CBRE names Elias Bou Habib as Head of Consulting for KSA

23 November 2023 2 min. read
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Global real estate advisor CBRE has named Elias Bou Habib as Head of Consulting for Saudi Arabia.

Based in Riyadh, Elias Bou Habib will lead the firm’s consulting team in the Kingdom, which works with developers, operators and investors on the design and delivery of real estate-focused transformations. Key offerings of the consulting arm include real estate strategy, transactions, location selection, investments, workplace experience, and sustainability.

“I am honoured to join CBRE at such an exciting time, as the pipeline of real estate projects and activity levels in the Kingdom continue to grow, and lead the firm’s consulting practice,” said Habib on his move.

CBRE names Elias Bou Habib as Head of Consulting for KSA

The new consulting leader brings an extensive background in the industry to CBRE, having previously served Deloitte, Booz & Company (now Strategy&), and PA Consulting Group

Before joining CBRE, Habib was a Director at Deloitte in Dubai, where he focused on business development and delivering large consulting projects in Saudi Arabia. In the role, he led multiple projects for government-owned and private sector real estate companies in the Kingdom.

During his career, he gained expertise in multiple sectors including government, oil & gas, and investments.

“We’re delighted Elias has joined our team in Saudi Arabia. With his extensive consulting experience and insights in the real estate industry, Elias is ideally placed to drive impactful results for our clients,” said Pedro Ribeiro, General Manager of CBRE’s Advisory division in Saudi Arabia.

With over 1,300 professionals in the Middle East operating out of nine offices in six countries, CBRE is one of the largest and leading real estate consultancies.

“Elias joins us at a strategic time in our growth and development in Saudi Arabia,” said Nicholas Maclean, Managing Director of CBRE in the Middle East. “His strong projects experience and his impressive reputation in the region will be a valuable addition to our team, as we continue to further invest in supporting clients across the Kingdom.”