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Tue 30 Oct 2018 06:25 AM
Maher Sweid

Industry: Real Estate Development

Company: Sweid & Sweid

Designation: Founder and Managing Partner

Country: USA

Age: 36

Immediately after completing his studies in real estate development, Maher Sweid launched Sweid & Sweid, the award-winning, Dubai-based boutique real estate company targeting niche development, investment and build-to-suit opportunities.

Since its launch 12 years ago Sweid & Sweid has gained an enviable reputation for delivering grade-A commercial and residential products and adopting a comprehensive approach to all phases of the development cycle from sourcing opportunities to funding and execution.  As a result, Sweid & Sweid has been able to provide solutions for a range of multinational corporations and tenants including Oracle, Red Bull, Snapchat, Sap, Tesco, Fujitsu, GlaxoSmithKline, Sabic, Bristol-Myers Squibb, McGraw Hill and Johnson Controls, to name a few.

The company’s landmark development in Dubai’s Internet City – The Edge – was launched in 2014 and is now home to computer giants Oracle. It was sold to ENBD Real Estate Investment Trust in 2017 for $76.2m.

Sweid & Sweid’s latest venture, the state-of-the-art Banyan Tree Residences will provide residents with 85,000 sq ft of exceptional facilities and amenities, and is scheduled for completion in Q3 2019.