GFH Properties is a wholly owned subsidiary of GFH Financial Group. With a clear vision to develop high growth, diversified real estate investment, and development portfolio, GFH Properties actively seeks unique opportunities to create landmark projects that transform fortunes and skylines, regionally and globally.

Selected Luxury Hospitality Collection

Presence in over five countries

Developer licensed under RERA

Residential portfolio valued on 1.8 billion

Owned subsidiary of GFH Financial Group.

Creating New Destinations

We create new places that stand out with customized areas for everyone to enjoy. Our destinations combine business spaces, global retail, gourmet experiences, family homes, ultimate hospitality and luxury properties.



Hisham Alrayes brings extensive expertise and an in-depth knowledge for GFH. He was instrumental in driving the development and execution of the Group’s regional and international investment strategy and managed the bank’s liabilities as Chief Investment Officer prior to his appointment as Group CEO in 2012, and since his appointment as CEO, has driven the development and execution of the Group’s regional and international diversification strategy. Prior to joining GFH in 2007, He was part of the senior management team of the Bank of Bahrain & Kuwait. He currently chairs and holds a number of directorships in financial, industrial & real estate companies including Global Banking Corporation, Esterad Investment Company, Balexco, Khaleeji Commercial Bank, Falcon Cement and GFH Capital. Hisham holds a Master’s degree with honors in Business Administration from the University of DePaul, Chicago (USA), and a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering with honors from the University of Bahrain.

Acting Chief Executive Officer


Talal Al-Mahroos is currently the Acting Chief Executive Officer of GFH Properties, bringing more than 16 years of experience of Banking, Strategic Investments and Financial experience to the organization. Alongside to his current position, he is heading the Infrastructure Investments at GFH Financial Group with a portfolio size of US $700 million under management.

Previous to joining the Group, Talal served as the Assistant General Manager of  Investments in Khaleeji Commercial Bank (KHCB) where he was responsible of managing investment transactions and restructurings of corporate banking assets.

Mr Al Mahroos currently holds a number of Board directorships in Industrial and Real Estate companies including Balxeco, Gulf Holding Company (Kuwait), Falcon Cement Company and Capital Real Estate Projects Company.

Talal holds a Bachelor of Science in Banking and Finance from the University of Bahrain. He also received various executive training in Leadership and Finance from various educational institutes including London Business School (UK), Darden School of Business (USA) and Redcliffe Training Associates (UK).

Executive Management

Our executive management encompass years of experience in the real estate sector, with robust backgrounds, accomplishments and expertise which allowed them to steer the organization to be the leaders in the properties industry, regionally and globally.