Knight Frank expands real estate Valuation & Advisory expertise in ME

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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Knight Frank Middle East, the leading independent real estate consultancy, continues to expand its Valuation and Advisory operations across the Middle East regions, solidifying its position as one of the market leaders in the real estate valuation sector.

Knight Frank’s Valuation & Advisory team offers valuation and consultancy services to a network of both regional and global clients including financial institutions, lenders, private individuals, funds, property companies, and the public sector.

According to the statement, the Middle East Valuation and Advisory team is spearheaded by Mr. Stephen Flanagan, a senior industry figure in the region with over 25 years of experience. “The team includes Mr. Tim Holmes, Partner – Head of UAE Valuation & Advisory, Mr. Daniel Pugh, Partner – Head of MENA Hospitality Valuation & Advisory, and Mr. Mohammed Firdaus, Manager – Head of Bahrain Valuation & Advisory,” the company said.

Mr. Flanagan remarked that “the signature hires of such leading real estate industry figures signals Knight Frank’s intentions to become the market leader across the key GCC markets of the UAE, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia and continue to grow one of the largest and most reputable real estate consultancies in the Middle East.”

Mohammed Firdaus
Mohammed Firdaus
Bahrain Valuation & Advisory

“I am delighted to join Knight Frank and head up their Bahrain branch offering a full range of services to help towards delivering the economic vision 2030 which was launched in October 2008 by His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa. I believe my professional experience of over 20 years in valuations and real estate will greatly assist our clients and expand our services in the region.”

“I’m delighted to be joining Knight Frank as a Partner in the Commercial Valuations team here in Dubai. Knight Frank has a strong reputation across the Middle East and globally and I’m excited to further develop the team in this region,” Mr. Holmes commented.

Mr. Pugh, who will be expanding the team’s Hospitality Valuation & Advisory credentials across the MENA region, noted that “it’s an exciting time to be in a region with incredible growth and development prospects of the hospitality and tourism industry and I will continue to be the trusted advisor to clients to help Knight Frank reinforce their reputation as a leading hotel team across the region.”

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