I understand that a non-citizen of UAE needs a local partner to start a business there. How would somebody find such partner? Is there an establishment that introduces potential citizens who are willing to be partners?
Not required if you open a company in one of the numerous Freezones.
a. not all freezones are factory/industrial areas, many of them are bustling business districts with gleaming office towers, and a lot of f & b outlets.. and by a lot i mean a lot... dmcc/jlt probably has more subway stores than the rest of dubai combined...Thanks Steve
My intention is to run a restaurant or coffeeshop preferably franchise. I am assuming that free zones are more suitable for factories and offices and not for a small/medium food franchise like Subway. Am I wrong?