Raine and Horne

Gaining a foothold in Dubai proved to be timely. The UAE had emerged from the Global Financial Crisis and the COVID pandemic as a leading regional commercial hub with state-ofthe art infrastructure and a world class business environment. As the UAE’s most populous city, Dubai also provides a launch pad for future expansion into other emirates such as Abu Dhabi and Raps al-Khaimah. However, the location offered other advantages. Angus explained to Facilities Management Magazine: “Dubai is very much the logical place to do business in the Middle East, Central Asia, Africa, the Asian subcontinent and the Eastern Mediterranean due to its strategic location, tax-free living and strong economic outlook”. Family history proves a key asset Raine & Horne’s history of uninterrupted family ownership spanning over 140 years resonates strongly in the Middle East. Indeed, so significant was Raine & Horne’s entrance to the Given our affinity with New Zealand and the similarities in how our two countries transact real estate, we have some big plans afoot Angus Raine 119