Luann Parker | Director Business Development
IMKAN | United Arab Emirates

Luann Parker, Director Business Development, IMKAN

Luann currently leads the sourcing and securing of new investors, operators and tenants for Abu Dhabi Capital Group’s real estate development arm, IMKAN Properties’ mixed used developments throughout EMEA. With over 20 years’ experience in the field of commercial real estate development, she most recently managed real estate and construction delivery of world-class cinemas and other entertainment concepts throughout MENA for Majid Al Futtaim, a regional retail and entertainment conglomerate.  Prior to that engagement, she spent 5 years with Clearview Cinemas in metro New York overseeing all real estate aspects of their portfolio to include real estate development, acquisitions/divestitures, lease management, property management, and facility management/upgrades.   In the earlier half of her career, she led the strategic growth initiatives of Yum Brands and McDonalds Corporation (10 years collectively) where she was responsible for real estate acquisitions, construction project management and asset management throughout the northeast and southeast corridors of the US.  She holds a Bachelors of Arts in Mathematics from Cornell University, a MBA in Finance from Fordham University, and a MPA in International Economic Affairs from Columbia University.


MEIS 2019 - day 2 @ 12:00

Panel Creating communities and developing spaces: property development in the UAE

  • Reviewing the overall property outlook in the UAE
  • Driving economic growth with alternative real estate vehicles
  • Securing better returns with diversified alternative real estate strategies
  • Establishing strategic partnerships for deploying capital: boutiques and smaller companies
  • Looking beyond Dubai: evaluating the extensive opportunities and emerging projects in Abu Dhabi
last published: 22/Apr/19 12:25 GMT

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