Property investors in Dubai could be pleased to hear that the emirate has been voted as the top city to live in the Middle East and North Africa by business publication Saneou Al Hadath.
This is the second time Dubai has been voted as the most desirable Arab city to live in, closely followed by Abu Dhabi.
Conducted annually, the poll also examines 19 regions across different categories. Kuwait was named best for business and economy, while Doha was deemed to have the best education.
"This study is an important tool in aiding decision makers and business professionals in forecasting development and growth plans, and also gives the general population insight into the quality of living of across a selection of Arab cities," commented managing editor of the magazine Yousef Rafayah.
"As the world economy continues its recovery, more and more cities are emerging as attractive places in which to live, grow or set up a business."
It comes after a report by Hydrogen found that the UAE is one of the ten best countries in the world to live and work, according to professionals.