Danube Properties says 85% of $82m Ritz Dubai sold

Ritz's sale has "defied" the market trend, group chairman Rizwan Sajan says, adding he is confident about the "sustainability" of Dubai's property sector

The Ritz project is valued at $81.6m.
The Ritz project is valued at $81.6m.

Dubai's Danube Properties announced it has sold off 85% of the 452 units at its recently-launched Ritz project.

Danube Properties is a part of Danube Group, a building materials supplier in the GCC.

The $81.6m (AED300m) Ritz project is located in the city's Al Furjan area. 

Remarking on the milestone, Rizwan Sajan, chairman of Danube Group, said: “Our experience over the last 1.5 years of project launches strengthened our conviction that if you have the right project at the right location, and offer it to customers at a convenient payment plan, then you can’t go wrong, despite market conditions.

"Our success [with Ritz's sale] is proof that if you have the right product [offering], then there isn’t any shortage of buyers.

"You just need to make the product appealing to them."

Sajan expressed confidence in Dubai's real estate sector, stating the sale of Ritz units has "defied" the market trend. 

“The success of Ritz strengthens our firm belief in the long-term sustainability of Dubai’s real estate sector, which is currently the best regulated market in the region," he said.  

Ritz comprises 180 studio, 135 one-, and 135 two-bedroom units, the design and architecture works for which have been carried out by Danube's in-house team.

Studio units are priced at $117,078 (AED430,000). 

Each unit features a bed which can be tucked into the wall during the day, thus creating a larger living room space.

The bed can also be lowered to transform the accommodation into a bedroom.

The Ritz development also includes retail space and a gym, with an outdoor running track, a swimming pool, tennis and badminton courts, and a basketball area.

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