Our Story

Phil McArthur, the Founder and Managing Director of McARTHUR + COMPANY is an internationally experienced shopping centre specialist with over 35 years in the industry across Asia, the Middle East, Africa and North America.
Furqan Athar, Partner and Director is an award winning Dubai based retailer and shopping centre investment expert having accumulated over 20 years experience in the Middle East’s retail real estate industry.

Today, McARTHUR + COMPANY boasts a talented team of over 30+ industry professionals with decades of global shopping centre development and leasing experience. Our strategy is to add real financial value to each retail development project. Our team is well experienced in shopping centre investment, finance, development planning, marketing, as well as retail leasing and management.

We understand retail real estate and shopping centres and what it takes to achieve successful new centres or reinvigorate centres that require new energy. We work closely with global retail chains to assist with cross-border expansion needs.

McARTHUR + COMPANY believes in well-planned, highly popular shopping destinations with long-term financial growth in value. Our philosophy is to use international best practices combined with local knowledge of retail markets and shopping influences to meet each project’s goal.

McARTHUR + COMPANY has provided valuable strategic advice as well as leasing and management services to projects in over 30 countries including the United States, Canada, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait, Jordan, Oman, Egypt, Lebanon, Iraq, Iran, Palestine, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, India, Malaysia, Monaco, and South Korea.