Sobha Realty was established in 1976 and is one of leading developers in Dubai. It originally started out as an interior decorating company in Oman. Francis Alfred is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer at Sobha Realty. As of Q2 2023, the developer has more than 130 million sq. ft of ready projects in Oman, Bahrain, and India, in addition to the UAE, which illustrates its expertise and ongoing consistency in the real estate sector.
Sobha Realty was founded by the Indian-born billionaire, Puthan Naduvakkatt Chenthamaraksha Menon, also known as P. N. C. Menon. He has 50 years of experience in designing and developing stunning palaces and lavish facilities for royal members of Oman, Bahrain, Brunei, Qatar and the President of Tajikistan. P. N. C. Menon's portfolio also includes Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque in Oman.