Real Estate Advisory

TFI provides full service strategic, financial, joint venture origination, corporate management, business planning and investment advice in a Shari'ah compliant framework to large sovereign and institutional real estate investors, developers and corporations in Qatar, and the wider MENA and GCC region.

TFI specialises in packaging and implementing long term planning and strategic advice that enhances performance for large global real estate portfolios of major corporations and investors.  TFI’s competencies include advising on:

  • Strategic direction at the corporate level, assessing revenue models, investment strategies, operational plans, manpower requirements and pro forma financial statements
  • Financial arrangement and advice with respect to debt and equity capital raisings, post establishment advice for new ventures initiated by large conglomerates in the real estate sector, and joint venture origination to facilitate expansion plans in new product segments and regions.
  • Investment strategy at the portfolio level including setting asset allocation, regional allocation, risk, taxation and compliance policies
  • Appraising existing portfolio and commercial structures, reviewing asset and portfolio level performance and overseeing technical and financial due diligence of existing or development assets

TFI’s Real Estate team is highly reputed in the industry with experienced and qualified professionals in real estate development, chartered surveying, valuation, investment banking, business planning and strategy consulting.  TFI’s strength is bolstered by the team’s relationships with governments, local authorities and world-renowned real estate developers, investors and service providers in Europe, MENA, North America, Qatar, South America and the United Kingdom.

TFI Real Estate Investments – Advisory Track Record

Deal Description

Deal Size


Key Role

Mandate & Synopsis

Real Estate Advisory mandate to identify, structure and advise on headquarters for a Qatari bank



Financial Advisor

Identification, structuring and advising on the development of the headquarters of a Qatari bank in Doha, Qatar.

Company and Portfolio Restructuring of a large Real Estate Conglomerate – Qatar



Corporate Strategy Advisor

Restructuring of a large real estate investment company with multimillion dollar real estate assets across the globe.

Joint Venture Origination – Qatar / Europe



Origination & Advisory

Joint venture between a global real estate development manager and investor (Europe) with a Qatari real estate development manager.

Joint Venture Origination – Qatar / Saudi Arabia

QAR300 million


Origination & Advisory

Joint venture between Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Company (Qatar) and the Saudi Bin Laden Group (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia).

Financial Advisory & Arrangement Services for a large real estate conglomerate secondary public offering – Qatar

US$411 million


Financial Advisor  & Sole Lead Arranger

Secondary public offering of Barwa Real Estate (Qatar).

Establishment of a real estate development company - Qatar



Sponsor, Financial Advisor

Establishing a Qatar based real estate development manager – Tanween WLL.

Financial Advisor to a real estate conglomerate initial public offering - Qatar

US$548 million


Financial Advisor

Initial Public Offering of Barwa Real Estate (Qatar).