Barwa takes part in Cityscape Qatar 2012
Barwa Real Estate Group, one of Qatar’s leading international real estate and investment groups is taking part in Cityscape Qatar 2012, Qatar’s premier international real estate and development event. The event is expected to take place from 23rd to 25th May 2012 at the Doha Exhibition Centre.
Cityscape events are renowned internationally as leading real estate exhibitions, which showcase worldwide property development opportunities and infrastructure projects, whilst attracting international investors, urban planners and designers through to government and regulatory officials.
Cityscape Qatar has already attracted a large number of high-profile participants and exhibitors, including industry leaders such as Barwa Real Estate Group, who is a Platinum sponsor of the event. At the exhibition, Barwa Real Estate Group is expected to showcase a number of its leading projects, which include Barwa Commercial Avenue, a QAR 7 billion mixed-use development; Barwa Al Baraha, the largest workers’ accommodation in the Gulf; and Barwa City, a 1.35 million square meter development, which is expected to launch on 20th May. The group is also expected to announce the launch of a highly anticipated new project, while offering a number of City Scape event exclusive project offers.
Running alongside the exhibition is the inaugural Qatar Real Estate Summit, one of the region’s most influential conferences, which provides the platform for insightful and strategic debate covering regional real estate investment, development and financing strategies. Barwa Real Estate Group’s CEO, Abdulla Abdulaziz Al Subaie is expected to deliver the keynote address on – Supporting Qatar’s 2011-2016 National Strategy through real estate development at the summit.
Al Subaie commented, “Barwa's very creation was a demonstration of the vision to build a modern country with a diversified economy for the benefit of future generations. Cityscape Qatar is the latest, but by no means the last, step towards achieving that vision.”
With an ever expanding portfolio of projects, Barwa Real Estate Group has built a solid track record of taking on major and complex domestic and international projects and completing them to the highest standards. Barwa's real estate portfolio currently includes iconic projects such as, the QAR 7 billion Barwa Commercial Avenue, a mixed-use development that runs along an 8.5km stretch of road; Barwa Al Sadd, a QAR 2.4 billion project that is considered one of Qatar’s major real estate developments, the project features three office towers, a five star hotel, a commercial center, three residential towers and ample parking spaces; Barwa Al Baraha, designed to be an integrated workers’ city, with facilities to accommodate 53,000 workers and employees, making it the largest workers’ accommodation in the Gulf; and Barwa Al Doha, a mixed-use development that covers an estimated built-up area of 324,000 square meters that is located on the intersection between Muntazah Street and Ahmed bin Mohamed Al Thani Street. Other local projects include, Barwa Village, Barwa Al Khor, Masaken Barwa and Barwa City.
Today, Barwa Real Estate Group has developed into a multinational diversified conglomerate with a multitude of real estate, infrastructure and business and financial service investments. The group currently operates across 13 countries, including the UK, Turkey, Egypt, France and Russia.
Barwa's foundations were laid on 15 November 2005, when it obtained its commercial license. The group's name derives from an important principle in Qatar's commercial heritage - the concept of a reliable and trustworthy agreement or contract. These values form the core of our corporate personality.
Since its establishment, Barwa has proven to be a dynamic and powerful contributor towards the development of Qatar. We seek to contribute to the government's over-arching development plan for Qatar as set out in the Qatar National Vision 2030 which has been launched and is being sponsored by His Highness Sheikh / Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani – The Emir.