Real estate and construction in Oman

Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co

The team at Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co is ‘one of the best in Oman’ and can ‘effectively manage complex transactions with appropriate skills and knowledge’. Practice head Mansoor Jamal Malik recently advised Oman Logistics Company on its plans to develop Way Bridge Stations at various sites along the Batinah Expressway, the principle road connection between Oman’s capital Muscat and the United Arab Emirates. He also assisted Majid Al Futtaim Properties LLC with the development of the Mall of Oman.

Practice head(s):

Mansoor Jamal Malik 

Key clients

Iskan Oman Investment Company SAOC

Alargan Towell Investment Company LLC

Jebel Ahkdar Data Centre SAOC

Majid Al Futtaim Group and its subsidiaries

Muriya Tourism Development Co. SAOC

Muscat Bay SAOC

Nagarjuna Construction Company International LLC

Oman Cement Co SAOG

Oman Global Logistics Co SAOC and its subsidiaries

Oman Tourism Development Company SAOC

Royal Oman Police

State General Reserve Fund

Strategic Housing Group

Suhail Bahwan Group (Holding) LLC

Work highlights

  • Advised Jebel Al Ahkdar Data Centre SAOC on the development of a new cloud storage facility.
  • Advised Suhail Bahwan Group Holdings on the development of a new private hospital in Muscat.
  • Assisted Duqm Refinery and Petrochemical Industries Company LLC with its real estate matters pertaining to freehold land interest, usufruct rights and leasehold rights granted by the Duqm Free Zone Authority.

Dentons

Dentons is a key name in the market for hospitality, tourism and retail developments. Practice head Nick Simpson advised Damac Properties on its multibillion-dollar development of Sultan Qaboos Port, which will include hotels, restaurants and residential facilities. He also advised Arabian Sea City Company on its $1bn investment into a new international tourism complex in Salalah, Oman. David Courtney-Hatcher relocated to the London office.

Practice head(s):

Nick Simpson 

Key clients

Oman Investment Fund

Yiti Tourism Development Company

Al Mouj Muscat

Eagle Hills

DAMAC

Work highlights

  • Advising Yiti Development Company SAOC on drafting and negotiating a project management agreement and a design and supervision consultancy agreement in relation to the development of an integrated tourism complex in Yiti.
  • Assisting Oman Investment Fund with negotiating a range of construction and consultancy contracts with various local and international counterparties in relation to the development of a mixed-use project and a large wellness centre in Jebel Al Akhder.
  • Advising Eagle Hills on all aspects of a new ITC development in Muscat, Oman

Said Al-Shahry & Partners (SASLO)

Said Al-Shahry & Partners (SASLO) is a popular choice for major real estate developments, particularly in the tourism sector. The team handles construction contracts, procurement, landlord and tenant issues, as well as litigation. Thamer Al Shahry leads the practice and is an expert in contentious and non-contentious construction matters. Managing partner Said Al-Shary is another name of note and is particularly strong in construction arbitration.

Practice head(s):

Thamer Al Shahry

Key clients

ABENGOA

Aktivco

Al Rajhi for Development – Oman

Al Reef Real Estate Company SAOC

ARUP

Associated Consulting Engineers (ACE) International

CPEC – Architectural & Engineering Consultancy

Majid Al Futtaim

Martin Engineering GmbH

Mint Projects International LLC

Mott MacDonald

OHL Industrial S.L.

Oman Global Logistics Group SAOC (ASYAD)

Oman Shapoorji Company LLC

Oman Tourism Development Company SAOC (OMRAN)

Roadbridge Construction Oman LLC

SAS Gulf United Company LLC

Seureca Muscat LLC

STFA Construction Group

W.J. Towell & Co. LLC

BIC Contracting LLC