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JLL MENA strengthens residential capability in the Middle East

JLL MENA, the world's leading real estate investment and advisory firm

​​JLL MENA, the world's leading real estate investment and advisory firm, is delighted to announce that Will McKintosh will be joining on 1st September 2013 as Director, to lead the firm’s Middle Eastern residential business, based in Dubai.

Welcoming the new appointment, Alan Robertson, CEO of JLL MENA’s Middle East and North Africa operations said "The London residential market is continuing to show dynamic growth and remains very popular among buyers from the Middle East. Our appointment of Will, who is an expert in both the London and Middle East markets, will allows to serve the residential sector even more effectively.”
Will has been based in Dubai for the last 10 years. He was previously Head of Freehold with First Gulf Bank in Abu Dhabi. Initially at Savills, in 2008 he founded Olive RE Consultants - a specialist agency successfully selling London residential property into the Middle East, more recently acting in association with Downtown Real Estate.
Andrew Frost, the Head of Residential at JLL MENA UK, commented: "We are delighted to welcome Will to lead the Middle East residential team. His track record is exceptional. Our business in the region has grown exponentially over the last two years and with increasing capital flows we see significant potential for further expansion."
He added: “We already have a full schedule of London projects to take to the Middle East. Having Will on board reinforces our existing platform giving JLL MENA a market leading capability, selling into the region."
Will McKintosh, also said: “The Middle East’s residential sector offers considerable potential. I am excited to join the fast growing residential team at JLL MENA and I very much look forward to being part of its ongoing success.”