Dubai Internet City

DIC-OnlineA forerunner in the realisation of Dubai’s vision for a knowledge-based economy, Dubai Internet City (DIC) is the Middle East and North Africa’s largest ICT hub. Established in 2000, DIC has successfully developed a prosperous ecosystem for technology companies in its 14 years of operation. DIC is now home to 1,400 companies, including Fortune 500 listed companies and multinationals such as Facebook, Google, IBM, Mastercard, Microsoft and LinkedIn. An advocate of entrepreneurs and start-ups, DIC has introduced a series of initiatives designed to fuel SME growth in the region, including the in5 project.

Investor benefits

Investor benefits

Dubai Industrial City is a non-free zone offering several benefits to investors. These include:
  • No taxes on personal and corporate income, and full repatriation of capital as per federal law
  • Investors in DI enjoy duty free reductions on their exported goods,benefitting from the City’s Free Trade Agreements in force across the MENA region
  • Duty free imports of machinery, equipment and raw materials for production
  • Expedited approvals of applications to various government entities

INDUSTRIAL ZONES

INDUSTRIAL ZONES

DI specialises in light to medium manufacturing sectors. It has six dedicated industrial zones span the following industries:

  • Food and Beverage
  • Heavy Machinery
  • Transport Equipment
  • Base Metals
  • Chemicals
  • Mineral Products

In addition to DI’s six distinct industrial zones, supporting zones include:

  • Research & Development Zone
  • Warehouse Zone
  • Office Zone
  • Commercial Zone
  • Labour Accommodation Zone

PRODUCTS

PRODUCTS

  • Land on long-term lease: 50 years leasable Industrial land for construction of factories and complexes, and 99 year free-hold leasable commercial land for construction of hotels and retail infrastructure
  • Storage Facilities: 10 million square feet state-of-the-art warehousing and storage facilities for cold, chemical, and general storage as well as light industrial use. Open storage yards and showrooms equipped with back side storage.
  • Office Space: Over 350,000 square feet spread across four modern buildings in a core-and-shell set up.
  • Labour Villages: Dedicated buildings with suitable infrastructure, services and entertainment facilities offering model accommodation for 14,000 workers.