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May 29, 2016

Q1 2016 Qatar Market Report: Hospitality Market Overview

Based on official figures released by the Qatar Tourism Authority the supply of hotel accommodation in Qatar at the beginning of 2016 reached approximately 20,700 keys between hotels and hotel apartments. This reflects a 30% increase in supply of rooms … Continue reading

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May 22, 2016

Q1 2016 Qatar Market Report: Residential Market Overview

The supply of residential real estate in Qatar struggled to meet demand between 2011 and 2015 as the population during that period increased from 1.7 million to 2.4 million. The shortage of available accommodation created upward pressure on rents in … Continue reading

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May 15, 2016

Q1 2016 Qatar Market Report: Office Market Overview

Following a sustained period of increasing occupancy rates in the prime office district of West Bay, the past 6 months has witnessed a reversal of this trend. The availability rates had dropped to below 10% by 2014, which was largely … Continue reading

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May 10, 2016

Q1 2016 Qatar Market Report: Economic Overview

Despite substantial government expenditure in recent years to help reduce the reliance on the hydrocarbon sector, and the recent fall in oil prices, the hydrocarbon sector still accounted for approximately 32% of total GDP in Q4 of 2015. The price … Continue reading

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