We strive for cities where inspired communities can thrive and prosper

What We Do

Who we are

We are a multi-focused economic enabler creating synergies and opportunities through local, regional and global investments.

Our aim

We aim to sustain and enrich the communities in which we operate. We help societies thrive through strategies and initiatives that drive impactful change and long-term prosperity.

Our investments

We support Dubai’s foremost companies in a variety of economic sectors including Banking, Telecom, FMCG, Real Estate, Hospitality, Health Tech and Sustainability Innovation.

Our Values


We are human. We care about others, as well as the environment we live in. 


We value synergy and partnerships.


We have value judgment. We are intuitive; we anticipate the needs and requirements of our community and deliver towards its hopes and aspirations.


A.R.M. bears the name and the personality of its founder – conveying his values, principles and traits.


We look at the future to define the present.


Mohammad Saeed Al Shehhi is the Chief Executive Officer of A.R.M. Holding and Dubai Real Estate Centre. He is overseeing a full-scale corporate restructure of the existing businesses to align them with the strategic direction of the holding company. He is responsible for furthering the vision of A.R.M. Holding and is launching new investment ventures in Dubai and the region to create opportunities that will inspire a brighter future for today’s society and upcoming generations.

He brings considerable leadership experience to his role at A.R.M. Holding having previously served as COO and then CEO of Dubai Design District (d3), the region’s first design-focused community, where he was instrumental in its growth and development. He is a strong advocate of youth talent, innovation and education. During his time at d3, he has supported showcases for regional universities and has been instrumental in the incredible success of the Global Grad Show, a segment of Dubai Design Week, which brings a wealth of international talent to the region.

Prior to that, Mohammad held several prominent roles in the broadcast and media industry and served as Deputy CEO of Dubai Media Incorporated (DMI) where he developed the organisation’s strategy and analysed operational and performance efficiencies. He launched the first DMI native HD channels, developed its state-of-the-art technical infrastructure, and led the roll out of its digital offering. Mohammad was Senior Director of Broadcast & Media Services at Du Telecom Company before his time at DMI.

Mohammad holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the American University of Sharjah, and a Master’s degree in Digital Wireless Communications from the University of Leeds. He is a graduate of the EDAAD scholarship programme and of the Young Arab Leaders programme. He was voted amongst the most influential people in the Middle East in Digital Media.

H.E. Mohammad Saeed Al Shehhi

H.E. Mohammad Saeed Al Shehhi

Secretary-General of UAE Media Council, CEO of ARM Holding and Director of the Board and General Manager of Emirates Racing Authority.

Our Team

Amol Mankani

Amol Mankani

Managing Director Finance & Support Services

Umran Shah

Umran Shah

Managing Director Commercial Leasing

Alain Kallas

Alain Kallas

Chief Development Officer

Afzal Lakdawala

Afzal Lakdawala

Senior Director Digital Transformation

Jayesh Ladwa

Jayesh Ladwa

Senior Director Human Resources

Mateen Shah

Mateen Shah

Director of Strategy & Marketing

Our Companies

Dubai Real Estate Centre

DREC has been a leader in real estate since 1991, managing over 3,200 units across the UAE. Our portfolio boasts villas, buildings, malls, and landmarks like Palm Spring Village and The Beach Centre.


Hive Coliv redefines living for Dubai's millennials. They offer affordable, furnished spaces with communal amenities that cater to the dynamic lifestyle of young artists and  professionals.


HUNA is a culturally rich developer that carefully curates and combines celebrated designers, creators, and places for an elite clientele so they can experience a truly bespoke lifestyle.


Capri LLC is a venture vehicle and subsidiary of ARM Holdings LLC, Dubai’s premier investment company focusing on real estate, healthcare, technology and cultural initiatives.