We need a representative that focuses on District 10, and fights for the needs of the district as a first priority. We together can improve our district's needs by provided excellent constituent services. We need a representative who's working in the district and not in Washington, DC. Khalid has seen great success in Orlando and Orange County, and now he wants to give back.
Born in Pakistan, but raised in the United Kingdom, Khalid Muneer, founder, and owner of Jupiter Properties inc, has successfully built a real estate brokerage firm from one employee to 27 with an emphasis on service and an international staff capable of servicing a culturally diverse customer base. Having lived in nine different countries, Muneer, who previously owned a service station and a dry cleaning business, acquired the skill set needed to excel in today’s rapidly changing and ultra-competitive real estate industry.
“I grew up in London,” he said. “After college, I went to work for a London based International bank and had multiple postings overseas. I spent time in Egypt, Dubai, France, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, Seychelles, Italy and many other places. I spent 17 years in international banking before moving to Florida in 1991 to raise my family. We had relatives in Palm Coast, so that’s where we initially ended up.
Muneer starting a real estate brokerage company in 2002 while the housing market was primed for growth. Initially, the firm concentrated on Flagler and Volusia County. However, after the real estate market crashed in 2008, the company diversified to cover a wider geographic area and expanded into commercial real estate. As a result, the office was moved to Orlando in 2009.
The city of Orlando has many incredible resources for helping small business owners. Organizations like the National Entrepreneur Center offer small businesses help with HR, raising capital and getting access to the many resources available from county and city programs. Muneer grew his business by taking advantage of these resources and by building meaningful relationships through networking events and serving in leadership roles including President of the Asian American Chamber of Commerce CFL.
Today, Jupiter Properties has 27 agents covering Flagler County, Volusia County and several Central Florida Counties. Collectively, the agents represent 15 different countries including Egypt, Argentina, Columbia, China, Vietnam, Philippines, India, Uganda, Lebanon, Morocco and Pakistan. They speak 14 different languages including Portuguese, Spanish, Tagalog, Gujarati, Swahili, Mandarin, French and Arabic. They truly are an international company with the ability to cater to every type of client.
Muneer prides himself on the fact that they’re so international that they're better able to communicate and relate with people from all over the World. He also places a big emphasis on his realtors joining organizations like chambers of commerce, government ceremonies and attending networking events. On a personal level, Muneer is actively involved with several organizations and this is why he rose up to announce his candidacy for the U.S. House of Representatives in Florida 10.