Dubai Industrial City is one of the largest industrial hubs in Dubai. The destination was established with the objective of fast-tracking growth and expansion of the industrial sector in the United Arab Emirates - especially seeking to attract players in the light and medium manufacturing sectors with specific emphasis on food and beverage, base metals, transport equipment and parts, machinery and mechanical equipment, workshops, logistics, chemicals, and mineral products.

Offering a cost effective and efficient business environment for the region’s manufacturing sector, Dubai Industrial City today serves an enabling ecosystem for investors with integrated offerings of industrial land, labour villages, and warehousing facilities. In addition, it is also increasingly gaining credibility among companies looking for logistics solutions support, commercial office spaces, open storage yards, and retail showrooms with storage within the emirate of Dubai.

Dubai Industrial City is strategically located next to Al Maktoum Airport and in close proximity to the Jebel Ali Port. The City provides a traffic free environment with direct connections to Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road and the Emirates Road, providing easy and convenient access to global transportation points via road, air and sea.


In just 50 years, the visionary leadership of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has transformed Dubai into one of the most modern and cosmopolitan cities in the world.

Dubai has become a business hub for an ever-growing region, boosted by growth in key industries, business friendly policies and its strategic geographical location. It offers easy access to 4 billion people within an 8-hour flight, including Europe, Africa, India, China and Russia.

Dubai is also the place of choice for expatriates to live in, offering a safe and modern cosmopolitan environment, excellent infrastructure and services, with access to high quality healthcare, education and an array of leisure and retail choices.


Dubai Industrial City is led by industry experts who are committed to driving economic growth and ensuring a progressive ecosystem for the manufacturing sector.

Saud Abu Al-Shawareb
Managing Director, Dubai Industrial City

Saud Abu Al-Shawareb is Managing Director of Dubai Industrial City (DI), the region’s leading industrial and logistics hub and member of TECOM Group. In this capacity, he spearheads DI’s relentless efforts to elevate Dubai into a global platform for knowledge-based, innovation-focused businesses in line with the leadership’s vision of economic diversification for a more sustainable future.

Al-Shawareb oversees all aspects of the business, including facilities and operations, to ensure optimal performance. Furthermore, he is responsible for nurturing relationships with existing business partners and attracting new ones, determining DI’s strategic direction, planning and implementation of long-term business strategies to achieve the industrial park’s wider objectives, and setting KPIs to gauge DI’s performance across all areas.

During his long-standing tenure at the region’s leading industrial hub, Saud Abu Al-Shawareb has held various executive positions, notably serving as Executive Director of Partner Relations, Head of the Operations Department, and as Chief Operating Officer.

Saud Abu Al-Shawareb has a master’s degree in Engineering Management from the University of Wollongong in Dubai and a BSc in Civil Engineering from the University of Sharjah.


From world-class facilities to value-added services, we offer broad incentives and unparalleled support to help your company get off to a strong start.

Dubai Industrial City is a member of TECOM Group
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