Real estate

Qnbn to install high-speed fiber optics in Msheireb Downtown

by  — 22 January 2013

Msheireb Properties, Qatar’s leading sustainable developer, has signed an agreement recently with Qatar National Broadband Network (Qnbn) to deliver a next-generation high-speed communications network to the world’s first sustainable downtown regeneration project, Msheireb Downtown Doha. read more ›

Qatar first passivhaus experiment is expected to be completed in February 2013.

Qatar’s first Passivhaus experiment

by  — 11 January 2013

The Edge spoke with Dr. Alex Amato, head of sustainability at Qatar Green Building Council about the concept behind Qatar’s first passivhaus. read more ›


Developing upscale projects in Qatar’s real estate sector

by  — 9 January 2013

Muhibullah Mani, chief operating officer of Alfardan Properties discusses with Erika Widén how Alfardan Properties develops innovative projects.  read more ›

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2013 real estate market outlook

by  — 8 January 2013

Qatar’s real estate market displayed stability throughout 2012, but what will 2013 bring?  read more ›

Villaggio fire

Has Qatar learned its lesson post-Villaggio?

by  — 17 December 2012

Never in Qatar's history has a fire raised so much concern. Erika Widén examines how the tragic Villaggio mall blaze that killed 13 young children in May 2012 has led authorities and businesses to review their emergency and safety measures, and asks whether anything has really changed.  read more ›


Is the Qatari backed Shard an Icon or an Eyesore?

by  — 9 October 2012

As Qatar's investments have grown larger, so has the controversy surrounding some of its actions. And with its largest investment to date - at least in terms of reputation - Doha must once again tread a fine line between diversifying wealth and maintaining relations. read more ›

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Qatar’s Impending Rail Revolution

by  — 13 September 2012

In coming years Qatar and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) are entering a golden age of railway development that will change the face of the region. The work will be tough, the timetable demanding, but the result should put local businesses – with Doha weeks from a QR30 billion multi-contract announcement – on the right track. read more ›

Impression of ministerial and VIP terminal at New Doha International Airport

Ready for take off, New Doha International Airport

by  — 30 August 2012

The New Doha International Airport, with construction investment of more than QR64 billion, is set to open its doors by the second half of 2013. Martin Rivers examines Doha's vision to become the busiest transit hub in the world once the airport is completed in 2015 - and the country's high demand for the deluxe private jet industry. read more ›

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Ibrahim Jaidah, Qatar’s Leading Architect

by  — 14 August 2012

Ibrahim Jaidah’'s resume as one of Qatar’s foremost construction industry professionals, if not the leader in his field in the country, is impressive. Graduating in 1988, Jaidah worked in Qatar’s municipal ministry before he acquired Arab Engineering Bureau (AEB) in 1990.  read more ›

Consumer prices in Qatar have been slowly rising but exponentially rising in recent months, but the Qatar government maintains that the newly formed High-Level Committee on Prices will contain monopolistic price pressures.

Is Qatar risking a property bubble?

by  — 9 August 2012

Simon Watkins investigates whether, as some feel, Doha is on the verge of a rise in inflation that could see the cost of living here become unattainable for all but the most very rich. read more ›


8-9 Sep Future Interiors Qatar

Sharq Village and Spa

15-17 Sep Global Refining Technology Forum

Grand Hyatt Doha

14-17 Sep Marine Coastal Engineering Summit

Intercontinental Doha

17-18 Sep Waste Management and Recycling Summit

Intercontinental Doha

21-23 Sep ITS & Road Safety Qatar Forum

The Ritz Carlton Doha

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