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Knight Frank UAE hires leading Capital Markets real estate expert as part of their on-going expansion

: Wednesday, July 02 - 2014 @ 10:24

Knight Frank, the world’s largest privately owned global property agency and consultancy, announces it has hired a leading capital markets real estate expert as part of its on-going expansion.

Alex James has joined Knight Frank’s Capital Markets division in the Dubai office, to work alongside Joseph Morris to advise investors on real estate transactions internationally. Alex will provide origination, execution, asset management and disposition services across all sectors.

“As corporate real estate requirements continue to advance in our globalized economy, Knight Frank is committed to expanding its industry-leading global capabilities,” said James Lewis, Head of UAE office. “One of the ways we achieve that goal is by bringing in top talent, and Alex James is an excellent case in point, bringing a profound depth of experience in areas that are in high client demand,” he added.

Alex joins Knight Frank from DTZ where he was a surveyor. Alex specialises in conducting cash flow, investment and return analysis. He has overseen both the acquisition and disposal of a number of assets and portfolios across a wide range of property sectors. “I am looking forward to working with investors on real estate transactions internationally drawing on my experience from the UK and Europe,” said Alex. “We have recently seen a large weight of capital pursuing real estate exposure in the global investment market as property yields continue to offer a significant margin over bond yields in most markets. Knight Frank is the largest privately owned real estate advisor in the world and is in a great position to advise investors in a recovering global market,” he added.

Alex has successfully advised on both the sale and acquisition of high profile commercial real estate investment’s and has worked with a range of clients including institutional and overseas investors, property companies and private investors. Managing the entire process from strategic reporting, due diligence, marketing and concluding the transaction successfully.

For further information, please contact:
Alex James
Senior Surveyor
Global Capital Markets
Tel: +97144512000

Nicola Milton
Marketing & PR
Tel: +97144512000

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