Saudi Arabia Sotheby’s International Realty has announced the appointment of Erick Knaider as Managing Partner for Saudi Arabia. Erick brings more than 7 years of experience with the brand and has worked across multiple verticles during his career with many markets including UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Oman. His deep knowledge and understanding of the market will be key to his new role as he expands on market opportunities, and builds Saudi Arabia Sotheby’s International Realty strategic offering across the Kingdom.
Between 2017 and 2023, Erick held senior positions within Luxhabitat Sotheby’s International Realty in Dubai, most recently in the role of Chief Commercial Officer, whereby he led on and directed exclusive projects, operations and project sales with private and government parties in both Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
Erick has been frequently praised for his excellent communication skills, which has allowed him to be an exceptional real estate professional within Dubai's multi-cultural community. Erick has been instrumental in producing consistent results for Luxhabitat Sotheby’s International Realty and will play an instrumental role putting KSA on the map for the most important luxury development and projects that pass through Saudi Arabia Sotheby’s International Realty.
While in Saudi Arabia, Erick’s first project will be to lead on the Raffles Residences Jeddah that is currently reshaping the city’s iconic skyline. Stretching across 48 floors with 120 units, each 3-5 bedroom residence enjoys its own breathtaking views. This iconic development boasts a wide range of on-site amenities including; swimming pools, a private residents’ club, platforms for meditation and yoga, children’s playgrounds, and more, and has a starting price of SAR 9.8 million, with the project set to be completed by Q2 2024.
Erick Knaider, Managing Partner of Saudi Arabia Sotheby's International Realty, said: “I will continue to pioneer sales in Saudi Arabia on luxury branded residences and now is a great time to enter the KSA market as the industry is at a turning point. I look forward to working on exclusive projects that bring a new level of luxury to the sector as it continues to grow.”
With Erick’s new appointment now based in the Saudi Arabia office, Sotheby’s International Realty is positioned to play an ever more active role in the entire KSA region.