Middle East

Profile: Aldar Properties makes the most of the Middle Eastern upswing 

In his first UK interview, Aldar Properties’ new chief executive talks to Joanna Bourke about how the company is making the most of the upswing, and its ambitions for the UK

Abu Dhabi’s biggest developer is the epitome of Emirati grandeur. From projects that ooze opulence – no-one else can lay claim to developing the first hotel to be built over a Formula 1 race circuit – to a striking, orb-like glass HQ at Al Raha Beach, Aldar Properties is a beacon of glamour and ambition.

Any accusations of style over substance can be quashed, at least in part, by the…

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