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AHMAD KHALAF

Ahmad Khalaf is a real estate development professional, business strategy expert and business development specialist. Ahmad's experience spans several countries in the region. His business development capabilities helped to secure mega projects for leading developers and investors. Ahmad supports investors and developers to achieve extraordinary results through his market-oriented and value-driven real estate development process.

Great opportunities are abundant; if we want our share of it, we should tune ourselves to the right wavelength.

UNCOVER THE MOST LUCRATIVE DEMAND GENERATORS AND DEVELOP YOUR NEXT REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT BY DIRECTLY RESPONDING TO WHAT THE MARKET LACK.

MAIN ACHIEVEMENTS

17% HIGHER GROSSS MARGINS

Applied a double-sided business strategy to increase revenues and decrease operating costs.

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80% INCREASE IN MARKET VALUE

Identified undersupplied gaps and responded with a market-oriented redevelopment.

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OVER 250% RETURN ON INVESTMENT

Brought a diversified portfolio to its highest and best use by targeting niche market segments.

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85% SAVINGS IN ACQUISITION COST

Designed a multi-phased land acquisition structure that combined land for equity & land for infrastructure joint-venture mechanisms.

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$8 BILLION SECURED LEADS

Secured several strategic long-term, mix-use and large-scale land for development in excellent locations on a partnership basis.

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$ 1.2 BILLION SAVINGS IN CAPEX

Administered a combination of joint-venture structures & value engineering techniques to reduce the project's total development cost.

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CHECK OUT MY PROJECT PORFOLIO

Find out how I support real estate developers and investors as well as landlords and family offices to outperform the competition and to gain above-market returns.

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If a project is not in demand, it is not worth the trouble. However, when it is in demand, then all that it needs is to be revealed.

DO NOT WASTE YOUR RESOURCES COMPETING IN OVERCROWDED MARKETS. PICK YOUR NICHES.

The most critical question to answer in real estate development is what we should develop? When we get this right, everything else that follows will stand tall on stable grounds.

BUILD YOUR NEXT PROJECT ON SOLID FOUNDATIONS AND RIZE HIGH.

WHAT I DO

PRE-DEVELOPMENT

Identify exceptional opportunities to leave the competition behind you, benefit from unconquered markets and grow with first-mover advantage.

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IN-DEVELOPMENT

Optimize the development process to cut down on your capital costs, reduce your operational expenses and enhance your cashflows.

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POST-DEVELOPMENT

Intensify communications and property management activities to escalate your absorption rates, boost your penetration rates and decrease your vacancy rates.

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Once you have identified a winning project, your second job is to ensure alignment between all stakeholders across the real estate development chain. Adopting this business model is the most fruitful value engineering strategy.

CONTINUE TO OPTIMIZE YOUR REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT PROCESS AND SQUEEZE MORE VALUE WITH EVERY STEP.

EXPERIENCE

Colossal wins are in carving your unique market positions, not in contending in following the competition.

CAPITALIZE ON EXCLUSIVE MARKET NICHES.

EDUCATION

Bachelor

Amman University  1991 – 1995

Bachelor in Business Administration

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MBA

CASS Business School 2012-2014

Masters in Business Administration

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MSC

UCEM 2017-2018

MSC in Real Estate

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IT IS NOT ABOUT WHAT THE DEVELOPER THINKS. IT IS ABOUT WHAT THE MARKET NEEDS.

CONQUER NEW TERRITORIES AND GROW WITH FIRST-MOVER ADVANTAGE.

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To outperform the competition and to gain above-market returns, your primary and the most critical objective is to find the hidden demand in your market.

NAVIGATE SLOW MARKETS WITH CONFIDENCE. GENERATE EXCEPTIONAL VALUE IN REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT PERPETUALLY.

TESTIMONIALS

I worked with Ahmad for about three years (2008-2010) when he was head of business development at bloom properties reporting directly to me.

Ahmed is very resourceful and was able to secure unique new greenfield project opportunities for bloom in Iraq, Mauritius, Croatia, and Oman. It was a pleasure working with Ahmad.

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Hani Shammah Partner and Board Director / AE7 Development Management Africa Ltd.

Ahmed is a very energetic person with incredible networking skills that not only spanned the real estate sector in the UAE but across the MENA region and even beyond.

He was capable of landing deals in several GCC countries as well as in Georgia and other exciting locations. He is very much capable of pulling all the threads together to bring into light the most successful real estate opportunities.

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Khaled Hamza Head of Investment Banking/Sigma Capital Holding

Ahmad’s approach is impressive. We never thought we could generate so much value out of our land. His value-based market research approach identified several highly profitable development opportunities for our group.

 

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Jadawy Al Riyamy Head of Business development and Project Management/ Muscat Finance 

Ahmad is not only an adept business development professional but also a good friend of mine whom I had the pleasure to accompany on many business trips over a period of 5 years. He is very skilled at building strong relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.

The company was delving into unknown territory and Ahmad used his keen understanding of the local culture and his upbeat and positive personality to negotiate a reasonable agreement with the National Investment Commission.

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Jimmy Tadros Design & Development Director / Bloom Properties

Ahmad’s achievements were terrific. He achieved what many could not. We became excellent friends and held to this date a genuine relationship.

 

 

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Roger Karam Chief Executive Officer / Northern Investment Partners Inc

Create full alignment across the supply chain to cut down on your capital costs, reduce your operational expenses and enhance your cashflows.

OPTIMIZE YOUR REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT PROCESS

THE EVER CHANGING SOCI-ECONOMIC DYNAMICS ARE NOT A THREAT, RATHER IT IS A POWERFUL DEMAND GENERATION MECHANISM.

IDENTIFY THE NEXT LONG-TERM AND HIGH GROWTH TREND. OR EVEN BETTER, CREATE IT.

CREATE AND CAPTURE MORE VALUE

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FREE TRAINING

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Capitalize on rare and hidden development opportunities.

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