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wasl properties Hosts ‘Ma & Me’ Event for Mothers and Children

Dubai, UAE, November 18, 2015 – Mothers and their children are being given the chance to spend some quality time together thanks to wasl properties. The real estate development and management company – a subsidiary of wasl Asset Management Group – is holding a ‘Ma & Me’ event at its wasl vita mall on Friday and Saturday, November 20-21, with the event timed to coincide with Friday’s Universal Children’s Day.Organised in conjunction with Dubai’s Mother & Baby Club, specifically for mums and their little ones, the Ma & Me event takes place from 2-8pm on Friday and 10am-6pm on Saturday and will feature a host of activities designed to keep both generations of the family entertained throughout the day. Activities will include kids face painting and creative handcrafts, while a mascot and clown will be making an appearance courtesy of Pixies & Ponies children’s recreation and education group.


wasl Marks World Diabetes Day with Free Health Check for Tenants

Dubai, UAE, November 15, 2015: wasl properties marked World Diabetes Day with a free medical check-up for its tenants. The real estate management company – a subsidiary of wasl Asset Management Group – joined with healthcare provider Mediclinic to invite its Bur Dubai customers to wasl vita mall for a complementary health screening, which took place on Thursday, November 12, from 4-9pm.wasl customers attending the programme had their heart rate, blood pressure and blood cholesterol levels checked, as well as their Body Mass Index assessed. Visitors’ blood sugar levels were taken to look for possible diabetes, which is a significant problem in this part of the world.After the readings were analysed, the attendees were able to receive a free consultation from the medical professionals about their lifestyle and how they can improve their health, with the educators providing important tips on diet, shedding extra pounds and taking up safe levels of exercise.


wasl Celebrates its Raising of UAE Standard

Dubai, UAE, November 3, 2015: wasl demonstrated its pride in the UAE flag by participating in the nation’s Flag Day, which was commemorated on November 3. The company celebrated the occasion by covering its Mankhool headquarters with a huge UAE standard emblazoned with the Pan-Arab colours of red, green, white and black, which symbolise Arabian unity. The company used the event to call for a commitment from every citizen and resident to rededicate themselves to the nation.“wasl is more than a renowned real estate organisation, it is an essential part of the fabric of society. As such, the company plays an important role in the life of the UAE, so it was an honour and a privilege to hoist the country’s shining emblem of unity over our headquarters.


wasl Plants a Yearly Reminder for Women to Undergo Breast Checks

[Dubai, UAE, October 31, 2015] – wasl Asset Management Group has come up with a novel idea to remind women to undergo yearly mammograms. As part of October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the company has given away free cacti that have a unique feature; they produce a pink flower every twelve months.wasl’s initiative had two main aspects, to emphasise the fact that yearly mammograms enable early detection of breast cancer and to create a breast cancer awareness drive that goes beyond the usual ‘October Pink Month’ activities. The unique hybrid cactus chosen by wasl is known as the ‘Cereus-Echinopsis, which is easy to maintain and can be grown indoors.“Health promotion and the prevention of illness forms a vital part of wasl’s CSR activities for the community, so we felt it is important to participate in October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month.


wasl Tenants Receive Opportunity to Give Blood and Save Lives

wasl properties gave its tenants in the Ras Al Khor area of Dubai the opportunity to give the precious gift of life this month. The subsidiary of wasl Asset Management Group, partnered with Dubai Blood Donation Centre (DBDC) to send a mobile blood donation unit to visit its Samari Residences, enabling wasl customers to donate life-saving blood.“wasl is more than just a real estate organisation, it is an essential part of the fabric of the UAE community. In this respect, it recognises its obligation to give back to society and to allow its stakeholders to do the same. DBDC plays an essential, life-saving role in the emirate and we are honoured to be able to partner with the group and provide a blood donation service for our tenants at Samari Residences,” said Zainab Mohamed, CEO Property Management and Marketing, wasl properties.wasl's blood donation camp saw a mobile unit – the ‘bus’ - visit Samari Residences.


wasl Asset Management Group wins Dubai’s first annual Happiness in the Workplace Award

[Dubai, UAE, October 18, 2015] –Honoured in an official ceremony hosted by the Dubai Chamber Centre for Responsible Business, wasl Asset Management Group has had the excellence of its working environment officially recognized.


Dubai, UAE, 4th Oct, 15
wasl properties Launches New Retail App

wasl properties has launched a new Retail App designed to maximise convenience for customers.


Hesham Al Qassim Reveals Optimism for Dubai’s Property Sector

[Dubai, UAE, September 7, 2015] – Dubai’s real estate market is undergoing a healthy correction which is confirming its maturity, says Hesham Al Qassim, CEO of wasl Asset Management Group. Speaking during a keynote address at the Cityscape Global conference, which took place yesterday at the Conrad Hotel, Dubai, Al Qassim stated his belief that the current situation bodes well for the future of the city’s property sector, with continued stability likely over the coming years.Al Qassim used the conference, which precedes the September 8-10 Cityscape Global exhibition, as a platform to highlight the conditions that he says are giving him optimism for the future. He stated that the property market was being sustained by the strength of the UAE economy, with the current correction being experienced likely to last until the end of 2016.


wasl-owned Hyatt Place Baniyas Square Opens for Business

Dubai, UAE, August 1, 2015: wasl Hospitality & Leisure has announced the opening of Hyatt Place Baniyas Square in Dubai. The new facility from the hospitality subsidiary of wasl Asset Management Group – Dubai’s leading real estate development and management organisation – is the second Hyatt Place hotel in the Middle East and marks wasl and the Hyatt Hotels Corporation’s extension of the mid-range hospitality brand in Dubai.The opening of Hyatt Place Baniyas Square follows wasl Hospitality & Leisure’s launch of the Hyatt Place Al Rigga in May 2014, which brought the brand to the Middle East for the first time.


wasl Announces Grand Prize Winner from Ramadan Arts Competition

[Dubai, UAE, July 28, 2015] – A talented young artist has received AED 25,000 to put towards his education thanks to wasl properties. Dubai’s leading real estate organisation has revealed the overall winner from its Ramadan Painting Competition, with 13 year old Daniel Densley De Jesus Chavenia announced as the recipient of the top prize.  wasl's Ramadan Painting Competition is an annual holy month contest the company organises for its young tenants. Daniel, a resident at wasl’s R440 Building, scooped the grand prize by impressing the judges and the public voters with his beautiful composition of the spirit of the holy month. His entry was deemed the best from the four weeks of the competition, which also handed weekly winners an iPad each. “We were delighted to be able to award Daniel with AED 25,000 that will go towards his education fees and hopefully allow him to develop his obvious great skills as an artist even further.