Asteco Property Management has announced that Sean McCauley has been appointed as ‘Director - Agency’, tasked with driving the growth and development of the Dubai-headquartered firm’s real estate sales and leasing divisions.
Through McCauley’s leadership, the Agency division will strategically monitor customer, market and competitor activities to conceptualise tailor-made sales and leasing strategies. His main areas of responsibility will be, market pricing and project positioning, managing complex sales negotiations and directing overall sales strategy to achieve Asteco’s corporate objectives.
McCauley brings with him 15 years’ experience in property sales in South Africa and the MENA region. Prior to joining Asteco, McCauley spent 12 years in executive positions with the Rawson Property Group, one of South Africa’s largest real estate companies, managing over 1,000 estate agents in 140 offices.
Most recently McCauley was VP Sales at DAMAC Properties where he was involved in numerous projects throughout the Middle East.
“Sean’s strategic outlook combined with his solid industry experience, made him the outstanding candidate for this position,” John Stevens, the managing director of Asteco.
Asteco’s ever expanding portfolio of managed properties now consists of over 78,000 leases or approximately 290 buildings. The company manages a number high profile projects including the RolexTower, MazeTower, SamaTower, Oceana Palm Jumeirah and NationTowers.
“Asteco is well established in the UAE market and has an excellent reputation. I am looking forward to working closely with my colleagues in property management and research to identify market trends and to further develop our sales strategy,” said McCauley.
McCauley graduated from the University of South Africa (UNISA) in 1998 and went on to complete his Masters in Business Administration at Henley Business School – University of Reading in the UK last year.