Sabele Buraik, CEO

Sabele Buraik is a seasoned real estate professional, mother of five, and executive with over 24 years of experience in the real estate market. She received her B.S. in Computer Science from Georgetown University in 1996. She earned her California Real Estate License in 1998. In 2005, after working 7 years for Countrywide Home Loans, Sabele went on to become Vice President at Johnson Capital’s Newport branch, which served as the 10th largest commercial lender in the nation. In 2006, she relocated to Dubai, UAE, and began freelancing in the Real Estate market, working with some of the largest developers in the world, including Nakheel, Emaar, Damac, and Dubai Properties. Since then, Sabele has developed an expansive network and a reputation as one of the top commercial agents in Dubai. With a lifetime’s experience under her belt, she founded Blackstone Gulf Real Estate in 2016.

Mark Anthony Abalos

Mark Anthony Abalos is a task-oriented Executive Assistant with 3+ years of experience with all administrative tasks, including scheduling, managing clients, and office operations. Affectionately referred to by senior management as the “Heart of the Company,” Mark has brought immeasurable value to the company and is unique in his ability to efficiently complete any task assigned to him, from assisting the CFO in conducting financial analyses to assisting the CEO in training new employees. Mark is renowned for his flexibility and high intelligence; his impact on the company is indelible. Mark graduated from Isabela State University with a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology. After graduation, he worked as a Data Encoder at the Talavera Group of Companies for four years monitoring the broad range of data. An ethnic Filipino, Mark speaks English and Tagalog fluently.

Our Agents

Sonia Dhouib

Sonia, having amassed an impressive 18 years of experience in the luxury retail sector across Europe and the Middle East, has proven herself time and time again as a highly competent retail specialist. Her penchant for organization and her natural aptitude for closing large transactions make her a force to be reckoned with in Dubai’s luxury retail market. An ethnic Tunisian, Sonia is fluent in French, English, and Arabic

Sandra Zemaityte

Sandra, a well-rounded professional with a background in Law–is a polyglot, boasting an impressive arsenal of 5 languages. Over the course of her career, she has lived in 4 countries and has visited over 20, rendering her more than capable of interfacing with clients from all backgrounds and creeds

Christina Barnett

Born and raised in Kentucky, USA, Christina brings the culture of Southern Hospitality to Dubai. Christina earned her Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Morehead State University. She has over 17 years of international customer service experience, 6 of which were spent at the prestigious Emirates Airlines. Her natural charm, grit, and meticulousness has precipitated her meteoric rise in Dubai’s real estate market and has solidified her reputation as a top closer in her firm. Christina is knowledgeable in all facets of real estate and is more than capable of handling any kind of transaction thrown her way; whether it be navigating the way for first timers, scouring the market for a distressed deal, or closing a top luxury listing, you can bet on Christina making it happen.

Alkida Mani

Alkilda, with her characteristically soft and gentle demeanor, has defied the status quo and proven herself more than capable of excelling in a real estate market notorious for its harsh and disagreeable personalities.
An ethnic Albanian, Alkida is fluent in 5 languages, making her an immense asset to the company.
Her chiseled communication skills and desire to attend to all of the client’s needs were developed during her tenure at Emirates Airlines; these now constitute her skillset as an agent. Whatever the client’s needs, Alkida is guaranteed to impress and outperform expectations.

Reem Sahyoun

Reem graduated with a degree in Interior Architecture, sharpening the acuity of her innate Designer’s Eye. This, coupled with her other degree in Psychology, make her a potent force in Dubai’s real estate market. Creative, intelligent, and charming, few other agents are capable of skillfully navigating complex deals like Reem. Whatever your commercial real estate needs may be, Reem is the ready to meet the challenge. Ethnically Lebanese, she is fluent in French, English, and Arabic.