Property and Real Estate Companies Cutting Jobs in Dubai

nakheelDubai has felt the heat of global recession and at least property and real estate sectors are already in downsizing mode.

Nakheel, Dubai’s real estate master developer, made 500 people (or 15 per cent of its global workforce) redundant while scaling back projects.

This is the second biggest confirmed job cut in the UAE so far, and comes after two developers, Damac and Omniyat confirmed a total of 269 – 200 by Damac and 69 by Omniyat.


All other major developers have earlier said they are revising headcount downwards, as business activities in Dubai’s real estate has come close to a near halt.


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