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May 10, 2021

Quarterly Report Qatar Q1 2021: Retail Market Overview

New demand for retail space remains low due to the ongoing lockdown measures Following the lifting of most COVID-related restrictions in Q4, the retail sector performed relatively well in Doha in the early months of 2021; however, following an increase in cases throughout March, it is anticipated that the government may re-introduce some restrictions in […] Continue reading

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May 10, 2021

Quarterly Report Qatar Q1 2021: Hospitality Market Overview

Occupancy rates continue to feel the effect of COVID-19 restrictions on travel Last year, Qatar’s tourism sector enjoyed a solid start to the year with a 33% increase in y/y performance in January and February; however, the industry was significantly damaged by the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in March. A 73% decline in visitor […] Continue reading

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May 10, 2021

Quarterly Report Qatar Q1 2021: Residential Market Overview

Individual serviced residential land plots dominate sales activity Residential sales continue to dominate the real estate market in Q1. Vacant land plots accounting for 53% of sales activity, while private residences account for 40% of transactions. Recent amendments to real estate ownership laws have boosted residential investment sales, particularly in Lusail, with freehold interests in […] Continue reading

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May 10, 2021

Quarterly Report Qatar Q1 2021: Office Market Overview

Lusail’s establishes itself as the destination of choice for office occupiers The lack of international travel has hampered new demand for office space in Doha since March 2020. Furthermore, uncertainty about future global demand for office space has increased due to the adoption of technologies allowing people to work from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. […] Continue reading

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February 21, 2021

Quarterly Report Qatar Q4 2020: Retail Market Overview

Retailers benefit from the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions towards year-end Retailers benefitted from the full re-opening of retail malls in Q4 following six months of restrictions. While social distancing and other safety measures remained in place, footfall increased significantly towards the end of the year. Demand for retail space in Qatar is dominated by food […] Continue reading

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February 21, 2021

Quarterly Report Qatar Q4 2020: Hospitality Market Overview

The COVID-19 pandemic hits occupancy rates and revenues for 2022 According to National Tourism Council Statistics, the supply of hotel keys increased to 28,249, by September 2020, a 5% increase in 12 months. More than 20,000 additional hotel keys are currently under construction and will complete before the FIFA World Cup in 2022. The COVID-19 […] Continue reading

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