horseracing, but an integrated city that is sustainable, environmentally responsible and one that positions Dubai at the centre of the competitive global business stage.

Meydan Group aims to link the world with the Emirate of Dubai through international horseracing and equestrian events, a range of commercial developments, hospitality, sports, entertainment and amusement services, a series of state-of-the-art business parks, residential villa communities, schools, hospitals, business towers with luxury waterfront developments and shopping destinations.

Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum City covers approximately 47 million square feet of prime freehold development in the heart of Dubai and features several development projects by Meydan. Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum City - District Eleven is a cosmopolitan, family-oriented community comprising villas and mixed-use buildings and offering a number of attractive amenities and facilities including Emirates Airline housing, Meydan Villas and The Kent College of Canterbury. Meydan Heights is also home to Emirates Airline housing, a premium development comprising 528 units of townhouse community living and includes retail, park areas and public amenities such as a community centre and mosques. Meydan Avenue incorporates the iconic Grandstand and The Meydan Hotel at its heart will set new standards of living, build an inspirational business culture and offer a lifestyle of exceptional quality.

 Taking the modern standard of living to new heights, Meydan One will offer a premium lifestyle to more than 83,000 residents with remarkable amenities and facilities including the 711m tall Dubai One Tower, Meydan One Mall, a five-star hotel, a civic plaza with dancing water fountains, an indoor sports facility, a 4km canal and a marina.

 The centrally located Meydan Free Zone offers a prime location and ease of incorporation while driving businesses through advanced telecommunications, high technology and business space flexibility.

 Meydan Group brings together elegant lifestyle opportunities with leading entertainment and sporting events. The portfolio consists of The Meydan Hotel, Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa, The Track Meydan Golf, QUBE Sports Lounge, Meydan Tennis Academy, Dubai Equestrian Club, Emirates Equestrian Centre, Dubai Racing Club and the iconic architectural marvel, Meydan Racecourse, home of the world’s richest horse race – the Dubai World Cup. 

 

Source: Azizi Developments