Simon Gray and Robin Teh
Chesterton wins top real estate award
Dubai, December 25, 2013
Chesterton, a global property agency, received the ‘Highly commended property consultancy in Dubai’ award during the recently held 2013 edition of Arabian Property Awards.
A panel of eminent professionals drawn from around the world adjudged the winners. The Arabian Property Awards is part of the International Property Awards, a prestigious competition dedicated to finding the best real estate professionals across the globe.
Simon Gray, managing director, Chesterton Mena said: “For us 2013 was a year of remarkable achievements with impressive increase in residential and commercial sales and leasing. With a network of 74 offices across the UK and international offices in 11 countries and five continents, Chesterton is now looking to cement its position as the leading international property consultancy in the Middle East and Asia.
“We are extremely proud to have received this award. We have a team of highly trained professionals and this recognition has come to us due our collective efforts. This appreciation will encourage us to further enhance our performance.”
“We believe that the residential property market will grow at a faster pace over the next five years as more people choose to make Dubai their home. The city’s high quality infrastructure and the geographical location, positions Dubai as one of the best cities in the world to live and do business. The city winning the Expo 2020 bid will further trigger the growth in UAE’s real estate sector,” added Gray.
Robin Teh, country manager & director of Valuations & Advisory – Mena, said: “We are delighted to have won this award and this recognition has come at the right time. In addition to the sales and leasing services we work with 36 leading banks in the region.”
“We are aiming to reach out to more banks in the region and support them in providing our wealth of expertise that we have gathered over the years. Valuations done by a 3rd party independent company such as ours provides international investors the ease to understand the market and also in case of disputes, provide support as per the international accounting guidelines,” he added.
Chesterton Mena, with its Middle Eastern headquarters in Dubai, offers a full range of property services, including residential and commercial sales and leasing. In addition, the company provides professional property valuation services. – TradeArabia News Service