Power Hour 2022: Yousef Al-Shelash, Chairman of Dar Al Arkan Real Estate Development Company , Ranks 18th
Yousef Al-Shelash, Chairman of the Board and one of the founders of Dar Al Arkan Real Estate Development Company, has spearheaded the company’s 28-year journey as one of the largest listed real estate companies in KSA and the region with a total of 32 billion Saudi Riyals in assets.
As a pioneer in the real estate sector, Al-Shelash has been instrumental in shaping the concept of space in Saudi Arabia and beyond. For Dar Al Arkan, he has not only set a benchmark for residential, commercial, and mix-use projects in KSA but also expanded its footprint to other markets like Qatar, UAE, Oman, and Bosnia to build its international success, with iconic projects.
An advocate of innovation, he has been diversifying the company’s offerings in the digital arena by buy building a world-class digitized real estate hub coupled with curating limited edition projects with globally renowned luxury brands such as Roberto Cavalli, Elie Saab, Missoni, and Pagani Automobili.
Al-Shelash brings years of invaluable knowledge in real estate development, financial, and investment banking sectors and is currently on the board of several leading financial institutions.