Riyan Itani

Company: Global Branded Residences Ltd.

Position: Director and Founder


For the past 20 years, Riyan Itani has specialised in providing branded and luxury residential development consultancy in the global urban and resort sectors. His experience covers brand /operator selection and contract negotiation, strategic development advice, feasibility studies, and brand premium studies. Considered a global market-leader in branded residential advisory, Riyan is a multi-award-winning consultant and has worked on over 100 branded residential schemes across the globe.


Mission Statement

To spearhead the growth in the branded residences sector by providing professional advisory services for developers, investors, operators and brands.

Global Branded Residences (GBR) is a specialist development consultancy firm that provides market & data-driven advisory services for branded residential developments around the world, delivered by a team of renowned industry leaders. GBR’s services range from brand / operator selection and negotiation to product & pricing definition, as well as feasibility studies and brand premium studies.


Brand / operator selection and negotiation
Product & pricing definition
Feasibility and market studies
Brand premium studies

Professional Memberships

MRICS - 2007-2023