The First Group is named Best International Property Developer in Africa’s largest real estate industry awards

30/08/2013 - The First Group News FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The First Group is named Best International Property Developer in Africa’s largest real estate industry awards

The First Group receives top honour in Nigeria in recognition of its outstanding work

The First Group is proud to reveal it has been hailed as Best International Property Developer at the Luxury Living Africa Awards, Africa’s largest and most prestigious platform for real estate. The awards reward industry professionals and organisations that have been involved in the design and construction of outstanding real estate projects, covering both finished and future developments.

“We are really excited to have been named Best International Property Developer at these top awards,” commented Danny Lubert, joint chairman and co-founder of The First Group. “As well as being a huge honour for us, it is a big coup for our client base in Nigeria which continues to grow strongly every year. We have had a big presence in the country for many years and are delighted with what this prestigious accolade means for us and for our Nigerian clients.”

The Luxury Living Africa Awards fall under the Luxury Living Africa umbrella, Africa’s largest real estate event that brings together investors, developers, interior designers and property industry leaders. As well as providing a platform for networking, Luxury Living offers a major showcase for new real estate projects, technologies and developments.

The Luxury Living Africa Awards title is yet another major international recognition for The First Group. As well as being the holder of several CNBC Property Awards, The First Group was recently honoured with three top accolades at the Arabian Property Awards, which ranks amongst the most prestigious commendations in the world of residential and commercial property. The First Group’s recently launched website was named the Best Developer Website, while its projects, Wyndham Dubai Marina and The Bridge at Dubai Sports City were hailed as Best Condominium / Apartment and Best Residential High-Rise Development respectively.

About The First Group:
The First Group is an internationally acclaimed British owned global property development company based in Dubai, with an exclusive focus on hotel development. The First Group was co-founded by joint chairmen, Danny Lubert and Gary Shepherd, who each draw from strong and diverse backgrounds in the fields of global property, finance, acquisition, marketing and product development. With a proud history of over 25 years’ experience and success, through their company they offer innovative and unparalleled off plan opportunities in the UAE with an emphasis on the lucrative world of hotel investment. With offices spanning Dubai, Jeddah, Moscow, Almaty, Kazan, Astana, Abuja and Lagos, The First Group continues to produce and develop highly sought after property investments in some of the world’s most desirable locations. For more information visit