On behalf of Darwish Holding, it gives me immense pleasure to share our company history and vision with you.
Driven by a passion for excellence and an enterprising spirit, Darwish Holding aims to deliver Qatar’s aspirations.
Charting economic and social progress in modern societies depends on a clear vision and a strategy about how to get there.
Darwish Holding will be a pre-eminent business in Qatar, recognised at home and overseas as a key driver of Qatar’s successful development into one of the most prosperous, secure and societally satisfied nations on earth.
Darwish Holding is dedicated to developing world-class businesses, which will provide financial and social profit for the people, the businesses and the State.
By honourably working with stakeholders who are visionary and respectful of Qatari culture, Darwish Holding will transcend local and international boundaries while retaining a rich tradition, family heritage and financial success.
From its inception, Darwish Holding has placed a major emphasis on contributing to the society and engaging with the local community: an ethos that was instilled by the founder.
Over a century ago, the Al-Darwish business embarked on a remarkable journey that led to a promising future, inspiring generations.Know more
As income from oil exports increased, Qatar’s landscape began to swiftly change and modern amenities became prevalent.Know more
By the 1960s, Qatar was on a steady course of development and several companies and services joined the Darwish banner.Know more
1971 was another auspicious year when Qatar became independent and gained full statehood.Know more
A decade after Qatar’s independence, Modern Home established the concept of department stores in the region, creating a regional benchmark.Know more
A new era for the State of Qatar and the Darwish group.Know more
The increasing population and the construction boom setting the nation and BD&P on a new course.Know more
The years 2001 to 2006 were defining years for Qatar as well as for BD&P. The increasing population and the construction boom…Know more
A momentous period for BD&P and Modern Home as they further excel by adopting new identities.Know more
Darwish Holding launches Lagoona Mall with an anchor store for Fifty One East in the affluent West Bay area.Know more
As the unique journey of Darwish Holding continues, its role as a key catalyst in the extraordinary evolution of Qatar’s economy continues to unfold.Know more
The Retail division’s portfolio features a compendium of prominent retail brands in Qatar. Having established a phenomenal retail presence in the region, Darwish Retail manages 18,082 square metres of retail space in Qatar featuring over 300 distinctive brands across an array of categories including Cosmetics & Fragrances, Fashion, Watches and Jewellery, and Technology. The division’s […]Know more
Technology division is a retailer and distributor of a wide range of premium audio-visual and home entertainment systems, electronics and IT brands, in addition to home appliances, which have enhanced the lives of the people of Qatar. Since the 1950s, Qatari residents have enjoyed Sony, one of the world’s most advanced technology brands, introduced to […]Know more
Luxury division offers luxurious goods specially sourced from acclaimed brands and eminent fashion houses for its three sub-divisions: Cosmetics & Fragrances, Fashion, and Watches & Jewellery. Fusing research on consumer sentiment and market trends, every division is acquainted with the preferences of their customers and strategies are implemented to favourably benefit both brands and customers. […]Know more
The Consumer division caters to the demands that extend beyond the group’s luxury, technology, and lifestyle divisions. This division offers Qatar’s residents access to some of Europe’s superior skincare and dermatology brands like Garnier, Kerastase, Vichy, La Roche-Posay, L’Oréal Paris – a partner for over 55 years. The division also distributes consumer personal care brands […]Know more
Estate division has a strong portfolio comprising of dynamic developments such as commercial towers and complexes, mixed-use projects, and residential projects like villas, contemporary apartments and residential towers. By creating imaginative space solutions based on community needs, Estate division continues to flourish with properties and successful acquisitions across Qatar and overseas. Estate’s distinct potential to […]Know more
Doha, Qatar, May 19, 2022 – Mr. Takuya Nakata, President and Chief Executive Officer of YAMAHA Corporation, has presented Mr. Bader Al-Darwish, Chairman and Managing Director of Fifty One East, with “The Best Yamaha Music School Operator in 2021 in the Middle East and Africa” award during a special reception held in the company’s headquarters […]Know more
Doha, Qatar, May 18, 2022 – Mr. Kazuo Kii, Executive Deputy President of Sony, presented Mr. Bader Al-Darwish, Chairman and Managing Director of Fifty One East, with an award recognizing Fifty One East as the oldest distributor for the brand in the region and for clinching the “Highest Market Share for Sony in the Middle East” […]Know more
Doha, Qatar 16 September 2020 – Fifty One East has been awarded 3 honours for FY20 at the 5th Bose Professional annual Connect Event for Middle East Distributors held last month. This win further cements Fifty One East’s position as a local and regional leader while reflecting its commitment to bringing the best products and services and exceeding clients’ […]Know more
FNAC, the leading cultural destination, in partnership with the French Embassy in Qatar and L’Institut Français du Qatar, paid tribute to the theme of the “Era of Enlightenment, the 18th Century in France”, while presenting France as the Guest of Honor at the 30th Doha International Book Fair. Qatar National Library (QNL), Histovery, Centre des […]Know more
Mr. Enrique Martinez, CEO of Fnac Darty, presented Mr. Bader Al-Darwish, Chairman and Managing Director of Fifty One East, with an award recognizing Fnac Qatar for “Best International Performance and Growth” for the year 2019, in the presence of Mr. Benoit Jaubert, Store Network Director, and top management officials at the group’s headquarters in Paris, […]Know more
Fifty One East, Qatar’s favorite department store, hosted an exclusive fashion show for Carolina Herrera’s Spring/Summer 2020 Ready-to-Wear and Bridal Collections in the presence of the House’s creative director, Wes Gordon, in his first visit to Qatar and the Middle East. The breathtaking fashion show embodied with elegance and vibrant colors was held in the […]Know more
Darwish Holding is a leading organisation in Qatar with divisions across various sectors including business services, investment, lifestyle, luxury, real estate, and retail. The success and milestones achieved by Darwish Holding are largely from its hard-working and dedicated employees. Darwish Holding is committed to recruit the best talents to help in achieving its ambitions for the people and the state of Qatar.
Employees working for the group come from numerous countries from the Middle East and beyond, creating a truly diverse and cosmopolitan working environment. To ensure employees continue to stretch their capabilities and refine their skills, the Darwish Holding offers training and abundant prospects for career progress.
The management team of every division constantly encourages and motivates employees to excel and surpass clients’ expectations.Apply Now