The Face Behind Tevfik Arif, Co-Founder Bayrock Group

The Face Behind Tevfik Arif, Co-Founder Bayrock Group

Tevfik Arif, a 65-year-old business guru of Turkish origin, is a graduate of the University of Moscow. He was born in the old Soviet Union and served in the same government. He is an international relations expert, and his value in the economy of the Soviet Union will not go unnoticed.

He served in the Ministry of Commerce for a whopping 17 years. In his tenure, Tevfik Arif Doyen improved the hotel industry regarding service delivery and export of services. The revolution came at a time when the economy of the Soviet Union was striving to rise from the expensive 2nd world war.

Many have tried to fit in the shoes of Tevfik Arif Doyen in vain. In his kindness and willingness to see others rise, he reveals the aspects of his life and the principles that have seen him grow to where he stands today.

 1) He Is A Great Decision Maker

It takes an attentive ear to learn that Tevfik Arif Doyen takes a position in matters. In his submission, he believes that the most challenging situation in entrepreneurship is making decisions that do not favor you. However, he insists that a cooperate leader should decide in whatever the circumstance; good or bad.

A significant decision that made Tevfik what he is today is the founding of Akytyubinsk Chromium Chemicals Plant (ACCP) in 1991. The industry is not for the faint-hearted, but Tevfik Arif took the unimaginable step. He took full control of the industry and through it, ripple business effects were evident.

Bayrock Company, which Tevfik Co-Founded, is proof that cooperates leadership needs strategic decisions. The growth of Bayrock and ACCP earned him the opportunity to partner with Donald Trump (current president of the US) to establish the SoHo and Trump International Hotel.

 2) He Is Industrious

While working at the Trans World Group, a company dealing with metal production and refineries, his fellow employees described Tevfik Arif Doyen as one man who was able to turn the most difficult situations to the most profitable. That ability alone transformed Trans World Group into the most successful and fast-growing metal company in the US.

Through his hard work, he has become one of the wealthiest business people with high net worth. He works to see to it all his projects are very successful. His hard work and the ability to turn troubles to profits have brought him the title of a tycoon.

3) His Close Association With Business Mogul

The turnaround in his businesses inclines on the people he has partnered with. Not because he had too much in his wallet but because of the viable business ideas he had and their space in the economy. The partnership and the cycle of friends will tell you how strategic and choosy Tevfik Arif Doyen is.

He has become a business tycoon through his influencers. Tevfik Arif of Bayrock has partnered with the most successful people who have elevated him both financially and exposure to people. He is known for making Bayrock the most successful venture in the real estate. People have resources and his association with the right people, successful people, has made him a business tycoon.


 4) His Ability To Understand Risks And Rewards

Tevfik Arif Doyen started his own company called the Specialty Chemicals Trading Company.  The company dealt with rare metals and chemicals. He took the risk to venture into the business, but he understood the reward you would get. He also made a chance in starting Bayrock having evaluated the kind of awards he would gather on the project.

He is not afraid of taking risks, which is associated with great prizes. Every profitable business has very high chances, and if you shy away from the dangers, then you will not be near to making it as Arif Tevfik Doyen has. Arif is a business tycoon because of his ability to venture into risky, but most profitable ventures. His businesses are all successful and very risky making him an outstanding business personnel in the world.

 5) Ability To Dominate

Arif was born into a family of four, he is not the eldest, but he is the most successful businessman in the family. He can dominate making him superior in his business conducts. Tevfik Arif acquired control over ACCP which Arif used to gain a lot of money.

To become a business tycoon, you need to dominate over your other businesses. Be outstanding in the market for better profits. On moving to Trump towers, he made a business proposal with Donald Trump’s Company. He was able to dominate, and he pulled a very successful deal with Trump through his Bayrock Group.

 6) He Is Consistent

In the world of the most logical business people, count Tevfik Arif Doyen as stands out personality. He has been in the industry for over 40 years and achieved a lot through his ability to be consistent. Him becoming a business tycoon is highly attributed to him being very consistent.

Through all his business ventures and all his previous employment, Tevfik Arif Doyen has always embraced this value. He does not leave a project until it is very successful and has made a considerable amount of profits. He is the person to start an idea and see it through its vision until it bears fruits.

 7) Great Service Provider

Attracting clients and maintaining them are two different aspects of a business. It takes a high quality of service and value to customers to be able to increase the clientele base. Arif is a great service provider, and that has pulled loyalty and love from his clients. If you have a large pool of consumers who like what you are offering, then there is no doubt you have touched their satisfaction.

Through all his businesses Tevfik Arif Doyen gets positive customer feedback. His great service provider has made not only very rich but also exposed to the market globally which has impacted his business positively. His efficient services have enabled him to interact and come into partnership with the most significant people in the industry. It has boosted him undoubtedly as he can get more magnificent deals with his customers, and also it has enabled him to give service to people with the highest social status.

His ability to master the customers’ language, and understand how to handle his clients is the leading factor for him being a business tycoon.

Tevfik Arif is successful in his business due to his nature of doing things. He has all the aspects of being a prominent business person and has adequately embraced them. He has been able to dominate the business world especially, leaving a considerable mark in the real estate investment that can hardly be filled by any other business person.

Tevfik Arif

Tofik Arifov (Russian: Тофик Арифов; born May 1953), also known as Tevfik Arif, is a Soviet-born Turkish real estate developer and investor. He is the founder of the Bayrock Group, a real estate development and investment company known for its business with Donald Trump. Bayrock and Trump were partners on the troubled Trump SoHo and the Trump International Hotel and Tower in Fort Lauderdale, which was sold after it defaulted.

Early life and career

Tevfik Arif was born Tofik Arifov in a Turkish family in Dshambul, Kazakh Soviet Socialist Republic.[2][5] He received an international relations degree from a Moscow university.[2] Prior to the dissolution of the Soviet Union, Arif worked for the USSR’s Ministry of Commerce and Trade for 17 years. He served as the deputy director of its Department of Hotel Management.[6] Arif resigned from the ministry in 1991 and founded Speciality Chemicals Trading Company, an export-import business trading in rare metals, chrome, and raw materials.[2][7] He then worked as an “agent on the ground” in Kazakhstan for Trans World Group, a natural resources company run by David and Simon Reuben.

Arif moved to Turkey in 1993. He had owned the Turkish jewellery business Alset Dis Ticaret since 1979.[2] In 1999, Arif partnered with the Rixos hotel chain to open the Labada luxury hotel in Antalya, Turkey.

Following the independence of Kazakhstan, Arif and his brother secured ownership of ACCP, a chromium plant in Aktobe that had headquarters in the British Virgin Islands.[5] The brothers developed ties to the “Kazakh Trio” — Alexander Mashkevitch, Patokh Chodiev, and Alijan Ibragimov. They later established offshore real estate companies to fund high-end developments in Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, and Turkey.