Barwa Group is a leading Holding Company, investing in Real Estate, Business, Infrastructure and Financial Services, operating in 13 countries including KSA, Turkey, Egypt, and France.
Barwa's vision is to be "reliable real estate company recognized for its strong values, excellence and sustainable returns to its stakeholders".
Barwa’s projects & entities include Barwa Financial District, Barwa Commercial Avenue, Barwa Village, Barwa Al-Sadd, Al-Baraya, Qatar Project Management, Waseef Asset & Facility Management, Barwa Bank and Barwa New-Cairo.
Barwa’s international portfolio includes Guidance Hotels Investment Company, London-based Cavendish Capital, Kuwait-based AlImtiaz Investment Company, Barwa Gazprombank Russia Real Estate Fund and Turkey-based Ottoman.
Commercialbank has total assets of QR 69.9 billion as at 31 March 2012. As a full service commercial bank, the Bank offers a full range of corporate, retail, and investment banking services as well as owning and operating exclusive Diners Club franchises in Qatar and Oman. The Bank’s countrywide network includes 27 full service branches and 157 ATMs.
Profitable every year since incorporation in 1975, continual investment in technology and human capital, together with a strong capital base and underwriting capability, provides a solid foundation for continued growth.
A successful diversification strategy has expanded Commercialbank’s GCC footprint through strategic partnerships with associated banks, the National Bank of Oman (NBO) in Oman and United Arab Bank (UAB) in the UAE. NBO, the second largest bank in Oman with total assets of RO 2.4 billion as at 31 March 2012, has 67 branches in Oman, 3 branches in Egypt and 1 in Abu Dhabi. UAB is headquartered in Sharjah, with total assets of AED 11.6 billion as at 31 March 2012 and operates 14 branches in the UAE.
Commercialbank enjoys strong credit ratings of (A) from Fitch, (A1) from Moody’s and (A-) from Standard & Poor’s.
The Bank is listed on the Qatar Exchange and was the first Qatari bank to list its Global Depository Receipts (GDRs) as well as bonds on the London Stock Exchange. Additionally, Commercialbank’s Swiss Franc bond issuance in December 2010, listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange, is the first public bond issuance by a Qatari bank in Switzerland.
The Bank is dedicated to supporting Qatar’s community and social infrastructure through various Corporate Social Responsibility programmes and sponsorship of events such as the Commercialbank Qatar Masters Golf Tournament. www.cbq.com.qa
al khaliji is Qatar’s pioneer ‘next generation bank’ offering a full range of conventional banking products and services to premium, business, corporate and international customers in Qatar, UAE and France.
Headquartered in Doha, al khaliji is one of Qatar’s leading banks and a member of the Qatar Exchange Index since 2007, with QR 26.6 billion in total assets and QR 12.1 billion in customer deposits as of 31 March 2012
Visit www.alkhaliji.com and www.alkhaliji.fr to discover the latest ‘next generation bank’ news and information.
United Development Company is a leading Qatari shareholding company with a mission to identify and invest in long-term projects contributing to Qatar’s growth and providing good shareholder value. Established in 1999, the company was listed on the Qatar Exchange in June 2003.
UDC’s target areas of interest include: infrastructure, real estate, energy-intensive industries, hydrocarbon downstream manufacturing, maritime and environment-related businesses, urban development, utilities, hospitality, retail and fashion, information technology, media and communications, property management, insurance, security and other services.
The company continues to quest for excellence and progress by identifying and adding new investments and partnerships to its diversified portfolio of excellent businesses.
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Al Wa’ab City is one of the largest privately held real estate developments in Qatar. Stretching over 1.25 million m2 Al Wa’ab City consists of 2,000 residences, over 200,000 m2 of commercial space and over 100,000 m2 of retail space including a unique lifestyle destination, “Jawharat Al Wa’ab”. Al Wa’ab City will house 8,000 people, offering an enhanced, safe, well-maintained environment.
Stretching over 44,000 m2, Jawharat Al Wa'ab will offer an array of indoor and outdoor lifestyle experiences, featuring unique retail, leisure and entertainment propositions and a 200-room 5-star hotel. Jawharat Al Wa'ab, the all-weather lifestyle destination will deliver an unmatched 360-degree lifestyle experience to the people of Doha.
Mazaya Qatar Real Estate Development Company (QSC) was established as a Qatari shareholding company with a capital of QR 1 billion divided on 100 million shares with a nominal value of QR 10 per share. Seraj Al Baker is the company’s CEO. Mazaya Qatar offers a variety of services spanning development and related business in real estate.
The Company develops real estate in the Middle East; and offers project management and consulting, property valuation, real estate brokerage, assets and facilities management, marketing management, real estate portfolio and fund management, and real estate market research services. Mazaya Qatar’s mission is to provide high returns to shareholders with the most professional and successful systems in services for the business of real estate, combining global reach with local expertise.
Tourism Authority (QTA)’s role is to organize, enable, and supervise the tourism industry development in Qatar, as well as to represent and promote Qatar as a quality tourism destination for leisure, business, education, and sport. Qatar tourism authority gets actively involved in organizing events and promotions which positively reflect on the general image of Qatar as an evolving tourism destination.
Taking advantage of Qatar’s key location
Increasing the number of travelers coming to Qatar is the basis of Qatar tourism authority’s new strategy: to grow the tourism industry in Qatar by 20% in the next five years.
This will be delivered through a variety of methods including attracting travelers flying through Doha, thanks to the key location of Qatar, between Europe, Africa and Asia.
The Qatar national carrier currently operates a modern fleet of Airbus and Boeing aircraft from its Doha hub to more than 100 key business and leisure cities across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, South Asia, the Far East and North America.
An estimated 50 million passengers will come through the New Doha International Airport when it opens, with a capacity to handle 320,000 planes.
Qatar tourism authority is targeting 5% of these passengers to stay an extra 48 hours in the country beyond their initial scheduled stopover, totaling 2.5 million travelers.
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