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Building Directory

Posted: August 10th, 2017

DE-Tenants.org has assembled a directory of 24 of Douglas Emmett Inc.’s (NYSE: DEI) commercial real estate properties. Buildings can be searched by name or using a helpful map. Each building has been assigned a dedicated page providing basic information, contact details for the property manager, leasing information, UCC documents, construction permits and other primary source documents. We will update the directory with more buildings soon…


Tagged: Tenant Issues - Building Directory

Sheikh Hamad (“HBJ”) Still Linked to QIA Assets—Constellation Hotels

Posted: August 7th, 2017

Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim Al Thani (HBJ) presided over the Qatar Investment Authority as its CEO from 2005 to 2013. Despite stepping down from his position in 2013, HBJ remains linked to QIA assets through a series of connections that often blur the distinction between the Qatari state and the Al Thani royal family. Today we will look at Constellation Holdings, a hotel holding company with €6.8 billion in assets…


Tagged: More on Qatar - Al Thani Family, More On Qatar - About the QIA, More on Qatar - Offshore Assets

Sheikh Hamad (“HBJ”) Still Linked to QIA Assets—Harrods

Posted: August 3rd, 2017

Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim Al Thani (HBJ) presided over the Qatar Investment Authority as its CEO from 2005 to 2013. Despite stepping down from his position in 2013, HBJ remains linked to QIA assets through a series of connections that often blur the distinction between the Qatari state and the Al Thani royal family. Today we will look at Harrods luxury department store, acquired for $2.3 billion…


Tagged: More on Qatar - Al Thani Family, More On Qatar - About the QIA, More on Qatar - Offshore Assets

Qatar and the Al Thani Royal Family

Posted: July 24th, 2017

Qatar is a hereditary monarchy and has been ruled by the royal family of Al Thani since the early 19th century. The ruling monarch is called the Emir. The CIA World Factbook classifies Qatar as an “absolute monarchy” although The State Department as called it a “constitutional monarchy”…


Tagged: More on Qatar - Al Thani Family

Introducing Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim Al Thani (“HBJ”)

Posted: July 24th, 2017

Born in 1959, Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber bin Mohammed bin Thani Al Thani—commonly known by his initials “HBJ”—is a leading member of the royal family. He served as Foreign Minister from 1992 to 2013, and Prime Minister from 2007 to 2013. He also presided over the Qatar Investment Authority sovereign wealth fund as its CEO from 2005 to 2013. HBJ’s cousin, the former emir of Qatar, famously described HBJ: “I may run this country, but he owns it”…


Tagged: More on Qatar - Al Thani Family, More On Qatar - About the QIA

Listing of more than 700 Douglas Emmett lawsuits

Posted: July 20th, 2017

Los Angeles-based property owner Douglas Emmett, Inc. and its corporate affiliates have been party to 731 lawsuits filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court since January 2000. DE-Tenants.org is now providing a publicly available listing of these cases…


Tagged: Tenant Issues - Lawsuits

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