Doha, Qatar: 13 May, 2015 – Cityscape Qatar ended its 2015 edition on a high after its three day exhibition and summit reaffirms that all real estate sectors are set for significant expansion in the coming years, particularly residential and retail, as Qatar continues to invest in large scale infrastructure and construction projects in the lead up to the 2022 World Cup and the Qatar National Vision 2030.
The show held on 11-13 May under the Patronage of H.E. Sheikh Abdullah Bin Nasser Bin Khalifa Al-Thani, the Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior for the State of Qatar, offered an unprecedented number of networking opportunities for the industry’s key local, regional and international players, which included United Development Company (UDC), United Developers, Al Bandary Real Estate, Dubai Properties and ASTAD Project Management.
One of the most high profile projects at this year’s event was UDC’s The Pearl, Qatar, spanning over four million square-metres of land, this world-class, mixed use urban development in Doha offers residents and visitors a complete lifestyle experience. “We are extremely pleased with the attendance throughout the three days and particularly with the impressive number of local, regional and international media covering this event,” said Roger Dagher, Director of Corporate Communications at UDC.
Mr. Dagher continued, “During Cityscape we had the chance to showcase The Pearl Qatar and highlight its positioning as a model, first-class mixed-use urban development in Qatar offering five-star services to a growing list of residents, retailers and visitors. The Island is at once a residential destination, a retail haven and a luxury resort attracting visitors from Qatar and abroad, and we are pleased to have the opportunity to share this message with investors and journalists visiting our stand.”
Among the other 85 exhibitors participating in Cityscape Qatar 2015 is ASTAD Project Management, the leading project management consultancy in Qatar which is currently managing some of the nation’s key projects across sectors such as National Museum of Qatar, the Qatar Economics Zone, The Qatar Foundation Health and Wellness Precinct, and the New Doha Tennis Stadium at Khalifa Tennis Complex.
Engineer Ali Al-Khalifa, CEO of ASTAD Project Management, said: “In these dynamic times, it is of the essence that we continue to foster and maintain connections with stakeholders across the industry. ASTAD manages some of the key infrastructural landmarks in Qatar in harmony with the objectives of the Qatar National Vision 2030 and it is essential for us to continually network with our counterparts to ensure the successful delivery of Qatar’s infrastructural legacy at large. Opportunities like Cityscape bring together industry leaders and provide the perfect setting for us to share knowledge, experiences and expertise as well as gauge pressing challenges that our business environment imposes on us.”
In addition, in line with the real estate sector’s rapid residential expansion, Al Bandary Real Estate had a number of its leading projects on display at Cityscape Qatar, including its new project, Jumana Two, a tower at The Pearl, Qatar. Maen Al Haj, Property and Real Estate Manager, commented during Cityscape Qatar: “Throughout Cityscape Qatar 2015, Al Bandary Real Estate has continued its intensive deals. The exhibition saw a huge turnout since it opened last Monday, and the opportunity was ours to showcase our latest projects to every visitor that visited our stand, as well as the exhibition in general. We are pleased to have participated in this year’s Cityscape Qatar, and are looking forward to participating in the upcoming editions of the exhibition.”
Deep Marwaha, Group Director of Cityscape, said: “Cityscape Qatar 2015 brought together key industry leaders and companies from around the region and the globe, to support the vision for real estate growth in Qatar to an international audience. We are delighted to confirm that the fourth edition of Cityscape Qatar was a resounding success and it is paramount that we continue to have exhibitions such as this one, as they offer a Middle East perspective on global real estate.”
To round out the three day event, Cityscape Qatar 2015 concluded with its Sector Series which featured in-depth discussions on: Social Infrastructure, Residential, Office, and Tourism and Hospitality.
Cityscape Qatar 2015, one of the Middle East’s leading real estate development and investment events, attracted more 85 exhibitors from over 20 countries, along with 8,000 visitors over the last three days. To find out more about Cityscape Qatar please visit: www.cityscapeqatar.com
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