Industry: Real Estate
Company: Elysian Real Estate
Designation: Founder and CEO
Country: United Arab Emirates
Occupation: Founder and CEO
Afghanistan-born Masood Naseeb is the founder and CEO of the Dubai-based real estate firm elysian Group.
Naseeb completed a bachelor’s degree in Business and Economics in Canada before obtaining his Canadian Property Management Certification from the Real Estate Institute of Canada. Then he joined the family firm the Naseeb Group as an assistant to the domestic investment officer.
In 2004, Naseeb became the manager of the group’s new real estate division, responsible for the acquisition of property and the development of buildings in Dubai as well as residential purchases in Canada and real estate development in Afghanistan.
After working for two years specialising in acquisitions in Dubai and recognising the real estate potential in the Gulf region he founded his firm elysian Real Estate in 2006. By the end of the first year of operations the elysian Group had added mortgaging, foreign exchange, furniture and financing to their portfolio of services available to their rapidly expanding client base.
Two years later, Naseeb founded the firm’s international division which is dedicated solely to overseas investment opportunities. Today, the elysian Group has offices and affiliations spanning the globe; in the UAE, Spain, Afghanistan, Brazil, UK and China.