Over the years, it has diversified its business activities to include real estate investment, real estate development and energy infrastructure.

Expansion into real estate investments and development has driven the company to look at both the Middle East region and international markets. The company vertically integrated real estate arm specializes in the acquisition, development, marketing and sale of exclusive properties worldwide. Shaikh Holdings’ real estate activities have been primarily focused in three core areas - real estate development, real estate investments and real estate management. Most recently Shaikh Holdings’ has also diversified into golf and waterfront hospitality, healthcare and technology investments.

Middle East, Asia and Africa Investments

In 2003, the group was one of the earliest investors in Dubai real estate, shortly after freehold ownership for foreign purchasers was first introduced in Dubai and has continued investing in freehold real estate within the Middle East region and beyond. Through its investments, Shaikh Holdings’ developed key partnerships with Dubai based government developers, Emaar, Nakheel and Dubai Properties. These relationships became the foundation for growing Shaikh Holdings’ real estate portfolio in the region which included investments in Dubai’s Palm Islands, Business Bay and Jumeirah Golf Estates master developments.

Partnerships with Government of Dubai

Shaikh Holdings’ has been active in the Dubai real estate market since 2003 and has maintained longstanding partnerships over the last 15+ years with all of Dubai’s largest government real estate developers which are behind some of the most iconic developments in the world such as Palm Jumeirah and Burj Khalifa (tallest tower in the world).

Shaikh Holdings’ companies have represented and promoted projects for Dubai Government developers including projects such as Palm Island Jumeirah, Palm Island Jebel Ali, Jumeirah Islands, Dubai Marina, Jumeirah Beach Residence, Executive Towers, Business Bay etc. Shaikh Holdings’ companies have also been tasked with promoting the city of Dubai as an investment destination to the world and promoting Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) into Dubai and the UAE, running campaigns and investment road shows in major cities of Europe and North America.