Prior to moving into real estate development consultancy, Ali worked in the high end luxury hospitality industry in London, with previous responsibilities including overseeing hotel operations, analyzing demand trends, reviewing the daily P&L and enhancing profitability.
Ali has been in the Middle East since 2011 and has been primarily working on development projects throughout the MENA region. In this time he has worked with developers, investors and governmental institutions on feasibility studies, concept definition, pricing strategies and optimum site use for both large-scale multi-use projects and stand-alone assets. Ali has worked with major hotel operators to develop market entry strategies for new markets, and has also helped developers successfully select operators for hospitality assets across the region.
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