Humberts opens international operations with branches in Dubai and Abu Dhabi

Humberts, one of the finest names in the UK property industry, has announced the first stage in the company's international growth.

Humberts is opening the company's first international offices, in Dubai and Abu Dhabi in 2008. Walter Hart, a respected local property expert has been appointed as managing director, Humberts International LLC.

Whilst many estate agencies are closing branches, Humberts is demonstrating the company's confidence in the marketplace by expanding into new markets.

With a network of 44 offices across the UK and a reputation for being one of the leading firms of estate agents, chartered surveyors and valuers, Humberts brings a blend of national expertise and strong local knowledge – and over 150 years of experience – to the Middle East.

Humberts will be launching the company's extensive property portfolio from 6-9th October at Cityscape Dubai, the world's largest property exhibition, which attracts an audience of around 60,000 serious international buyers and investors. To celebrate this Middle Eastern launch, Humberts is launching a promotion whereby all properties put on the market with any Humberts branch between now and the exhibition will be promoted at this prestigious event.

Cityscape, now in its seventh year, is the largest business-to-business real estate investment and development event in the world. It attracts regional and international investors, property developers, governmental and development authorities, leading architects, designers, consultants and all senior professionals involved in the property industry.