Meet Asif Aziz
Founder and CEO of Criterion Capital Limited, a London based property management platform.
He has become one of London’s leading property entrepreneurs and have developed a deep understanding of the London retail real estate market. His involvement in the different sectors of property allows him to share his creativity with those who both live in the capital and visit it.
His skill is in creating value through active 'hands on' asset management. Getting fully enveloped in his projects is his style and has enabled him to build a portfolio of more than 21 buildings across the commercial, private residential and hospitality spaces.
The portfolio under management has grown to c. £3.6 Billion AUM (assets under management) and includes some of London's most iconic buildings in the West End including The London Trocadero, Pavilion and Criterion Building.
With more projects underway, Asif's focus remains firmly fixed on continuing to help enhance the city that he loves.
Asif's property business comprises three activities:
Commercial Investment Property
21 properties that include:
- 10 x restaurants
- 2 x globally renowned cinemas
- 2 x bars
- 1 x shopping centre
- 1 x theatre
- 1 x department store
- A world-renowned radio station.
Central London Hotels
- 7 x hotels totalling 2,050 rooms
- 26 x self-serviced apartments
- An additional 2 hotels near completion, adding 330 rooms.
- 1 of the largest rooftop bars in Europe (set to be completed 2021)
- 1,367 x flats across 8 buildings
- 2,627 flats in the development pipeline.
The Aziz Foundation
Asif is also chare of trustees for the Aziz Foundation; a charity that supports education for underprivileged and disadvantaged communities across Britain.