Cityscape Qatar 2017 Wraps up with Record Attendees

Qatar’s Premier Real Estate Exhibition Ends with Major Deals, Remarkable Investment Projects Unveiled and a 10% Increase in the number of Visitors in the first twoDays of the Exhibition.

Doha, Qatar: March 15, 2017 - Cityscape Qatar 2017, the leading real estate and investment exhibition in the State of Qatar, wraps up its 6th edition, under the patronage of His Excellency, Sheikh Abdullah Bin Nasser Bin Khalifa Al Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior for the State of Qatar, today, Wednesday 15th Marchat the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC) with over 8000 attendees confirmed within the first two days of the exhibition.

Qatar’s profile as a leading investor in global real estate projects has driven a record level of participation of both local and international exhibitors at Cityscape Qatar 2017. Held over the course of 3 days, the show featured over 85 world’s leading real estate companies exhibiting from 25 countries including; Qatar, U.K., Turkey, Pakistan, U.A.E, Italy and Azerbaijan;and witnessed landmark deals and a number of new projects unveiled for the first time.

Qatar’s leading real estate company, Retaj, featured major investment and marketing projects in Qatarat the exhibition including Retaj Energy Building in Lusail City; Mesaimeer Hotel Apartments; Khadizah two-star hotel properties; luxury residential apartments in LusailCity; and Alwaab hotel in Al Sadd. Furthermore, Retaj displayed three new hotels to open soon in Qatar with Retaj Al Rawda, Retaj Msheireb, and its “jewel”, the Retaj Salwa Resort and Vichy Spa.International projects were on displayas well including 5 star hotel apartments at the Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE; Retaj Al Nahda Tower, a residential and commercial property in Sharjah, UAE; and Tara residential projects in Khartoum offering apartments, villas and lands for sale.

One of the top real estate companies in Qatar, Ibhar, has launched at the exhibition several international investment projects in UK, UAE, Egypt and Turkey with a guaranteed return on investment. 

Commenting on their participation, Dr. Moyasser Saddiq, Chairman, Ibhar for Exhibitions and Conferences said: “Ibhar Real Estate currently manages 33 properties in Qatar, as well as many international investment properties in UK, Greece, Spain, UAE and Egypt. We believe that any investment decision needs to be made after thorough research to guarantee the safety of the investor and his return on investment; and this is where we excel at providing.”

Etqan Real Estate Co, a private real estate investment company showcased some of the biggest undeveloped plots in Saudi Arabia including Ghadeer plot and Burj plot located on King Fahad road in addition to their largest shopping mall developments with Riyadh Gallery, Azizia Mall and Tawaren Centre for offices and showrooms.

Commenting on their participation, Etqan said: “We are pleased to see that visitors have increased by 10% for the first two days of the exhibition fromthe previous edition; which demonstrates the huge success that Cityscape has achievedin its platform not only in Qatar but across the globe.”

Ahmed Zakaria, Exhibition Director, speaking on behalf of Cityscape, said: “Our aim is to deliver a high quality show across both the content of our conference as well as the high caliber of our partners and exhibitors, and to ensure we always offer an exhibition that is well attended.This year I am very happy to confirm that we have delivered this once again.”

“It is important to offer a diverse range of projects and information on the real estate sector in order to make sure it is appealing to a wide range of people, and this has been evident this year with our packed out conference, as well as the balanced mix of local and international projects and companies on display,” Mr. Zakaria concluded. 

This year’s event was an increasingly international affair with properties on showcase from Cyprus, Italy, Turkey, US, Qatar, the UAE and the UK. 

As the State of Qatar continues to invest in large scale infrastructure and construction projects in the lead up to the Qatar National Vision 2030, this year’s successful edition showcases the robust status of the real estate sector in Qatar as recovery in oil prices is expected to stimulate economic growth and lead to a recovery in residential real estate demand compared to year 2016.Continued growth in real estate is also expected over the coming years leading up to the world cup in 2022.

To find out more about Cityscape Qatar 2017, please visit: www.cityscapeqatar.com 


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Notes to the Editor: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. ###For all media enquiries, please contact Serah Mary by emailing serah.mary@qanect.com or calling +974 33491162 or Ghina Chaaban by emailing ghina.chaaban@qanect.com or calling +974 3345 0008.