Introducing the World's Most Sustainable Urban Community

Masdar City Free Zone is a powerful business enabler and a strategic base from which companies of all types can build their network locally and globally and explore multiple investment opportunities.

Located in Masdar City, the world’s largest sustainable urban community, the free zone hosts a diverse range of innovative and ambitious enterprises, from start-ups and SME’s to multinationals such as Siemens, Honeywell, Lockheed Martin, Schneider Electric and Saint-Gobain. It is also home to prominent government entities, including the headquarters of the International

Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the UAE Space- Agency.


Partners and tenants benefit from a range of business support services, such as quick and efficient processing of all licences and visas, including duel licences. Additional incentives include 100 percent company ownership, exemption from corporate and personal income taxes, and cost-effective leasing. These benefits, complemented by Masdar City’s wide choice of restaurants, cafés and shops, create a convenient and stimulating environment in which to do business.

Masdar City Free Zone is also strategically located next door to Abu Dhabi International Airport, only 20 minutes by car from downtown Abu Dhabi, and just a 40 minute drive from Dubai.

You can choose from a number of different options to help set up or expand your business, including:

Limited Liability Company (LLC) - An independent legal entity including both individual and corporate shareholders.

Branch - A branch of an existing UAE-based or foreign company incorporated in another jurisdiction or free zone.

Entrepreneur Support - Special licence packages are available for university graduates and clean tech start-ups.

For more information, please email us on [email protected]