Chairman/CEO: Nadia Zaal
Country of origin: United Arab Emirates
Year established: 2008
A relatively newer developer to the real estate industry in Dubai is Zaya (2008); a boutique developer that specializes in exclusive high-end real estate. Zaya’s first project, Nurai, is a private island in the Arabian Gulf, combining tranquility and seclusion just minutes away from Abu Dhabi, that hosts beachfront estates, water villas and a luxurious hotel. Additionally, the developer works in partnership with some of the world’s most renowned architects, designers, consultants and brands. Zaya is owned and run by an Emirati inspiration, Nadia Zaal, who is the co-founder & CEO of the company. The organization undertakes projects and specializes in in business management, strategy and planning, accounting and finance, marketing, economics, civil and industrial engineering as well as experience in the luxury sector.