History

Al Ghurair has a rich history of pioneering innovative businesses built on trust, excellence and responsibility, and a deep commitment to enhancing life for all.

  • Al Ghurair embarks on a long and illustrious journey

  • Creation of National Flour Mills,
    the first flour mill in the UAE

  • Al Ghurair Printing and Publishing is established in Dubai

  • Al Ghurair Properties is founded

  • Al Ghurair opens the first shopping mall in the Middle East

  • Al Ghurair Construction starts producing readymix concrete

  • Al Ghurair University is brought to life

  • Dubai OilSeeds processing unit – the UAE's largest – is established

  • Al Ghurair Printing and Publishing becomes the only contract newspaper printer in the UAE and the biggest book printer in the Middle East

  • Al Ghurair Construction starts readymix concrete supply for Dubai Metro

  • Al Ghurair Construction commences work on the exterior cladding of Burj Khalifa

  • Dar Al Marefa School is founded

  • Al Ghurair Printing and Publishing launches security printing ballots and braille printing

  • Al Ghurair Foods opens the first oat milling plant in the Middle East

  • Al Ghurair Centre started a retail space expansion worth AED 2 billion

  • Al Ghurair Resources sets up carbon footprint reducing co-generation plant in Jebel Ali 

  • Al Ghurair Retail's brand Smoothie King is launched

  • AGU RECEIVES INTERNATIONAL ACCREDITATION FROM ABET FOR ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY

  • AL GHURAIR AND AL RAJHI SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE THE ACQUISITION OF THE THIRD MILLING COMPANY