Tag Archives | Emaar

Downtown Erbil “a Milestone” for Kurdistan

Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani kicked off the nearly-$3-billion “Downtown Erbil” project on Sunday, calling the venture that is estimated to create 35,000 jobs and transform the face of the Kurdish capital, “a milestone for the Kurdistan Region.” “This project will be a source of pride and a source of income for thousands of families,” Barzani […]

Emaar, Faruk to Build $2bn Resort at Dukan

By John Lee. Dubai-based Emaar Properties is expected to sign a contract worth over $2 billion with Kurdish company Faruk Group Holding to develop a resort in Sulaymaniyah. Herish Muharam Muhamad, chairman of Kurdistan Investment Board (KIB), said the Dukan tourist city project will include hotels, restaurants, residential areas, cinemas and casinos. Emaar last year signed […]

Emaar “in talks” on $3bn Kurdish Resort

Dubai-based Emaar Properties and Kurdish firm Farouq Holdings [Farouk] are reported to be in talks with the Kurdistan Regional Government about developing a new $3bn resort in Sulaimaniya governate. Zawya reports that the KRG has approved the Dukan tourist city project, and that work could start within six months. The director-general of the Kurdistan Investment […]

New Contract Signed for Free Zone in Baghdad

By John Lee. The General Commission for Iraqi Free Zones (IFZ) has signed a contract to establish a special zone for commercial activities in accordance with the Free Zones law number 3 of 1998, reports to Aswat al-Iraq. IFZ director Saleh Saleh al-Qeissi [Sabah Saleh al-Qaisi] said: “The IFZ signed an investment contract with the Eaamar […]