Barwa showcases eight leading projects at Cityscape Global 2012

Press release
Published October 2nd, 2012 - 09:59 GMT

Barwa Real Estate Group, Qatar’s leading international real estate and investment company is showcasing eight of its key local and international projects at Cityscape Global 2012. 

Cityscape Global 2012 is a premier international real estate and development event, which serves as a platform for insightful and strategic debate covering real estate market trends, investment, development and financing.

Barwa Real Estate Group’s Chairman, Hitmi Ali Khalifa Al Hitmisaid, "Barwa Real Estate Group takes pride in its innovative outlook towards real estate and property development. Cityscape Global 2012 provides an effective platform to showcase our Qatar-based and overseas projects, while exchanging expertise with fellow industry leaders.”

As a strategic sponsor of the event, Barwa’s exhibition display is showcasing a variety of presentations and models from some of the group’s leading local and international projects.

Qatar-based projects being highlighted during the event include, Barwa Commercial Avenue – a unique QR 7 billion multi-use project which extends over more than 8.5 kilometers and offers a mix of modern commercial complexes, showrooms, offices and high-quality apartments; Barwa Al Sadd –  is considered one of Qatar’s largest real estate developments and features three office towers, a five-star hotel, a retail centre, three apartment buildings and extensive parking facilities; Barwa Al-Baraha on the other hand is designed to serve as an integrated workers’ city that will accommodate 53,000 workers and employees, making it the GCC’s largest workers’ accommodation. With an investment volume of QAR 2 billion, the project is expected to include a hotel, entertainment centre, mall, laundry, health centre, mosque, Islamic centre, police station, civil defence centre, fire-control centre, sports facilities, shops, restaurants, offices and ample public spaces.

Other key Qatari projects include, Barwa City, a project which benefits from a first class modern infrastructure and services, such as, one of the first centralised gas networks in Qatar, a district cooling system, international schools, nurseries, retail outlets, mosques, restaurants and a variety of recreational facilities; Barwa Village is yet another impressive project, which was completed in 2010 and consists of 18 low-rise commercial and residential complexes that offer 918 shops and over 400 apartments. One of Barwa’s latest projects is Lusail Golf Residential – a unique development which is designed to offer a mix of residential units, sports amenities which include a golf course, golf club and tennis facilities, a retail village, a boutique hotel, and community facilities such as schools, mosques, and health clinics.

Furthermore, Barwa Real Estate Group is also showcasing two impressive international projects during Cityscape Global 2012, these include, Barwa New Cairo – the group’s largest real estate development to-date and one of the region’s largest and most challenging projects. The project is considered a natural extension to Egypt’s capital and is expected to accommodate approximately 39,000 residential units, schools, hospitals, mosques, parks, shopping complexes and health facilities. Additionally, Barwa Real Estate Group’s Ottoman Projects is an upcoming luxury residential and hotel development in Istanbul, Turkey. The project is expected to include a 5 star hotel, hotel apartments and condominiums which will provide guests with a contemporary setting along Istanbul’s famous Marmara shores.

Barwa Real Estate Group currently operates across 13 countries, including the United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Egypt, France and Russia.

Background Information


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.

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