Laura’s real estate resume spans thirty-six years, starting in Montreal, Canada with Pacific International, followed by Century 21 and Royal LePage. Laura moved to Dubai in 1994 and worked for Better Homes Real Estate, where she was part of the core management team helping Better Homes grow exponentially across the UAE and Middle East region. Laura opened her own company in 2005 and has built business relations with agents/ realtors, brokers/ real estate companies, developers and corporate affiliates worldwide, as well as global affiliations.
“We have established legal contacts, we believe in due diligence, we know who the reputable agents are worldwide, and we know how to vet them. We know what our investors and customers want. We bring all these players together to network on the Realopedia platform”.
A 33-year veteran of FedEx, Hamdi’s shrewd business acumen is second to none. Not only has he held several key senior managerial positions in FedEx USA, and his last assignment before retiring as Senior Vice President of FedEx Europe, Middle East, Africa and the Indian Subcontinent, (132 countries), but he has also taken on various business ventures across different sectors from Real Estate, Hospitality, F&B to Education in the USA, Middle East and Africa since his retirement from FedEx.
“Realopedia connects the entire spectrum of businesses to each other, from the financial side, legal, banking, and so on, all connected to real estate and connected simultaneously in a central platform. We focus on all markets at the same time”.
A passionate and versatile Marketing and Research Guru with 25+ years experience, Paul has a proven success record in establishing, building, growing and managing divisions and companies.
Paul’s achievements include completing a 5-year tenure as a key team member in the establishment, launch and exponential growth of a UAE Government Industrial Zone and Port brand; the launch of the UAE branch of a Top 3 worldwide marketing research company as General Manager; market research and feasibility studies for more than 250 consumer (quantitative and qualitative) and retail planning projects throughout the Middle East; the meteoric rise of the real estate division of a privately run investment company in Abu Dhabi; a marketing and research consultant and advisor for various research companies and different industries, such as financial, asset management, FMCG, B2B, B2C, publishing, hospitality, industrial commodities (steel, cement, ready-mix concrete (establishing the Marketing, Research, PR & Corporate Communication Division of CEMEX UAE (The world’s biggest concrete and third biggest cement manufacturer)), and market and demand evaluation.