Forbes Global Properties Enters the United Arab Emirates with the Addition of Dubai-based Driven Properties to its Luxury Real Estate Network

Represented by Driven Properties, the villa is one of 18 in the gated Sea Mirror community on Jumeirah Bay Island, Dubai. Asking US $19,982,000.

The award-winning real estate firm will be the exclusive representative of Forbes Global Properties for the United Arab Emirates


Dubai, UAE (September 19, 2021): Forbes Global Properties, a curated consumer marketplace of luxury homes and an invitation-only membership network of top real estate firms, is proud to welcome Dubai-based Driven Properties to its prestigious ranks. The firm is the first brokerage to be awarded Forbes Global Properties membership in the Middle East.

Driven Properties is an award-winning real estate brokerage and property management company headquartered in Dubai. Since its inception in 2012, the company has led the market in luxury property sales and is regarded as an institutional powerhouse in the region. With a proven track record of more than US $6 billion in aggregate sales, the brokerage is credited with several of Dubai’s largest transactions in ultra-high-end projects including the Bulgari Residences, Jumeirah Bay Island, One at Palm Jumeirah, and the Dorchester Residences.

“We are honored to be chosen by Forbes Global Properties as their exclusive member, and we look forward to showcasing the best properties across Dubai to the world; we are especially eager to welcome the world to Dubai with the upcoming Expo 2020 in October.”
—Abdullah Alajaji, Driven Properties

The exclusive worldwide residential real estate partner of Forbes, Forbes Global Properties extends luxury branding and marketing services to some of the world’s premier real estate firms in approximately 130 locations across the U.S., Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, and Mexico. As a member of this exclusive network, Driven Properties will capitalize on Forbes’ engaged audience of more than 100 million monthly global visitors to connect, inspire, and inform affluent potential homebuyers and sellers about the finest properties for sale.

Reserved for luxury properties, showcases a curated collection of high-value homes for sale worldwide. Through Driven Properties, the site now includes luxury residences throughout Dubai. Featured properties include a sky-high penthouse at The Address Fountain Views that overlooks Downtown Dubai; and One at Palm Jumeirah, one of Dubai’s most exclusive residential projects, featuring 94 luxurious residences with large, landscaped terraces and breathtaking views.

Driven Properties will also soon present one of the most luxurious projects seen in recent years, set to become a haven for ultra-high-net-worth individuals. Nestled on a private island with impressive views of the sea and Dubai’s skyline, Sea Mirror consists of 18 villas that offer luxury island living, starting from US $20 million.

“We are honored to be chosen by Forbes Global Properties as their exclusive member, and we look forward to showcasing the best properties across Dubai to the world; we are especially eager to welcome the world to Dubai with the upcoming Expo 2020 in October,” says Founder of Driven Properties, Abdullah Alajaji. “With Forbes Global Properties, we are able to bring even more value to our clients, with highly increased marketing opportunities and exclusive access to curated, high-profile network on a global level. It’s an honor to be a part of this elite group of companies.”

“Dubai shines at the intersection of luxury and real estate, attracting the attention of domestic and international buyers alike,” said Alex Lange, CEO of Forbes Global Properties. “We are proud to welcome Driven Properties to our network of leading luxury property experts. The team’s deep, data-backed market expertise and reputation for approaching each interaction with the highest level of personalized service, makes them the ideal ambassador to this exciting market.”

Membership in Forbes Global Properties provides Driven Properties, and in turn their clients, with:

  • Access to Forbes’ worldwide audience, with homes presented across Forbes and Forbes Global Properties print and digital channels with timely market data and top-tier editorial.
  • A unique and innovative forum for member agents to collaborate and transact.
  • A suite of luxury property marketing tools and resources backed by actionable analytics.
  • A dedicated page on, exclusive advertising opportunities and access to Forbes’ premier conferences, events, and touchpoints.

About Driven Properties
Founded in 2012, Driven Properties has consistently raised the standards for the industry, growing into one of the leading full-service real estate consultancies in the region. The company operates from five UAE offices and has two international branches in China and KSA. Driven Properties has over 200 knowledgeable consultants who can provide market expertise and unparalleled service in more than 25 languages to clients from all over the world. Apart from the well-earned reputation for highly personalized service and immaculate customer experience, Driven Properties is making its name as one of the most reliable sources for information on property market trends in Dubai. For more information, visit

About Forbes Global Properties
A natural extension of the time-honored Forbes brand, Forbes Global Properties is a curated consumer marketplace that connects discerning buyers to the world’s finest homes and the elite agents that represent them. Established in 2020, the invitation-only network spans approximately 130 locations and comprises 2,300 luxury property experts across the U.S., Asia, Australia, Canada, Mexico, the Middle East, and Europe. Through Forbes Global Properties, more than 100 million monthly visitors to enjoy unrivaled access to an elite collection of properties presented within the hallmark context of trusted editorial and timely market data. For more information, visit

For media queries, please contact:
Jelena Stankovic, Driven Properties, +971 56 322 5933,
Lori Levin, Rubenstein Public Relations, +1 212.805.3013,


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