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Qatar land price surge threatens property profitability
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Qatar land price surge threatens property profitability

Sunday, 31 May 2015 5:23 PM

Experts say soaring land prices may make even high-margin luxury developments unprofitable to build

Qatar’s UDC to focus on finishing 60-tower Pearl development
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Qatar’s UDC to focus on finishing 60-tower Pearl development

Thursday, 28 May 2015 11:32 AM

Developers in the Gulf state are left with little option but to build high-end properties in their search for higher margins

Mitsubishi to build $3.2bn power, water plant in Qatar
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Mitsubishi to build $3.2bn power, water plant in Qatar

Monday, 25 May 2015 10:52 AM

The first stage set to be finished in 2017 ahead of full operation in 2018

Amnesty report says Qatar still failing migrant workers
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Amnesty report says Qatar still failing migrant workers

Thursday, 21 May 2015 2:39 PM

New report claims little is being done to improve conditiions; Qatar gov't says some allegations made by rights group are inaccurate

Exclusive: Qatar eyes underwater TV broadcast studio for FIFA World Cup 2022
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Exclusive: Qatar eyes underwater TV broadcast studio for FIFA World Cup 2022

Tuesday, 19 May 2015 9:41 AM

The ambitious $30m project could be underwritten by TV networks, a decision whether to green light it will be made in the next few months

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Revealed: Qatar's first water park residential tower
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Revealed: Qatar's first water park residential tower

Monday, 18 May 2015 2:09 PM

Developer unveils plan for tower with a multi-level water park at the base; says will be ‘most luxurious tower in Doha'

Politics & Economics»

Qatar promises improvements for World Cup workers

Thursday, 7 May 2015 12:47 PM

Qatar says it is building seven cities or work camps to house more than a quarter of a million migrant labourers. The move follows months of controversy over the country’s treatment of what are called ‘guest workers’ – particularly those who are in the country to prepare of the 2022 World Cup.

French prosecutor said to launch Qatar worker abuses probe
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French prosecutor said to launch Qatar worker abuses probe

Saturday, 2 May 2015 1:00 AM

Preliminary investigation has reportedly started into allegations that Vinci mistreated workers in Gulf state

Qatar unveils design for fifth 2022 World Cup stadium
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Qatar unveils design for fifth 2022 World Cup stadium

Sunday, 26 April 2015 1:54 PM

Al Rayyan Stadium will have capacity of 40,000; will host group, round-of-16 and quarter-final matches

Qatari, Thai firms ink deal for Anantara hotels in North Africa
Travel & Hospitality»

Qatari, Thai firms ink deal for Anantara hotels in North Africa

Friday, 24 April 2015 12:58 AM

Minor Hotel Group has announced a partnership with Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Co to build hotels

Qatar contractors could face fines for missing project deadlines
Construction»

Qatar contractors could face fines for missing project deadlines

Thursday, 23 April 2015 4:53 PM

Public works authority is reportedly mulling the introduction of a new enforcement system

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Cheap oil slows Saudi, UAE projects but Qatar, Kuwait rise
Construction»

Cheap oil slows Saudi, UAE projects but Qatar, Kuwait rise

Thursday, 23 April 2015 1:44 PM

New ADCB report reveals the mixed impact of low oil prices on development projects across the Gulf

Nearly 20% of Doha Metro tunnels have been excavated
Construction»

Nearly 20% of Doha Metro tunnels have been excavated

Tuesday, 21 April 2015 3:16 PM

Contractors have so far reportedly dug 18.5km of tunnels for the mega $36bn transportation project

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InPics: The 100 Most Powerful Arabs Under 40 - Business and Industry

Sunday, 19 April 2015 10:43 AM

Welcome to the 2015 Arabian Business Power List, our guide to the planet’s 100 most influential young Arabs

UAE's HLG wins $608m Qatar mega reservoirs deal
Construction»

UAE's HLG wins $608m Qatar mega reservoirs deal

Tuesday, 7 April 2015 5:08 PM

Habtoor Leighton Group says it has been awarded contract to build reservoirs and pumping stations


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