Paul Husband is the founder of Husband Retail Consulting and co-author of the book “The Cult of The Luxury Brand”.
Based in Hong Kong since 1985, Paul is a specialist in the Asian retail real estate market and has planned and leased over 60 retail projects in the region.
Paul began his career with Swire Properties in 1988 as head of marketing for Pacific Place before launching Husband Retail Consulting in 1998.
Husband Retail Consulting provides planning, marketing and leasing services to retail centre developers and owners in Asia and has worked in almost every Asian country. Recent projects and clients include planning and leasing of Shanghai Disney Resort’s Shanghai Village, Galaxy Macau, the world’s largest integrated resort and the forthcoming YOMA Landmark in Yangon, Myanmar.
The company has been retail consultant to HongKong Land and its flagship Landmark retail centre in Hong Kong since 1998 and planned and leased India’s first luxury retail centre; DLF Emporio in New Delhi.
The company has also acted as retail consultant to London’s Covent Garden since 2006 and in 2015 extended its operations to the Middle East, where it has worked for DIFC, Dubai Design District and recently completed planning of The Island Dubai for wasl Real Estate Company.