Considered the nation’s cultural capital, Sharjah is the third largest Emirate (2,590 km2) of the seven emirates of UAE which has rapidly evolved to a preferred business destination for foreign investors, standing out by its strategic position and infrastructure which favor the trade circuit from and into the Emirate.
DESTINATION SHARJAH – LEGAL ROUTE FOR INVESTMENTS
Following the stupendous success of our investment platform, ‘Destination Dubai – Legal Route for Investments’, we have decided to come up with a similar initiative for the Emirate of Sharjah, ‘Destination Sharjah – Legal Route for Investments’. Through this platform, we aim to leverage our extensive experience in driving foreign investment into the major world jurisdictions, by opening a global gateway for foreign investors eyeing to do business in one of the fastest-emerging markets, which is the Emirate of Sharjah.
ABOUT MUSTHAFA & ALMANA
Musthafa & Almana is a leading global consulting firm specialising in FDI advisory having presence in three continents. We operate in key jurisdictions such as UAE, India, UK and USA, being instrumental in facilitating major foreign investments into these markets.
We provide tailored advisory and consulting services along with relevant legal strategies to create a complete product that Global investors can utilize to smoothly invest and repatriate in and out UAE.
REASONS WHY SHARJAH SHOULD BE YOUR PREFERRED INVESTMENT DESTINTION
Having three deep-water ports which provide it with vital access to the Arabian Gulf and Indian Ocean through three deep-water ports, Sharjah has a strategic position with a very good link to Europe, Africa and Asia. Sharjah is currently having a very good connection to the GCC road networks and its infrastructure expansion is one of the top priorities of the Government, aiming to enable greater accessibility and faster travel. Hence Sharjah has evolved to one of the most preferred business hubs, acting as a gateway for trade and commerce to the other emirates, allowing in the meantime the businesses to access key emerging markets such as India, Iran and Saudi Arabia.
SHARJAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Sharjah International Airport is the first opened in UAE and has come to be the third largest airport in the Emirates region, being directly connected to more than 65 destinations worldwide and the second largest air freight hub in terms of cargo tonnage within Middle East.
SHARJAH AIRPORT INTERNATIONAL FREE ZONE (SAIF ZONE)
Being the first ISO 9001 certified Free Zone in the region, SAIF Zone is a cargo-oriented complex located adjacently to Sharjah International Airport, providing an easy access to seaports. It has come to be one of the most preferred business destinations for investors operating in trading, SERVICES, light industries and logistics, hosting more than 5,400 companies.
THE SHARJAH HEALTHCARE CITY
The Emirate of Sharjah has developed into a medical tourist destination. The Sharjah Healthcare City, a free zone (FZE) entity, established in the year 2012 has positively transformed the healthcare landscape of Sharjah. SHCC offers individuals and investors investment opportunities in the healthcare and related fields with business/investor friendly free zone rules and regulations.
The Emirate of Sharjah presents a flourishing cultural scene, being home to the majority of UAE’s museums and majors events from the region, priding oneself with the designation in 1998 as UNESCO’s ‘Cultural Capital of the Arab World’.
Sharjah is home to some of the leading academic institutions in the MENA region. The American University of Sharjah and the University of Sharjah provides world class education in a large number of disciplines to emirati and international students.
The Emirate of Sharjah has evolved to be the core of the UAE’s manufacturing sector, representing 33% of the UAE’s total in this sector, having more than 1,444 registered establishments within 18 industrial zones spanning 15 km2 in Sharjah.