TAQYEEM - دائرة الأراضي و الأملاك - مركز التقييم العقاري
Dubai Land Department (TAQYEEM)
PO Box 1166
Baniyas Road, Deira
Tel: +971 4 2030 000
Fax: +971 4 221 5533
Director General: His Excellency Mr Sultan bin Butti Bin Mijren (DLD)
Chief Executive Officer: His Excellency Eng. Marwan bin Ghulaitah (RERA)
Director: Mohamad Khodr Al-Dah (DLD)
Secretariat: 300 staff (DLD & RERA)
Number of direct members: 200 (estimate)
Number of qualified valuers (individuals): 200 (estimate)
Number of student members (individuals): 50 (estimate)
Number of valuation companies: 50 (estimate)
Member of TEGoVA since: 2010
Category of membership: Associate
TAQYEEM (the Real Estate Appraisal Centre) was set up jointly between the Dubai Land Department (DLD) and the Real Estate Regulatory Agency (RERA) in 2009 to act as a regulator for property valuations in Dubai.
Permanent Representative to TEGoVA
Mohamad Khodr Al-Dah MEng CEng MIStructE
Senior Director - Technical Department
Dubai Land Department
Government of Dubai
Brief History and Role
The Dubai Land Department (DLD) was established in 1960 for the purpose of registering land and property sales and ownership. Since that date, the DLD has been involved in valuation activities both to the public sector and the private sector. The Real Estate Regulatory Agency (RERA) was set up in 2007 as a regulator to the booming real estate market in Dubai. Taqyeem (the Real Estate Appraisal Centre) was set up jointly between the DLD and RERA in 2009 to act as a regulator for property valuations in Dubai.
• dopting internationally-accepted valuation standards and measuring standards
• Registering valuation companies and individuals
• Setting up educational courses and degrees in valuation
• International cooperation with leading bodies in valuation
• Enhancing transparency in the market.
Principal Areas of Policy
• To promote the image of Dubai and the UAE
• To enhance business activities in the city
• To become a centre of excellence regionally for valuation
The Dubai Land Department, Real Estate Regulatory Agency and Taqyeem are Governmental bodies.
Membership will only be granted after the full academic history, work experience, and educational history is verified and accepted.
* Emirates Valuation Book
* Code of Measurement Practice
* Code of Ethics