Gemological Institute of America to move into DMCC’s Uptown Tower in Dubai

  • Date: 26-Jul-2022
  • Source: Zawya
  • Sector: Technology
  • Country: UAE
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Gemological Institute of America to move into DMCC’s Uptown Tower in Dubai

- Establishment of GIA’s laboratory in DMCC reflects Dubai’s status as a global hub for business

- Up to 500 new jobs in DMCC’s business district

- Majority of commercial office space in the 340m tower now pre-leased ahead of Q4‘22 completion

- Dubai continues diamond industry growth, providing comprehensive support across the entire supply chain

Dubai, UAE: DMCC – the world’s flagship Free Zone and Government of Dubai Authority on commodities trade and enterprise – has announced that the world’s foremost authority on diamonds, coloured stones, and pearls, the Gemological Institute of America (GIA), through its subsidiary GIA Laboratory DMCC, will lease space for a new gemmological laboratory in Dubai’s latest landmark – DMCC’s Uptown Tower. A public benefit, non-profit institute, GIA is the leading source of knowledge, standards, and education in gems and jewellery.

The new GIA laboratory, set to open in mid-2023, will occupy over 41,000 square feet across two floors of the 340m tall Uptown Tower as part of a 9 year deal. Over time this could see up to 500 skilled new jobs created in DMCC’s business district.

The tower’s 22 floors of grade-A premium office space are now substantially pre-leased ahead of the Tower’s completion in Q4 2022. Uptown Tower

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