Hamptons International showcases Mirbat Development by Dhofar Tourism Company
1. One of several banking partners for Hamptons
2. Integrated mix-use development by Dhofar Tourism Company
3. Partnership with Bank Sohar to market and sell Mirbat Development
Hamptons International, one of the leading residential agents and a subsidiary of Emaar Properties, has today announced an exclusive partnership agreement with Dhofar Tourism Company, to market and sell the various components of the project.Â His Excellency Sheikh Nawaf Bin Jaber Al-Thani, Chairman, Dhofar Tourism Company signed the contract agreement with Mr. Nasser Abdul Rahman Rafi, Managing Director, Hamptons International, recently.
Hamptons International will also partner with Bank Dhofar and Oman Arab Bank as part of the project, bringing to 27, the number of financial institutions Hamptons has partnered with, and highlighting the companyâ€™s continued expansion across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).
Mirbat Development is an OMR 1.1 billion project situated in Salalah, part of the Dhofar region in southern Oman and covers a land-mass of 2 million square metres. The integrated development will feature residential, commercial, tourism and entertainment components to be completed in several phases. Phase one of the project includes the Royal Tulip Mirbat Resort & Spa, a 5-star hotel, which is expected to be open later this year. The second phase of the development includes residential units in a range of styles.
His Excellency Sheikh Nawaf Bin Jaber Al-Thani, said: â€œHamptons Internationalâ€™s global reach and continuous expansion plan was a key reason for choosing the company as our partner to sell and market the Mirbat Development. Through this partnership, we hope to highlight the Mirbat as a world-class tourist destination that takes residents closer to nature.â€
Mr. Rafi said: â€œHamptons International is privileged to partner with Dhofar Tourism Company, which is boosting the Omani economy through the Mirbat Development. This project is billed to enrich the tourism industry in Salalah, which is famous for its natural beauty and serenity. Hamptons will showcase the varied aspects of Mirbat Development to global customers.â€
He added: â€œApart from our strong database and track-record, our team members have an extensive understanding and knowledge of both local and international property markets. Hamptons is therefore equipped to provide timely, up-to-date and reliable valuations of many types of property â€“ including residential, commercial, industrial, retail, hospitality and leisure.â€
Mirbat Development will feature 161 Marina Apartments around a Marina which will have 75 berthing spots; 258 town homes of different sizes; 47 Golf Villas; over 10,000 sq m of retail space and 10,000 sq m of office space. The project also features a 9-hole golf-course and clubhouse, a water park, a private hospital/clinic with helipad, nursery and child care facility, as well as an entertainment centre for adults and children.
Hamptons, a 138-year-old company with headquarters based in London, UK, was acquired by Emaar in 2006. The property portfolio of Hamptons includes leading projects in the UAE, in addition to many other international markets. With over 85 offices worldwide, regional and international customers are able to access a diverse property portfolio.
Dhofar Tourism Company was founded in 1993 as a public joint stock company in the Sultanate of Oman and owns the Royal Tulip Mirbat Resort & Spa in Mirbat Beach which is set to open at the end of 2008.
Hamptons is a premier residential agency with over 85 offices worldwide. With more than 130 years of professional experience in property-related services, it has earned an unrivalled reputation for professionalism, expertise and innovation across the world with global network of offices and a large international portfolio of projects. The comprehensive range of services offered by Hamptons includes Commercial and Residential Property Sales, Leasing and Property Management as well as full range of added value services including Valuations, Research and Feasibility Studies, and Mortgage Consultancy.