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wasl Asset Management Group Wins Dubai Chamber CSR Label Award

Dubai, UAE, December 10, 2015: wasl Asset Management Group has won the CSR label award from Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) for the second time. The company was honoured with the prestigious award in recognition of its exceptionally high quality of its corporate social responsibility initiatives.wasl's CSR Label was bestowed yesterday by Hisham Abdullah Al Shirawi, 2nd Vice Chairman Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, who presented it to Abdulla Obaidalla, Chief Operating Officer of wasl Asset Management Group in a special ceremony that took place at the Dubai Chamber office to honour the companies that won the CSR label.“wasl’s corporate philosophy is that it is so much more than a real estate development organisation, it is an integral part of the UAE community.

wasl properties Launches Affordable Housing Community in Muhaisnah

Dubai, UAE, December 07, 2015: wasl properties has announced that it will begin leasing 280 units in its new wasl oasis II development in Muhaisnah. The real estate management company, a subsidiary of wasl Asset Management Group, plans to launch seven out of 23 buildings on December 20 as an initial first phase release. The initiative forms part of the company’s strategy to provide affordable housing options in established areas of Dubai.“wasl oasis II has been designed to enhance the lifestyle of mid-income residents by bringing to the area high quality residential units that provide the very best in contemporary urban living.

wasl Launches ‘Smart Centre’ in Conjunction with UAE Innovation Week

Dubai, UAE, November 21, 2015: wasl properties, a subsidiary of wasl Asset Management Group, has announced the launch of its Smart Centre. Opening for business in conjunction with UAE Innovation Week - which runs from November 22-28 - the new facility aims to continue the outstanding success of wasl’s eService programme, which since its implementation four months ago now sees 95% of property and land renewals conducted online.“We are extremely excited about the launch of our new Smart Centre, which is wasl’s latest innovation to achieve outstanding performance and high levels of customer satisfaction in Dubai’s real estate sector.

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.

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wasl properties Launches New Retail App

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