CBRE builds up Bahrain team

Press release
Published January 12th, 2011 - 11:05 GMT
CB Richard Ellis Group
CB Richard Ellis Group

CB Richard Ellis Group, Inc. (CBRE) is developing its Bahrain based team through the appointment of Afshan Shah Dadabai, a Bahraini national with formidable academic and professional experience. She joins the firm’s senior management team based in their Manama office as Manager - Research & Consultancy. 

Dadabai brings CBRE over 10 years of research and consultancy experience in the Middle East with specialist skills in market appraisals, feasibility studies, best-use development studies and high-level financial modeling. These talents have been applied to a broad portfolio of clients throughout the GCC and Levant area. 

Before joining CBRE, Dadabai was a manager in strategic consultancy at Cluttons, prior to which she worked in the consulting divisions of PriceWaterhouseCoopers and BDO Jawad Habib. At BDO Jawad Habib, she specialized in real estate and hospitality consultancy, leading a team of research associates. 

After completing her high-school education locally, Dadabai studied in America where she gained a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Rhodes College in Memphis. 

Mike Williams, Senior Director – Research & Consultancy for CBRE in Bahrain said: “we are delighted that Afshan Dadabai is joining our firm. She has a wealth of experience and talent that can be put to the immediate benefit of our regional clients, offering a unique perspective on the local market that only a National can provide. We have been committed to growing our business in Bahrain since we opened in 2008 and this will accelerate this process.”

Background Information

CB Richard Ellis Group CBRE

CB Richard Ellis Group, Inc., a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services firm (in terms of 2009 revenue).

The Company has approximately 29,000 employees (excluding affiliates), and serves real estate owners, investors and occupiers through more than 300 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide.

CB Richard Ellis offers strategic advice and execution for property sales and leasing; corporate services; property, facilities and project management; mortgage banking; appraisal and valuation; development services; investment management; and research and consulting. 

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