French Romance

May 2003 – Leading Estates of the World, by Pamela Kelsey AS THE GATES OPEN in Holmby Hills, a solitary vision of fairy tale splendor greets you. Seldom in real life does one encounter such beauty, such pure perfection—even in the glamour capital of conspicuous consumption surrounding Rodeo Drive. When renowned architect Richard Landry was […]

Carolwood Estate Featured on RobbReport.com

April 2003 – Robb Report Yolanda Hadid is not a design professional, but she is no stranger to the world of interiors. Her husband, Mohamed Hadid, has developed more than 15 Ritz-Carlton hotels with his company Hadid Development, and the couple travels regularly to Europe to shop for antiques and accessories. (Click image to enlarge) […]

The Big Moneymen of Palestine, Inc.

July 1989 – Fortune A real estate deveoper based in Washington, Mohamed Hadid traces his roots to Daher al-Omar Alziadani, The Bedouin tribesman who used a scimitar to carve Palestine–however briefly–from the Ottoman Empire in the 18th century. Born in Nazareth during the 1948 cold war, Hadid grew up in Damascus and Beirut, where his […]