As Gulf Sotheby’s International Realty’s enthusiastic Managing Director, Paul Christodoulou is responsible for the day-to-day management of the company and maintains a watchful eye over all aspects of the business. Paul’s goal is to improve an already successful team and to increase team size and scale of operations. In all of his management roles, Paul strives to inspire others, he ensures that anyone working with him works to the very best of their abilities.
As a long-term Dubai real estate investor since 2004, Paul began his career in real estate when he relocated to Dubai from his native United Kingdom ten years ago at Luxhabitat which was a great entry to the professional side of the industry. Through his in-depth knowledge of the market, Paul took on the role of CEO at Kendal & Co, which gave him the opportunity to build a successful real estate company from the ground up. Paul played a strategic role in the vision and development of the company and his leadership of the company’s sales and marketing resulted in generating hundreds of million’s of Dirhams worth in property sales and rentals, despite the market conditions.
Moving on from Kendal & Co, Paul joined Aqua Properties, a valued developer and brokerage firm, as COO. Throughout his three-year tenure at Aqua Properties, Paul conducted a full rebrand of the company in addition to a sizeable increase in the sales force. Paul’s efforts resulted in a considerable increased in turnover by improving and creating new revenue streams. Aqua Properties won eleven regional and international real estate accolades whilst under Paul’s management which was a huge accomplishment for the company.
Paul’s local and global experience gives him a rare dual perspective that lends integrity and pragmatism to everything he undertakes. His innate business acumen, combined with his approachable nature, has helped establish strong and trusting relationships with both clients and employees.