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Cityscape property show set to make Kuwait debut

Organisers of real estate exhibition reveal plans to expand to another Gulf country in December

Cityscape property show set to make Kuwait debut
UAE Vice President and Prime Minster and Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum pictured at the recent Cityscape held at Dubai World Trade Centre

The Cityscape real estate show will makes its debut in Kuwait, building on its success in neighbouring Gulf countries, it has been announced.

Cityscape Kuwait is scheduled to run on December 7-9 at Kuwait International Fairgrounds, with organisers expecting more than 5,000 visitors.

The exhibition and conference is the latest from the world renowned Cityscape portfolio of events and set to be the largest real estate event ever to be held in Kuwait, a statement said.

Organised by Informa Exhibitions and Maksab Project Management, and extending over an area of 7000 sq m, the exhibition will provide participants with the opportunity to network, seek out investment opportunities and create joint venture partnerships, the statement added.

"It brings together investors, developers, architects and designers, governmental authorities, key decision makers and senior real estate executives involved in the design and construction of both public and private real estate developments," organisers said.

Deep Marwaha, group director of Informa, said: "Cityscape is committed to producing market-leading events that support development, help bring industry transparency and encourage collaboration. With the confirmed support from the local real estate community including developers, regulatory bodies, as well as international players, I am sure Cityscape Kuwait will quickly become a permanent fixture for the regional real estate and investment community."

Among the exhibitors participating at Cityscape Kuwait 2014 will be Al Mazay Holding Co, National Real Estate Company, Wafra Real Estate, and United Real Estate Company

Ibrahim Al Saqa'abi, CEO of Al Mazaya Holding Co, said: "Al Mazaya is keen to participate in key industry exhibitions such as Cityscape to consolidate its position in the real estate market as well as in the activities and services of multiple similar real estate projects in all sectors including residential, commercial, health and logistics."

Running in parallel with the main exhibition, the Kuwait Real Estate Summit will take place on December 7-8.

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Kevin Quinn 5 years ago

Well a. Big difference in kuwait as an expat we can't buy property cause the government does not want the expats owning a part of the country as its kuwait for Kuwaitis
But like everything here they want our skills but give us nothing back
That's why we take all we can out of the country as an employee or via our companies charging the government excissive rates for jobs