Dori Segal is the Executive Vice Chair of Gazit Globe Ltd. (TSX: GZT), Israel’s largest real estate investment company. He is also the Executive Vice Chairman of First Capital Realty and serves as Vice Chairman of Equity One Inc.
Since 1993, Dori has been active in the acquisition, development, redevelopment and financing of shopping centres. He was mainly responsible for the purchase of Gazit’s initial portfolio in Canada, then played a key role in the acquisition of First Capital Realty Inc. in August 2000, and was its President and CEO until February 2015.
Gazit-Globe is one of the world’s leading multinational real estate companies engaged in the acquisition, development and management of income-producing properties. The company focuses on necessity-driven real estate, primarily supermarket-anchored shopping centers in urban growth markets with high barriers to entry and attractive demographic trends.
The Group operates in more than 20 countries, owns and manages 524 properties with a gross leasable area of over 70 million square feet, has a consolidated total asset value of about US$21.0 billion with total equity (including minority interests) of US$9.5 billion and a gross annualized income of about US$1.8 billion.