Confidence in property market as investors & developers descend upon Doha
Confidence in the property market is on the up as Doha prepares to host thousands of local and global real estate developers and investors when Cityscape Qatar opens tomorrow.
Running from the 22nd until the 25th April at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre (DECC), under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Abdulla Bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, the 7th edition of Cityscape Qatar will further drive confidence in the real estate sector as local and international developers promote the latest property offerings.
This year’s show boasts a lineup of up to 50 exhibitors across more than 9,000 sqm of exhibition space, and will bring together heavyweight industry stakeholders from Qatar and abroad including Turkey, Georgia, Cyprus, U.S., Pakistan, and the UK.
For homebuyers and investors, the four-day exhibition will provide an opportunity to network, gain valuable market insight, and take advantage of exclusive deals, special offers and payment plans on the show floor.
Faariss Khalil, Exhibition Manager at Cityscape Qatar, said visitors attending the show over the next few days will get an exclusive look into dynamic projects shaping the country.
“Cityscape Qatar will give investors, developers and real estate professionals the opportunity to gain insight into the country’s evolving real estate market through a wide range of projects. Undoubtedly, the show has built up much demand through its appeal to all sectors of the real estate industry and is set to deliver a dynamic and profitable environment for all visitors,” he said.
Leading local developers at this year’s show include Ezdan, ASTAD, Cityscape Qatar’s Strategic Project Management Partner, and Mirage Properties. They will be joined by first time exhibitors Qatar Rail, KATARA Hospitality, UDC, Place Vendome, Msheireb Properties, Just Real Estate, Qatari Diar and QNB; and international exhibitors Istihale, and Iyimaya Muhendislik Insaat AS from Turkey, Richland Consultants Inc from the U.S., and real estate companies from Georgia, Cyprus and Pakistan.
Alongside a host of projects to be showcased at the exhibition is the Cityscape Qatar Conference, hosted by DTZ Qatar, which is expected to welcome over two hundred delegates.
Edd Brookes, General Manager of DTZ and this year’s Conference Chairman commented: “We are thrilled to have Cityscape 2018 extended to four days while hosting some of leading real estate companies from Qatar and abroad. This year’s Cityscape is set to be a cracker of an event offering real insight into the property world of Qatar.”
A Qatari market overview is one of the highly-anticipated topics on the agenda, while the Conference’s panel discussions take an in-depth look at inbound and outbound investment opportunities, delve into smart and sustainable buildings, and offer updates on the hospitality sector.
Cityscape Qatar Talks runs parallel to the exhibition, and includes a stellar programme with experts from across the real estate sector. Taking place on the show floor, Cityscape Talks provides a free-to-attend platform offering a wide choice of presentations, covering a range of themes and offers visitors the opportunity to network and make informed investment decisions.
Some of the topics include: Definition of the Terms of Reference of the Real Estate Brokerage Department delivered by Khalid Hassan Al Mehshadi of the Ministry of Justice; Investment Hotspot Analysis – Which Location Works Best for you; A to Z about the London Property Market; Luxury Lifestyle Development in Turkey and Income Producing Investment.
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Lamias Finanos, Marketing Manager of Just Real Estate said they will showcase new local and international residential properties. “Our focus for Cityscape 2018 will be on the launch of Baywalk, on The Pearl, Qatar. Furthermore, we are extremely pleased to be showcasing our prestigious THE e18hteen commercial building (winner of the 2018 best commercial high rise in Qatar) in Lusail City. Additionally, we will also be showcasing some of our exciting international properties, including Buyukyali in Turkey, and innovative new development in one of the world’s most cosmopolitan cities.”
Adding to this, Faariss Khalil, Exhibition Manager for Cityscape Qatar said: “We are thrilled to have regional, international and local exhibitors showcasing their properties at Cityscape 2018. Our event will ensure that there will be ample networking opportunities, sales offers and an in-depth overview into the property market of Qatar.”
Meanwhile, running in parallel to Cityscape Qatar 2018 will be the Cityscape Qatar Conference hosted on 22 April by DTZ Qatar’s General Manager, Edd Brookes; along with the free-to-attend seminars; Cityscape Qatar Talks, taking place on the exhibition floor from 23 – 25 April. Designed for both industry professionals and private investors alike, these events will provide regional and international participants with the opportunity to network face-to-face, discuss issues of joint interest and create joint venture partnerships, which have all proven successful in the past.
Cityscape Qatar 2018, which is expected to be the largest ever real estate event held in the country, is well-positioned to build on the success of previous events and will include a four-day exhibition, learning and networking features, along with exclusive offers from various exhibitors which are due to be struck throughout the upcoming event.
To find out more about Cityscape Qatar 2018, please visit:www.cityscapeqatar.com.
About Cityscape Qatar
Cityscape, the world’s leading real estate event portfolio for emerging markets, debuted in the State of Qatar in 2012. The annual event features an exhibition and numerous learning and networking features designed to stimulate the development of Qatar’s real estate industry.
Cityscape Qatar presents an unparalleled line up of opportunities for the local and regional real estate community, as the event allows delegates and visitors to engage in a dynamic environment that gives insight into the future of Qatari and Middle East real estate.
The exhibition showcases infrastructure development projects through Qatar’s National Vision 2030.
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