In the month of April, Luxhabitat features in more than 25 mentions in both print and online media. We started out with a mention from The Otherside blog, where the author Ferencz featured our branded residences from our press release. The article covers branded residences worldwide and uses Luxhabitat as the primary source for branded residences in the UAE.At the end of the first quarter, we said in our press release that the prices for prime residential properties have doubled over the last quarter. This generated plenty of press responses from Khaleej Times, Construction Week Online, Wealth Monitor, and Arabian Business.
This month's coverage has given exposure to several of our Specialists. Andrew Cleator, our Luxury Sales Director spoke to Gulf News Property in their luxury property edition where he describes the state of the luxury property market. In that issue of Gulf News Property, they also featured our most expensive villas for sale. Besides this, Andrew also offered his insights to Benchmark magazine on whether now is the time to get on the Dubai luxury property market. Find out what Andrew thinks here. Benchmark magazine additionally has featured our top 5 buys and rentals for the month. He also helped give Time Out a first look on the floating seahorse villa project. This feature was also picked up by Pop Sugar.
Anne Ogilvie, our Luxury Palm Villa Sales Specialist revealed to The National that one of her villas let you swim under the house, later picked up by Gulf Digital news. Bayut talked about healthy investor sentiments amongst a market that is starting to mature to Ian Kirkby, our Luxury Sales Director. This was a follow up to our press release at the beginning of the month. After our newsletter feature on penthouses, Alex, our Luxury Sales Director gave his insights on the Dubai penthouse market to The National. The newspaper also featured five of our best penthouses on the market. Find out which ones make the cut here. Kirstyn Lewis, our Luxury Villa Rentals Specialist added her comments to 7 Days where she specifies what sort of properties UHNWIs look out for and that the profile of the buyer is changing from investment to end use.