Construction & Real Estate

Knight Frank boosts Mideast team with new Qatar appointment

Knight Frank, a leading global property consultancy, has expanded its Middle East team with the appointment of senior real estate professional, Adam Stewart. 
Stewart, who joins the business as a Partner and Head of Knight Frank’s Qatar business, has over 15 years of real estate experience. Having begun his career in the UK, Stewart relocated to Qatar in 2014. 
Throughout the last eight years in Qatar, he had advised the country’s most prolific developers and investors on their masterplans and development projects, as well as providing valuations for financial reporting, loan security, and acquisition purposes.   
With a background in valuation and advisory, Stewart boasts an expansive client network including government entities, banks, listed companies, private companies, and private investors.
Lauding the appointment, Partner and MEA Managing Director James Lewis said: "For 13 years Knight Frank has been helping clients across the Middle East through the provision of real estate advisory and transactional services. Our global mindset and local market experts set us apart and Adam’s appointment is going to broaden the repertoire of our business."
"I look forward to working with him and rolling out our core services, including valuation and advisory, real estate consultancy, specialised consultancy sectors such as hospitality, education and healthcare, as well as international prime residential and private office transactional expertise to clients in Qatar," stated Lewis.
On his new role, Stewart said: "I am delighted to be joining a real estate business with the global breadth and depth of Knight Frank. Knight Frank’s expansion across the Middle East over the last 13 years shows their commitment to the region, and I am thrilled to be part of the team."
"I look forward to combining my local market knowledge with the global expertise of the Knight Frank business to provide Qatar with unrivalled real estate advisory and transactional services across both the residential and commercial sectors of the market," he added.-TradeArabia News Service