Knight Frank, a global leader in real estate advisory market, said its Middle East unit continues to strengthen its UAE strategic consultancy (StratCon Advisory covering real estate strategy, healthcare and education) operations across the Middle East and Africa, assembling a very strong team of leading industry experts, with over 50 years of accumulative experience.
The real estate advisory teams are spearheaded by one of the senior partners at the firm Shehzad Jamal, who has over 18 years of experience in corporate finance (equity and intangible asset valuation and restructuring), real estate and alternative asset segments, said a statement from the company.
Jamal has undertaken assignments in various geographies including GCC countries, Egypt, Tunisia, Uzbekistan, Pakistan, Indonesia, Kenya and UK, it stated.
As a result of how successfully he had established Knight Frank's Middle East healthcare and education departments in the market, he also now leads the firm’s UAE Real Estate Advisory business supported by a robust team which has gone from strength to strength, even in challenging market conditions over the last 18 months, said the statement from the company.
On the key role, Jamal said: "We take pride in our collaborative approach and having a relationship with our clients that emulates a partnership. This has resulted in creating long term relationship with our clients and makes us the first point of call for the companies we have worked with."
In the Middle East, from its strategically positioned offices in Dubai and Saudi Arabia, Knight Frank provides integrated residential and commercial real estate transaction, consultancy and management services across the United Arab Emirates, the Middle East and globally for the last 12 years.
Across the world, Knight Frank is the leading independent global property consultancy, serving its clients for 125 years, with the most comprehensive network of any real estate advisor in the world.-TradeArabia News Service