Gaurav is a seasoned deal maker specializing in Investment, Fund Development and Capital Raising with over 20 years’ experience in the sector with seventeen in the Middle East.
Before founding CoReal Partners in 2019, Gaurav ran JLL’s Capital Markets business in the Middle East, where he advised on close to $3 billion of real estate transactions, fund raising and placement, across different asset classes and geographies.
Prior to that, he led JLL’s corporate finance and consulting services where he worked on over US$150 billion of development projects across over 15 countries.
An authority on real estate industry in the Middle East, he is often quoted in the press on matters related to real estate investments and investor interest in the Middle East and has a deep understanding of all real estate asset classes.
He has also traveled extensively across the region and has strong relationships with many of the key real estate actors including merchant families, pension funds, developers, asset managers and regional SWFs.