Top 5 Global Consultants
1 JLL (JONES LANG LASALLE)
JLL is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. Across the Middle East and Africa, JLL is a leading player in the real estate and hospitality services markets. The company has worked in 35 countries across the region and employs over 520 internationally-qualified professionals across its offices in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Riyadh, Jeddah, Al Khobar, Cairo, Casablanca, Johannesburg, Lagos and Nairobi.
CBRE Group, Inc. is the world's largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, with 2016 revenues of $13.1 billion and more than 75,000 employees globally. With a presence across the region, CBRE offers a broad range of integrated services, including facilities, transaction and project management, property management, investment management, appraisal and valuation, property leasing, strategic consulting, property sales, mortgage services and development services.
3 GULF SOTHEBY’S
Established: 1744 Country: U.S.
Headquartered in Dubai, Gulf Sotheby's International Realty has over 90 global property consultants and represents exclusive properties, luxury homes, and prestigious development projects. Gulf Sotheby's International Realty represents the Sotheby's International Realty® brand in the entire GCC region, including the U.A.E., Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain and Kuwait. It has partnerships with more than 900 affiliate offices with over 20,000 sales associates in 70 countries and territories.
4 KNIGHT FRANK
Country: United Kingdom
Knight Frank & Rutley was founded as a valuation, surveying and auctions business in 1896. It has since expanded to more than 165 offices in over 36 countries on six continents, with over 5,000 locally-based staff handling billions of dollars of real estate annually. Knight Frank established a permanent presence in the Middle East in 2008 with an office in the Kingdom of Bahrain. With a growing presence across the U.A.E. and the Middle East, the company provides a full range of property transactional, management and advisory services to the entire region.
Country: United Kingdom
Savills is a global real estate services provider listed on the London Stock Exchange. It has an international network of more than 700 offices and associates throughout the Americas, the U.K., continental Europe, Asia Pacific, Africa and the Middle East, offering a broad range of specialist advisory, management and transactional services to clients all over the world. They are the U.K.'s largest agency group by turnover. Earlier this year Savills acquired Cluttons Middle East, a long-established real estate consultancy business in the Gulf.