YOTEL’s major partner and shareholder is IFA Hotels and Resorts KSCC based in Dubai. Since opening our first hotel in 2007 we’ve had the pleasure of working with some of the most renowned partners across the globe, organisations that believe in what we do as much as we do and people who is proud to be part of our team and achieving amazing results.
IFA Hotels and Resorts
Listed on the Kuwait Stock Exchange, IFA Hotels & Resorts (IFA HR) is a worldwide leader in the development of mixed-use hotel and residential resort projects as well as luxury leisure services and YOTEL's major partner and shareholder. The company's main shareholder is Kuwait-based International Financial Advisors and it currently has a market capitalisation in excess of $500 Million. IFA HR’s existing portfolio incorporates projects in the Middle East, Europe, Africa, the Indian Ocean, Asia and North America.
IFA Hotels & Resorts’ operational asset portfolio including its hotels, hotel condominiums and other commercial ventures. The group focuses mainly on assets in emerging markets; an area in which the company has an advantage through applying IFA HR’s proven formula of asset class diversification. Leading similar expansion efforts in developed markets is YOTEL, the world’s most radical hotel concept, in which IFA HR has a majority stake and which IFA Real Estate Services oversees on behalf of the group.
Being Development is an ambitious company developing sustainable real estate based on an end user perspective, while respecting the natural environment. Being Development’s goal is to create sustainable values in real estate, to elevate the quality of life and to create a social inclusive and sustainable society.
Being Development (re)develops apartment complexes, hotels, offices, and mixed-use buildings for a comprehensive range of end-users. Each development is approached with an open mind and with economic, environmental and social sustainability guiding each decision. Through interaction, listening and ‘feeling’ Being Development is able to really understand the specifics of the location, the current and future users.
United Investments Portugal
United Investments Portugal (UIP) is a member of IFA Hotels & Resorts consortium and the name behind Pine Cliffs Resort. As a flagship development, Pine Cliffs Resort has set the benchmark for all of IFA Hotels & Resorts developments, combining excellent investment opportunities such as real estate and holiday ownership products with luxury lifestyle experiences.
Hong Fok Corporation Limited
Hong Fok Corporation Limited is a public company listed on the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited. The principal activity of the Company is that of investment holding whose subsidiaries are primarily engaged in property investment, property development and construction, property management, investment trading and investment holding and management.
Widely recognized as one of the most innovative and prolific developers in the U.S., Related is dedicated to the highest standards of art, architecture, interior and landscape design.
Synapse Development Group
Synapse Development Group is a developer, owner and operator of commercial real estate with a focus on the New York and San Francisco metro areas. SDG builds using innovative construction methodologies, like Passive House, that have direct, tangible benefits for our investors, tenants, and the environment, and the firm's approach is laser focused: reduce energy consumption in our buildings while still maintaining the amenities of 21st century living. Through relentless innovation, we bring the latest technology and design practices to what we build. Our buildings are for those who want a better experience, who crave newness, and who love simplicity. Our philosophy is very similar to the YOTEL brand, and we are proud to be partners with a like-minded and innovative company.
Green Oak Investment
GreenOak is an independent, partner owned, real estate focused principal investing, lending and advisory firm that seeks to create long term value for its investors and provide strategic advice to its clients. Formed in 2010, GreenOak is a highly focused global platform with an experienced and cohesive senior team. GreenOak possesses a long and successful track record investing in and managing real estate and advising clients on strategic mandates.
Medina Investments Ltd
Medina Investments is a Property Investment and Development Company with an exceptional track record of investing and delivering excellent value and returns. Their vision is to expand their Investment and Development activity with a sustainable strategy enhancing the long-term value of their business and portfolio.
Medina Investments’ disciplined investment approach, good business principles, integrity and set of strong values allows them to achieve ambitious targets for the coming years.
The Management Team has many years’ experience in site acquisition, planning, development, asset management and project finance, with an extraordinary knowledge of the markets and locations they invest in giving them a compelling competitive advantage.
ICG-Longbow is the trading name of Intermediate Capital Group PLC’s (“ICG”) real estate business, and is authorised and regulated by the FCA. ICG is a specialist asset manager with over 27 years' history in private debt, credit and equity. ICG-Longbow currently has in excess of £3bn of assets under management in U.K. real estate. ICG has €22.0bn of assets under management globally (as at 30 September, 2016); are listed on the London Stock Exchange (ticker symbol: ICP), and regulated in the UK by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Intermediate Capital Group, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of ICG and is registered as an investment adviser under the U.S. Investment Advisers Act of 1940.
Wheelock Street Capital
Wheelock Street Capital L.L.C. is a private real estate investment firm founded in 2008 by Merrick R. Kleeman and Jonathan H. Paul and headquartered in Greenwich, CT and Boston, MA. Wheelock focuses on real estate investments throughout North America and will invest in both public and private market opportunities and in all parts of the capital structure. The firm is a trustworthy source of capital for borrowers seeking to recapitalize overleveraged properties and portfolios. Our capital funding gives us the flexibility to pursue investment opportunities of all sizes, from single assets to corporate or portfolio investments of over $1 billion. Backed by established institutional capital, Wheelock has raised four funds to-date, the latest of which closed in April of 2014 with $625 million in capital commitments.
Groupe ADP is a world leader in airport design, construction and operation. The major advantages of Groupe ADP enjoys highly favourable geographic positioning and is divided into five segments: aeronautical activities, shops and services, real estate, airport investment and other activities.
Groupe ADP included 3 airports (Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Paris-Orly, and Paris-Le Bourget), 1 heliport (Issy-les-Moulineaux) and 10 general aviation airfields (Chavenay-Villepreux, Chelles-le-Pin, Coulommiers-Voisins, Étampes-Mondesir, Lognes-Emerainville, Meaux-Esbly, Persan-Beaumont, Pontoise-Cormeilles-en-Vexin, Saint-Cyr-l’École, Toussus-le-Noble)
Aria Development Group
Aria is a real estate investment and development company with holdings in New York City, Washington, DC and Miami. Aria was founded in 2009 by partners Joshua Benaim, David Arditi and Timothy Gordon. Since inception, Aria and its affiliates have committed over $200 million in equity to deals primarily sourced through longstanding, proprietary relationships. The firm’s investment philosophy marries a classic value investment approach with the real estate principles of location, scarcity, and beauty. Aria focuses on building and acquiring premier multifamily, hospitality, retail and mixed-use properties. Recently completed projects include the ground-up development of 321 Ocean Drive, an ultra-luxury condominium on the last remaining ocean-front parcel on South Beach.
Aqarat – Kuwait Real Estate Company
Kuwait Real Estate Company (AQARAT) is one of Kuwaits leading real estate companies, with several firsts to its credit. It was the first real estate company to be incorporated into the Kuwait Stock Exchange, the first to develop mixed-use retail, office and car park in Kuwait, and the first to introduce the Build-Operate-Transfer concept before a formal regulation was adopted.
Al-Saedan Real Estate Co
Al-Saedan Real Estate Co is one of the top leading real estate companies in Saudi Arabia and within Arab countries. The company has a strong profile of development achievements in the field of plans development, building commercial and residential centers, selling and buying local and international real estates, providing consultation in real estates and providing valuation and estimation services. Al-Saedan Real Estate Co is one of the main important sources of information about local and international real estates.
Jewel Changi Airport
To be built on the surface car park site fronting Terminal 1, Jewel Changi Airport (Jewel) will be a world-class lifestyle destination in Singapore when it opens at Changi Airport. At approximately 134,000sqm in size, Jewel will offer a range of facilities for airport operations, indoor gardens and leisure attractions, retail offerings and hotel facilities, all under one roof. Designed by world renowned architect Moshe Safdie, Jewel will feature a distinctive dome-shaped facade made of glass and steel, making this an iconic landmark in Changi Airport’s landscape. Come end 2018, Jewel will be a signature destination that will add to Changi Airport’s appeal as one of the world’s leading air hubs.
CapitaLand Mall Trust
CapitaLand Mall Trust (CMT) is the first real estate investment trust (REIT) listed on Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited (SGX-ST) in July 2002. CMT is also the largest REIT by market capitalisation, S$7.7 billion (as at 30 September 2016) in Singapore. CMT has been affirmed an 'A2' issuer rating by Moody's Investors Service on 16 July 2015. The 'A2' issuer rating is the highest rating assigned to a Singapore REIT.
CMT is managed by an external manager, CapitaLand Mall Trust Management Limited, which is an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of CapitaLand Limited, one of Asia's largest real estate companies headquartered and listed in Singapore.
Dubai Investment Properties
Dubai Investments Real Estate Company was established in 2006 to offer a diverse range of high quality projects across a range of real estate sectors. The company is involved in developing real estate for residential and commercial purposes as well as warehouses and labour accommodation.