Cityscape Qatar Opens at Doha Exhibition and Convention Center

His Excellency Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim Al Thani, Minister of Economy and Commerce, to open Cityscape Qatar 2016

The fifth edition of Cityscape Qatar, held under the Patronage of His Excellency Abdullah Bin Nasser Bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of Interior for the State of Qatar, will be inaugurated today at 4PM by His Excellency Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim Al Thani, Minister of Economy and Commerce. Cityscape Qatar 2016 is taking place from April 26-28, 2016 at the newly opened Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC), Qatar.

Cityscape Qatar 2016 will officially open with the VIP Opening Ceremony which will involve His Excellency Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim Al Thani cutting the ribbon. This will be followed by a tour of the exhibition, where he will have the opportunity to see the latest real estate developments in the State of Qatar and wider region.

Running in parallel to Cityscape Qatar, the only international real estate development and investment event in the State of Qatar, will be two key content-rich events, including the Cityscape Qatar Market Overview which will feature an industry led panel discussion that will examine the role of real estate in achieving Qatar’s long term goals. Cityscape Qatar Talks, a series of free-to-attend seminars for industry professionals and those members of the wider public who are interested in learning the secrets of profitable real estate investment and understanding how to build a quality international property portfolio will also take place during the exhibition. The Cityscape Qatar Talks 2016 will provide attendees with insights on a number of wide ranging topics, including ‘International Property Investment’ as well as ‘Real Estate Valuation and Transactions Trends in the GCC Region’, and will place a particular focus on Qatar, the UAE, Turkey, the UK and US real estate sectors.

Cityscape Qatar 2016 is also pleased to confirm that it has witnessed a 10% growth, with the recent news that more than 90 exhibitors will be participating in this year’s event, showcasing both new and current projects, as well as exclusive deals which will only be available to visitors during the three day exhibition. Rounding off the lengthy list of exhibitors from local companies, including the event’s Platinum Sponsor Just Real Estate (JRE), who will also be launching at this year’s event and will be joined by Al Bandary Real Estate (Al Bandary), United Development Company (UDC), Ezdan Holding Group (Ezdan), Gold Bay Real Estate and John Taylor.

Ahmed Zakaria, Exhibition Director, speaking on behalf of Cityscape Qatar, said: “At Cityscape Qatar we remain committed to supporting and actively promoting the real estate sector in Qatar. I would like to take this opportunity to extend our gratitude and appreciation to both His Excellency Abdullah Bin Nasser Bin Khalifa Al-Thani and His Excellency Sheikh Ahmed bin
Jassim Al Thani and for their support in this year’s edition of Cityscape Qatar. As well as the support of our partners, sponsors, exhibitors, speakers and visitors, and we hope that we continue to build on the successes of previous years with an abundance of learning and networking opportunities and a number of landmark deals.”

There will be a number of key projects on display during Cityscape, with the exhibition placing a greater emphasis on residential properties, in order to meet Qatar’s growing population and provide appropriate housing solutions for companies and residents in Qatar. For residents looking to a rent a property closer to the heart of Doha, Al Bandary will be exhibiting Jumanah 2 located at Porto Arabia, The Pearl-Qatar. A new release from Al Bandary, the luxurious residential Jumanah 2 Tower boasts apartments with multiple eye-catching views, overlooking the Marina, and just a heartbeat away from restaurants and shopping districts. Jumanah 2 will provide the ultimate opulent and laidback lifestyle for its residents, combining the lush green areas of The Pearl with its close proximity to the Marina.

Meanwhile, Platinum Sponsor, JRE will be exhibiting their architecturally impressive tower, THE e18hteen. The luxury commercial office tower located at Marina Commercial District in Lusail City, will offer approximately 34 floors of office space and is positioned to attract both local businesses and international corporations alike.

On this occasion, Mr. Nasser Al Ansari, Chairman of Just Real Estate, said: “We are delighted to participate as a Platinum Sponsor at Cityscape Qatar, the leading Real Estate Exhibition in the region. This event will be the launching pad for JRE in the market, as it represents an exceptional platform to showcase our portfolio led by THE e18hteen at Lusail city. This is in addition to other fascinating projects that will be revealed during the exhibition to discerning visitors who seek attractive investment opportunities.”

“JRE is set to become a leading real estate marketing and sales arm for developers & investors in Qatar as well as the region, delivering unrivaled customer service through a committed and expert team with local and international industry insight. This will make us our customers’ partner of choice for delivering all industry related services like real estate development consultation, development and implementation of market strategies, sales & leasing and property management,” he added.

Cityscape Qatar 2016 will also feature exclusive deals and special offers for prospective buyers who are looking to buy a new home, rental property, holiday home or investment opportunity in Qatar and globally. A number of the exclusive offers include Ezdan’s Ezdan Palace Hotel located on Al Shamal Road, right across from Ezdan Mall, who will be giving visitors the unique opportunity to attend the Hotel’s grand opening. Moreover, TGP Invest (Turkey Property Platform) will be exhibiting its Luxury Residence Project, located in Istanbul, in a living area away from the bustle of the city with key highlights being the security measures as well as exclusive modern social facilities and activities. During Cityscape Qatar, TGP Invest will be offering potential investors up to 15% discount on cash sales or with a 35% down payment, offering a 5% discount and no interest.

Open daily from 1 PM to 10 PM, Cityscape Qatar is expected to draw a record level of visitors with thousands expected over the coming three days.