The
First
Group

UNRIVALLED AMBITION, PROVEN TRACK RECORD

With a fast-growing and dynamic portfolio including landmark properties, exciting F&B brands and management services, The First Group is one of the UAE’s most-respected property and hospitality specialists.

Who we are

Headquartered in Dubai, UAE, The First Group is a dynamic, integrated global property developer with a fast-growing portfolio of upscale hotels, residential properties, F&B brands and real estate asset management services. Since our launch in 2005, we have carved a highly successful niche offering unrivalled property investment opportunities in high-growth markets to clients from more than 70 countries worldwide.

We were among the first developers to identify the tremendous potential in providing private investors the opportunity to purchase hotel guestrooms, suites and serviced apartments in our collection of upscale properties located in highly popular locations across Dubai. This strategy for success provides a blueprint for our ongoing expansion into new and exciting markets worldwide, reinforcing our commitment to developing landmark properties, brands and services that deliver attractive returns to our investors.

We also believe in rewarding our clients with a range of benefits and incentives, from complimentary lifestyle experiences including travel rewards and hotel stays to financial bonuses for referrals. This unique approach reflects our long-term commitment to our clients, ensuring they capitalise on their investments with us today and tomorrow.

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Renowned developer of landmark hotels and apartments in the region
Exceptional track record
Vast and multifaceted international experience
Expansive global client base who receive lucrative returns
Partner of world-class brands delivering expert services
Presence in key markets worldwide

MEET OUR TEAM

Senior Management Team

DANNY LUBERT
Founder & Senior Partner
ROB BURNS
Chief Executive Officer
RASHAD BARAJAKLY
Chief Financial Officer & Managing Partner
AMR AL BAWAB
Chief Construction Officer
JOE RUBY
Chief Marketing Officer
DALE YOUNG
SVP - Finance & Administration

INDUSTRY RECOGNITION: OUR AWARD-WINNING PORTFOLIO

CNBC International Property Awards
Arabian Property Awards 2013-2014
Dubai Land Department Appreciation Awards
Middle East Hospitality Awards
Best New Design and Construction 2016
Luxury Living Africa Awards 2013
Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Dubai and Northern Emirates 2013
World Luxury Hotel Awards
KSA Ministry of Housing (WAFI) Recognition Award
Arabian Property Awards 2016-2017

WHY WE DO WHAT WE DO

Our visit to Dubai was a truly rewarding experience. We'd like to express our appreciation to The First Group for arranging our tour of its operations and its investment opportunities. As the adage goes, "seeing is believing", and we were truly impressed by The First Group and look forward to investing with the company.

MA
MAUDA AND MARY M
Dubai Investment Tour Guest

My experience with The First Group has been amazing. The sales team took us step by step from a dream world to a wonderful reality. The explanation of the concept with facts and figures made us feel that investing in your project would propel us to a great opportunity.

MK
MR KARIAPPA, INDIA
Investor

This letter is to express my complete satisfaction and appreciation to The First Group. The recent news we heard about my unit in the Grand Central and Matrix was handled smoothly and professionally. The First Group to work well with co-operating realtors in an asset. My account manager kept me informed of every item of the contact and explained thoroughly what was needed from me.

HS
HUSAM, SAUDI ARABIA
Investor

I have been enjoying my stay in Dubai, coming has been fantastic and have been having great times with your colleagues. Finally our visit is quite fruitful, as we have just paid for one unit in Sky Central. We are currently in your office rounding off of the deal.

AA
A. ASIANA, NIGERIA
Investor in Sky Central

On behalf of my family and colleagues that came to Dubai on a short visit to see the properties offered for sale by The First Group, I hereby use this medium to express our profound gratitude for opportunity as well as warm hospitality accorded us throughout the period of stay.

MO
MR O. OLASOJI, NIGERIA
Dubai Investment Tour Guest

I wish to commend you all for your sound level of professionalism and hospitality during our visit to Dubai. We are totally impressed and will still stand on our words, while working out things to own a property with you. Wishing you all the very best in all your business deals.

MM
MR M. NWAOKEAFOR, NIGERIA
Dubai Investment Tour Guest

I am the CEO of a leading firm of Architects Town Planners, and a harmless hello upon arrival at Dubai airport has now metamorphosed into a crystal investment relationship. The rare hospitality, warmth of reception and most of all exceptional professionalism that TFG exhibited got me to sign on to an investment package at the Marina.

FT
F. TACKIE, GHANA
Dubai Marina Investor

The First Group has provided me with expert advice about my property investments and travel arrangements, the latter organised by the firm's travel department. I've very much appreciated the company's professionalism and consistently high quality service.

GA
GREGORY ALVIN PARBEY, GHANA
Dubai Investment Tour Guest

OUR BRAND AMBASSADORS

MICHAEL OWEN
International footballer
MAJED ABDULLAH
Football legend
BRYAN HABANA
Rugby hero
Sunil Gavaskar
International cricket player

TFG MEDIA CENTRE

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