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Ezdan embarks on development of three new malls in Qatar

Ezdan has embarked on various commercial and residential real estate projects across Qatar, which is hoped to boost the company revenues this year.

Minister unveils five-year plan to develop Dukhan City

The Minister of Energy and Industry and Chairman and Managing Director of Qatar Petroleum (QP), H E Dr Mohammed bin Saleh Al Sada has announced a five-year plan to develop Dukhan City.

Qatar considered major tourism booster in the Arab World

Qatar is being considered as a major tourist nation of the Arab World, and it has been predicted that the tourism sector alone will grow by 13.

Insurance scheme mandatory for Residence Permits

According to latest draft Insurance Law finalized by the Supreme Council of Health (SCH), a mandatory insurance scheme, when fully implemented, towards end of 2014, will emphasize that no Residence Permit be granted to any expatriate unless the employer or sponsor subscribes to the insurance scheme.

Global Village 2012 unveiled in Qatar

Global Village 2012 was unveiled in Qatar on 19th March.

New entertainment complex for single workers in Doha to be unveiled soon

The work on the new commercial and entertainment complex in Industrial Area for single workers is nearing completion.

Barwa - Mowasalat tie-up to improve visitor turn out at Barwa Village

The Barwa Real Estate Company has entered into a tie-up with Mowasalat, aimed at extending better public amenities to the sprawling Barwa Village in Al Wakra.

Qatari Diar unveils The Art of Real Estate at MIPIM 2012

Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Company, an international leader in sustainable development, yesterday unveiled a new worldwide strategic brand platform Qatari Diar – The Art of Real Estate during the start of three-day MIPIM 2012 being held in Cannes, France.

Optimistic hiring scenario in the GCC

Several of the recruiters in the GCC have revealed an optimistic hiring scenario during the first half of this year, as per the latest survey.

Emirates to boost regional service with daily flights to Doha

Emirates airline has announced plans to strengthen its Middle East operations this year, by increasing daily services to Kuwait and Doha, beginning August this year.

Qatar ranked the wealthiest nation in the world

Qatar has been ranked as the wealthiest country in the world, based on a new list compiled by the prestigious US magazine Forbes.

Lagoona Mall opened to public

A luxury shopping centre, Lagoona Mall, has been unveiled at Dohas West Bay district last week.

Cost of living in Qatar stabilized by falling rentals

The cost of living in Qatar has increased only marginally last year, owing to constant decline in rentals, revealed an official data yesterday.

Qatar attracts majority of Gulf visitors in 2011

As per the latest statistics from the Qatar Tourism Authority, more than 50percent of visitors in Qatar hotels were from the Gulf region, last year.

New 12-screen multiplex to come up in the first Green Mall in Qatar

The Qatar Cinema and Film Distribution Company (QCFDC) has signed deal with Pin Point Holdings in Doha, to operate the 12-screen multiplex at Tawar Mall in Duhail area, the Gulf Times reported.

New Doha International Airport to get operational by 12th December 2012

The New Doha International Airport will get operational on 12th December 2012.

Leading retail art gallery brand in Middle East unveiled

The leading retail art gallery brand in the Middle East (G-1) overlooking La Croisette Marina has opened a store at The Pearl Qatar.

Doha finds a place among tallest skyscrapers list

The City of Doha became the fourth in the world, and second in the Middle East, among the list of skyscrapers completed in 2011, according to annual report released by the Chicago-based Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH).

Work on Doha Metro project to be completed on fast track basis

Work on Doha Metro project will be accelerated owing to Qatar’s bid to host the 2020 Olympics, said an executive at the company monitoring the $40bn Rail Network in Qatar.

New Doha International Airport Terminal to be ready by the year-end

The New Doha International Airport (NDIA) is likely to open towards the end of this year and the work is progressing as scheduled, a senior project official revealed.

InterContinental Residence Suites unveiled in Doha

The launch of InterContinental Residence Suites in Doha, this month, marks the hotel groups foray into residence suites, with short, medium and long-term living options.

Work on world's second largest tower halted in Daffna

Qatari Diar has halted works on a 550-meter tower in Daffna area in Qatar.

Qatar likely to grow into major financial hub

Qatar will shortly grow to be one of the most vibrant financial hubs in the GCC.

Doha apartment rentals to fall by 30percent soon

In the opinion of investors and experts, rentals in Doha are likely to decline by 30percent shortly.

Work on Single workers’ housing units to begin soon

The foundation stone will be laid this week for construction of 43,000 housing units by Barwa, for accommodation of single workers, revealed Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Turki al-Sobaei, Barwa Chief Executive Officer.

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