Hobart developer Ali Sultan has died, his family has confirmed.
- Ali Sultan was a prominent Hobart property developer and owner of Sultan Holdings
- He arrived in Australia from Lebanon in 1969, later opening a corner store in Claremont in Hobart and moving into fruit wholesaling, then property
- He has been remembered as a “kind man” who was willing to invest in Hobart when others would not
Mr Sultan migrated from Lebanon to Australia in 1969 and relocated to Hobart three years later with his Tasmanian wife.
He opened a corner store in Claremont and later moved to fruit wholesaling businesses, then carparks and accommodation developments.
His company, Sultan Holdings, claims to be the biggest private carpark owner-manager in Hobart.