With an aggregate estimated development end value exceeding US$20 billion, Gulf Finance House has successfully launched a number of infrastructure and real estate projects across the globe. GFH’s unique focus in the origination and management of large scale economic real estate projects has played an instrumental role in shaping the nature of Islamic Banking developments of the last decade.

The key investment opportunities originated in the last decade include:

  • Energy City Qatar. (ECQ)

    Launched in March 2006, this regionally strategic US$2.6 billion project is being developed as the Middle Easts first integrated energy business centre for the global oil and gas industry. The clusters of the project will include specialist centres and hosts oil and gas producers and downstream operators, shipping and trading companies, service industries, technology companies and information and media businesses.

  • Tunis Financial Harbour. (TFH)

    Tunis Financial Harbour (TFH) will deliver North Africa’s first offshore financial centre at Tunis Bay in a project with an expected end development value of US$ 3 billion. TFH is expected to be a world class banking centre designed to capitalize on Tunisian economic growth over the past decade. TFH is expected to create approximately 16,000 new and mostly skilled jobs across the financial, service, human resources and regulatory community, the benefits of which will be felt throughout the North African economy.

  • Royal Ranches Marrakech. (RRM)

    In 2006, GFH launched its project Gateway to Morocco announced with the vision of conceptualizing Royal Ranches Marrakech (“RRM”) in the city of Marrakesh, a mixed-use development spanning approximately 380 hectares. The design of this project is based on the rich cultural heritage of the Kingdom, thus creating an atmosphere where resort guests are exposed to the rich local flavours and traditions. The concept is centred on the creation of a distinctive and quality lifestyle within each location.

  • Mumbai Economic Development Zone. (MEDZ)

    In 2007 and 2008, GFH launched Energy City Navi Mumbai (ECNM) and Mumbai IT & Telecom City (MITTC), comprising 1162 acres in Navi Mumbai in Maharashtra, India. Both ECNM and MITTIC are core components of the larger scale Economic Development Zone (“EDZ”), a mixed-use development offering world class business infrastructure for local and international Services, IT and Energy companies.


  • The Harbour Row.

    Luxurious water-facing mixed-use project within Bahrain Financial Harbour comprising of unique high quality residential units and a lively retail elements. The project sits on one of the most attractive location in Bahrain within close proximity to the active commercial centers, new developments and prime tourist attractions. >450 residential units within three contiguous buildings on each side of the development (the East and West sides).

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  • Harbour North.

    The Harbour North will be a signature destination at the Harbour Gate area offering casual medium and high end dining and entertainment experiences to its visitors. Its strategic location shapes it as a prime destination attracting the catchment of the immediate population in the Bahrain Bay, Harbour Gate and Seef vicinity.

    The Harbour North was designed with several restaurant options and public spaces that create an active destination throughout the day and night with 42 units across the project attracting some of the most prime restaurateurs in the region and globally.

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  • California Village.

    Upscale mixed use development consisting of residential villas and service apartments along with common retail and facilities Strategically located within close proximity to Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed road and extends over 112,127 m2.Approximately 240 residential units and a high quality of serviced apartments of approximately 260 serviced apartments. JV for villas.The agreement is that the contractor will develop, with his share being net of all costs and expenses and GFH receiving 35% of top-line.

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