Our Investment Areas
UIP proactively evaluates business opportunities in the real estate, hotel and health and wellness sectors worldwide, creating strategic alliances through development projects.
Al-Bahar Investment Group
UIP is a member of the Al-Bahar Investment Group.
As a leading name in the development of a mixed offering integrated in tourism, resorts and luxury leisure services, Al-Bahar Investment Group has a truly global perspective with an international presence.
With the motto “Live à la carte”, Al-Bahar Investment Group offers an unlimited choice of five-star products worldwide.
UIP holds a place at YOTEL investment holding and has Carlos Leal, United Investments Portugal General Director, being part of the international hotel chain board. UIP is part of group’s shareholders owning majority position: Talal Jassim Al-Bahar Family Office, Starwood Capital Group, United Investments Portugal and Kuwait Real Estate Company (AQARAT). Furthermore is also main shareholder of YOTEL New York and shareholder of the first brand franchise: YOTEL Porto.
Inspired by upscale first-class aircraft cabins and uncompromising design, YOTEL brings together essential elements of luxury hotels on a smaller scale in smarter spaces, offering a community environment with co-working and socially-activated areas. The majority shareholders of YOTEL are: Jassim Al Bahar Group, IFA Hotels & Resorts, Starwood Capital Group, United Investments Portugal and Kuwait Real Estate Company (AQARAT).
YOTEL was founded by YO! Founder Simon Woodroffe OBE, inspired by first-class aircraft cabin design to create compact yet luxurious spaces.
The group plans to open over 20 hotels worldwide by 2021.