Team

Making a Difference

Dedicated to building communities with a soul, Zaya works alongside like minded professionals who also seek to create a more harmonious way of life.

Zaya is a boutique real estate development company, founded in 2008 by Nadia Zaal to build communities with a soul. Hameni is the next iconic project under the Zaya brand after Nurai Island and Five Palm Jumeirah successfully completed their projects. Hameni is inspired by nature and brought to life with meticulous attention to detail.

Nadia Zaal
Zaya Co-Founder & CEO

Nadia Zaal

One of the region’s most dynamic business minds, Zaal was previously the driving force behind the US $2 billion Al Barari Project, the first privately owned Dubai-based mixed-use development to target the highly competitive premium segment of the UAE real estate market.

Nadia is the CEO of Zaya, best known for the prestigious Nurai Island development which includes the award winning Nurai Island Resort. Zaal is one of the region’s most dynamic business minds. She has extensive experience in project development, structuring and funding in the GCC’s energy sector having led one of the region’s largest IPOS for the Abu Dhabi National Energy Company

Nakheel
Master Developer

Nakheel

One of the world’s largest real estate developers, Nakheel has built up an iconic portfolio of innovative landmark projects within the UAE. Spanning a range of sectors - residential, commercial, retail and leisure - Nakheel developments form an integral part of Dubai’s landscape, creating a legacy built on thought leadership and pioneering innovation that will inspire generations to come.

China State
General Contractor

China State

Among the largest construction companies in the world, China State Construction is known for undertaking innovative projects. Close cooperation with global noted contractors & developers allows China State to guarantee international standard products in terms of advanced commercial module & project management.

Architect
Architect

P&T

Established in Hong Kong in 1868, Palmer & Turner has proved a major contributor to the physical development of South East Asia since its inception. It is responsible for many of its architectural landmarks. Among the oldest and largest international architectural engineering practices in the region, P&T works from offices located across Asia and the Middle East.

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