IPA Qatar sign MoU with Knight Frank to attract global real estate investors

By Arya M Nair, Official Reporter
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IPA Qatar & Knight Frank partnership
Mr. James Lewis & Sheikh Ali Alwaleed Al Thani signing MoU

The Investment Promotion Agency Qatar (IPA Qatar) has partnered with Knight Frank, a UK-based global real estate consultancy, to showcase Qatar’s real estate industry to international investors.

During the global real estate event, MIPIM 2023, Sheikh Ali Alwaleed Al-Thani, CEO of IPA Qatar, and Mr. James Lewis, Managing Director, Knight Frank Middle East signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the Qatar Pavilion to promote Qatar’s real estate sector on a global scale and attract foreign investment.

This collaboration builds upon Knight Franks’s recent establishment of an office in Doha to provide integrated residential and commercial real estate transaction, consultancy and management services for local and foreign investors.

Through this bilateral cooperation, Qatar’s liberalized property ownership reforms, sustainable residential developments and lucrative commercial real estate will be showcased to Knight Frank’s global network of clients and investors.

Sheikh Ali Alwaleed Al Thani_IPA Qatar_Knight Frank partnership
Sheikh Ali Alwaleed Al Thani
CEO – IPA Qatar

“The partnership with Knight Frank is a fantastic opportunity for us to leverage each other’s strengths to expand the reach of the Qatar real estate market worldwide. We look forward to working closely with Knight Frank to support Qatar’s economic diversification goals and to showcase the country as an attractive destination for foreign investment.”

Furthermore, Knight Frank will collaborate with IPA Qatar and other Qatari stakeholders to provide insights into global real estate trends, facilitating the exchange of knowledge between the entities.

Mr. Lewis said that “We are excited to collaborate with IPA Qatar to showcase the country’s thriving real estate market to our global network of clients and investors. Coupling Knight Frank’s global reach and expertise with IPA Qatar’s knowledge of Qatar’s real estate industry, this collaboration will enable us to present the country’s thriving property market and lucrative investment opportunities to a wider audience. We are proud to support Qatar’s economic diversification goals and excited to work closely with IPA Qatar and other Qatari stakeholders to promote the country as an exceptional destination for foreign investment.”

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