Equinox is a Qatari company based in Doha, the capital city of the State of Qatar, with subsidiary branches located across the GCC, including the United Arab Emirates and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Equinox was founded by Sheikh Hassan Bin Sultan Al Thani in 1993 who holds the position of the CEO until today, overseeing the company’s strategic direction and development. Originally established with the primary focus of fulfilling opportunities in the burgeoning Qatar real estate market, the company’s business streams have multiplied as diversification within the company’s portfolio kept pace with the increasing opportunities in the region. Today Equinox has grown to include activities within real estate development and investment, retail, business to business (B2B) as well as local partnership and representation. The real estate portfolio includes shopping malls, residential compounds, commercial and industrial developments. The retail section covers the major categories such as fashion, home interiors, beauty, accessories, jewellery and toys. B2B section includes contracting, project work and product distribution. As for the local partnership and representation section, it entails alignments with world leading logistics organisations. Spanning Asia, Europe, Scandinavia and America, Equinox portfolio of brands and business partners is truly global.
The State of Qatar, located in the Arabian Gulf, is a sovereign country ruled by His Highness The Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani. Qatar has a population of some 2.2 million people, the majority of whom reside in the capital Doha. With the third largest proven LNG reserves in the world, the country’s economic success has been historically driven by the hydrocarbon industry. This has now diversified itself into numerous branches, such as construction, education, medical, cultural, sporting (World Cup 2022) and retail sectors development. Qatar has one of the highest per capita incomes in the world and is a member of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).