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Ever since oil was discovered in Qatar in the 1940s this formerly economically weak fishing & pearling region has gone from strength to strength economically and currently boasts an economy & standard of living at par with most of the contemporary nations.

Positioned in the Arabian Peninsular and bordering Saudi Arabia to the South, the Emirate is otherwise bounded by the Persian Gulf and is self-governing and has been so since the early 1970’s. It does not form part of the United Arab Emirates and has not become part of Saudi Arabia.

Qatar is the hottest buzz word in up-and-coming property markets and savoir-faire investors are looking UP to the region to offer has been affording the world in recent years more of the incredible opportunities Dubai. Global confidence in Dubai Market has strengthened the fledgling investment property market in Qatar, resulting in the property market boom in Qatar.

The Pearl Qatar is one of the most remarkable and imposing developments. This man made island development is estimated to cost around $2.5 billion and is by far the largest property development being undertaken in Qatar. The second phase of the development was released in March 2005 to much anticipation. The Pearl Project post completion will form a 4-million sqm island home to around 30,000 people in an array of luxury and stunningly designed villas, town houses and apartments.

The Pearl will also feature hotels, restaurants, shops and boutiques as well as a 700 berth international yachting hub and the first homes are due for completion in 2007.

The consequence of this development should not be ignored, it will lift the profile of the Emirate, significantly improve and boost tourism numbers, the appeal of this location will become known globally and as a result the aspiration for freehold property in Qatar will strengthen which will lead to an ever escalation of the property market.

Looking to the Middle East region for the latest property hotspots or interested in diversifying your investment portfolio? If yes then it may well be time to consider the up-and-coming property market in Qatar.

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Cityscape Qatar 2018 to conclude tomorrow


The seventh edition of Cityscape Qatar exhibition 2018 at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre will end tomorrow.

Cityscape Qatar 2017 set to open doors on 13th March


The sixth edition of the largest real estate development and investment exhibition in Qatar, ‘Cityscape Qatar 2017’ will be held from 13th to 15th March at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre (DECC), under the patronage of Prime Minister and Interior Minister, HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani.

New law in real estate registration and ownership is underway


A new law which regulates real estate registration and ownership is underway in Qatar.

Marina Mall project at Lusail to be ready within next three years


The new marina mall project that is coming up in new Lusail City, located 23kms north of Doha, may cost 20 percent less than its earlier estimate of QR 1billion, a recent report said.

Property market records a gloomy start to the year


There was a lull in the otherwise vibrant real estate sector this year, as owners held on their properties due to weakening demand and reduced prices, a real estate market expert said.

Real estate transactions in Qatar hit an all-time high in 2015


The value of real estate transactions were an all-time high in Qatar this year, and touched QR56.

UDC announces special incentives for Giardino Villa project investors


Qatar-based United Development Company (UDC) has announced special incentives for all investors who purchase plots in bulk at the Giardino Villas project, located in proximity to its flagship island development, Pearl Qatar.

Qatar - largest investor in global real estate sector


Qatar is the largest investor from Middle East into the global real estate sector last year.

Discounts announced for sale of Giardino villa plots


The Qatari master developer of The Pearl Qatar has announced plans to sell 56 villa plots for residential development in Giardino Villas, one of the most prestigious and upcoming villa precincts on the island.

UDC announces auctioning of luxury townhouses


The United Development Company (UDC) a leading master developer has announced plans to auction nine luxury townhouses at Qanat Quartier, the Venice-like mixed use community located at The Pearl Qatar, Doha.

Final draft on sponsorship law underway


The final draft of sponsorship law will be ready by the year-end, with more reforms in labour practices in the country in pipeline, announced a government statement yesterday.

Increased infrastructure projects may shoot up construction costs


The cost of construction materials in Qatar is likely to surge, as the Qatar intensifies infrastructure building and completion of other building projects ahead of the 2022 World Cup, say industry experts.

High land prices in Qatar lessen profitability


The land prices in Qatar are extremely high, and 10 times that of developed markets.

United Developers showcase QR5bn development at Cityscape Qatar


The United Developers have showcased their QR5billion development Place Vendome, at the recently held Cityscape Qatar exhibition in Doha.

Rental forecast for residential and commercial properties in Doha


House rentals in Doha may continue to rise in the next one to two months, despite the decline in oil prices, said DTZ, real estate consultancy.

Cityscape Qatar 2015 to unveil galore of investment opportunities


One of the leading real estate development and investment events, Cityscape Qatar 2015, will be unveiled on 11th May, under the patronage of Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, at the Doha Exhibition Centre.

Contract awarded for building the Qatar World Cup Stadium


Leading UK-based architecture firm, Foster and Partners, has bagged the contract to build the Qatar stadium that would host the final of FIFA 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

Qatar property sector ranked as most promising market to invest


Qatar has strengthened its position as one of the leading property markets for investors, as the growth in the sector is likely to continue further, supported by its strong economy.

Qatar moves closer to hosting Formula One Grand Prix


Qatar will soon sign the contract to host Formula One Grand Prix in the next two years, said the President of Motor Sport Federation.

Qatar issues new and tough construction specifications


A new set of construction specifications has been issued in Qatar, and it will get effective three months after publication in the official gazette.


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