With a solid Real Estate background extending over more than 15 years in both the UK and UAE, Ellen has gained experience in many aspects of the real estate Industry including Asset Management, Association Management, Estate and Facilities Management, Property Management, Sales and Leasing, as well as Business Development and Marketing.
Ellen started her career in Sales and Leasing but subsequently moved into Property and Asset Management, which is where her expertise lies. Over her career, she has managed some of the largest residential and commercial portfolios in the region, owned by high net worth Individuals and large corporate multinational organizations.
She has established and restructured property management departments for the likes of Al Habtoor and Emaar and has led the Estate and Association management of luxury developments such as the St Regis Residences in Abu Dhabi.
Prior to Chestertons Ellen led the Property Management team at the St. Regis Residences for CBRE, was Director of Property Management and Leasing at Driven Properties. Head of Property Management at Hamptons International LCC (Emaar), as well as being a former Director of Property Management for Habtoor Properties LLC.
Chestertons has significant experience in sales and leasing for offices, retail, residential, industrial, hospitality and land assets throughout the Middle East and North Africa region.
For commercial, industrial and residential property leasing, we work closely with developers and investors to secure tenants ahead of completion of new buildings and schemes. We are also able to maximise income from existing properties by keeping vacancies to a minimum. We also deal with corporate leasing requirements, coordinating on behalf of large blue chip companies.
For commercial, industrial and residential property sales, we aim to maximise clients’ exposure to the relevant target audience, undertaking negotiations on their behalf and liaising with legal advisors to ensure transactions are completed within agreed timelines.
To address the increase in international property transactions from Middle Eastern clients, Chestertons is also able to offer international real estate advice from a dedicated team based in the UAE.List Your property
We work with clients to help them achieve the best price when selling their property assets, from apartments to large family homes and complete investment portfolios.
We manage the entire process from giving a realistic market appraisal through to marketing and selling the property. We negotiate the price and terms between buyer and seller, ensuring that the sale progresses as quickly as possible and that all issues are rapidly resolved.
We work proactively with landlords to ensure that the best rent and terms are achieved while helping protect their investments with our stringent compliance processes.
With a full range of lettings services available, including complete management, we can take care of all the day-to-day management of our landlords’ rental portfolios, removing stress and hassle.
Whether you’re looking for your dream home or an investment/rental property our Property Sourcing Team covers all areas of the UAE and all types of property.
Our experienced team offer a wealth of industry experience to give an insight to the different types of property, areas and rental markets; a ‘one-stop shop’ for investors, handling the purchase, refurbishment, marketing, renting, maintenance and eventual sale of a property; access to important industry contacts; Access to off-market properties; and access to international properties.
Using our strong working relationships with many companies in the UK and overseas, we help companies and their employees to find properties, whether it is through our own available short term lets or by sourcing alternatively available accommodation.
We provide companies and employees with an extensive property search, taking into account financial and recreational factors, along with assistance in local area knowledge, move-in day and tenancy management.