Saud Alsulaimani leads JLL’s 300-strong team in Saudi Arabia

18 October 2022 2 min. read
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JLL, a global leader in the real estate sector, has appointed Saud Mohammed Alsulaimani as its new Country Head for Saudi Arabia.

In his new role, Alsulaimani will lead one of the largest real estate consultancies in the Kingdom. JLL first landed in Saudi Arabia over a decade ago, and today employs 300+ employees across offices in Riyadh, Jeddah, and Al Khobar.

“It is an honour to join an industry leader like JLL. The firm’s growth in Saudi Arabia has been nothing short of remarkable, and I am excited to be a part of the journey ahead as we strengthen our position in the country while ensuring continued success and value for our clients,” saud Alsulaimani.

Saud Mohammed Alsulaimani, Country Head for Saudi Arabia, JLL

Headquartered in the United States, JLL (formerly Jones Lang LaSalle) has a global workforce of more than 100,000 professionals in 80+ countries. In the Middle East, the consultancy and broker has more than 1,400 staff, with Saudi Arabia its powerhouse market alongside the UAE.

In the Kingdom, JLL is best known for its work for the King Abdullah Financial District, Prince Mohammed Bin Salman Non-Profit City, and other landmark projects by the Diriyah Gate Development Authority.

“With Saudi Arabia focusing on economic diversification, there is an enormous opportunity for professional real estate companies to help the country in realising its vision, and we intend to be at the forefront of it,” said Thierry Delvaux, CEO of JLL for the Middle East, Africa and Turkey.

“With his extensive experience, we are confident that Saud will not only add enormous value to our business and clients but also help us in supporting the Kingdom in its transformation journey.”

Alsulaimani has been hired externally, previously serving as Executive Director at the Tourism Development Fund, where he managed the Real Estate Development and Research department. He was also an independent Board Member of Al Rajhi REIT Publicly Traded Fund, where he supported a diversified portfolio of real estate properties spread across multiple sectors and cities in Saudi Arabia.

In the past, Alsulaimani also was a partner at Knight Frank, managing its real estate valuation and advisory practice in the Saudi Arabia and Bahrain. Additionally, Alsulaimani was part of the Real Estate and Infrastructure practice of Saudi’s Public Investment Fund.