Sharaka Holdings announced yesterday that it has been honoured with two prestigious titles â€˜Best Real Estate Development Companyâ€™ and â€˜Business Holding Company of the year 2019â€™ by MEA Markets 2019 Qatar Business Excellence Awards.
Originally established as the General Trading Group in 1968, Sharaka Holdings has since then come a long way and has flourished into a thriving group.
The Company symbolises a partnership between eight diverse sectors across 31 very successful companies in Qatar, which include real estate development, education, property management, restaurants, trading, manufacturing, contracting and specialized services.
The Qatar Business Excellence Awards honour business ventures and enterprises of an acclaimed region for business acumen, outstanding achievements and their ability to create new strategic alliances.
Sharaka Holdings Chairman Sheikh Abdulla bin Ahmed Al Thani, said: â€œThe word â€˜Sharakaâ€™ in Arabic means partnership. We have grown from a family business into a family of businesses. At the heart of our business are the traditional values of partnership and cooperation. We recognize and celebrate our diversity of skills and expertise, knowing that by working together, we are stronger.â€
â€œWe are committed towards supporting Qatar National Vision 2030 . In support of the QNV 2030, Sharaka Holdings is actively growing in two sectors namely Real Estate and Education. We believe in playing a pivotal role in the growth and development of both these sectors in support of the governmentâ€™s efforts to diversify Qatarâ€™s economy. Our plans for the future are very dynamic and exciting with an attractive portfolio of plans and projects in the pipeline. I am confident these new projects will further strengthen our position in the marketâ€
On his part, Amer Fares, CEO of Sharaka Holdings, added: â€œAt Sharaka Holdings, we are an agile organization. We identify opportunities and then quickly orient people, resources and skills to convert these opportunities into tangible results. Our business is built on the dedication and the expertise of our staff, who enrich our organization by their rich and varied experiences and cultural diversities. These awards assure and strengthen our team membersâ€™ belief in our organizations and its strong roots. We are very proud to have been conferred this honor and this motivates us to achieve even greater heights. I believe collectively we have the responsibility of contributing towards and achieving the vision of the Qatar National Vision 2030 and Sharaka Holdings is geared to play a big role .â€
The Company has grown with vision, entrepreneurship and dynamism. The company commits to long-term relationships, choosing partners with similar values and growing together in a spirit of partnership. Strategic partnerships and organic growth has led to continuous expansion of our geographical presence. Today, Sharaka Holdings owns properties and has a market presence in the UK, Europe and Jordan.
Sharaka Education has been formed to propel the education sector forward. Plans are also on the anvil to launch Sherborne Girls School in Al Ebb in September 2020 along with other projects in the making. The Group has launched KidZania Doha in April 2019 with an aim to offer newer entertainment & education avenues to children in Doha.