Abu Dhabi's Aldar sees operating profit of $408 mln in H2
ABU DHABI Aug 3 (Reuters) - Abu Dhabi's Aldar Properties expects to generate a net operating profit of 1.5 billion dirhams ($408 million) in the second half of this year from the handover of residential units and business at its new Yas Mall project, which will open in November.
"The net operating profit to generate from the residential units and the mall business is around 1.5 billion dirhams," Greg Fewer, Aldar's chief financial officer, said in a conference call after announcing second-quarter results on Sunday.
The developer reported a quarterly net profit of 506 million dirhams.
($1 = 3.6730 United Arab Emirates Dirhams) (Reporting by Stanley Carvalho; Writing by Praveen Menon; Editing by Andrew Torchia)