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64,000 New Homes Planned for Al-Rashid City

By John Lee. Zawya reports that the Iraqi cabinet has asked the National Investment Commission (NIC) to go ahead with the huge Al-Rashid City project planned for Baghdad. The $10-billion development is to be carried out by Dubai’s Emaar Properties and Abu Dhabi’s Eagle Hills, and will include the building of “up to” (sic) 64,000 […]

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Iraqis Offer Turkish Firms $200m Project in Baghdad

By John Lee. Following a visit by the Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım (pictured) to Iraq last week, an Iraqi business delegation has come to Turkey and proposed a $200-million construction project in Baghdad to Turkish businessmen. Tevfik Öz, a member of the board of the Turkish-Iraqi Business Council, told Daily Sabah that the Iraqi […]

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IS Sells Properties Left by Kurds in Mosul

By John Lee. BasNews reports that the Islamic State group (IS, ISIS, ISIL, Daesh) is allegedly attempting to put residential buildings taken from civilians in Mosul on sale. A source told the news agency that IS confiscated “more than 126” (sic) houses left by Kurds and Christians in Mosul, and is now selling the houses […]

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“No Houses for the Arabs” in Kurdistan

This article was originally published by Niqash. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. No Houses for the Arabs: Iraqi Kurdish Council’s Controversial Ruling About Who Can, and Cannot, Buy Property Tensions between displaced Arabs in Iraqi Kurdistan and local Kurds are growing. Which […]

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The Real Estate Wreckers of Basra

This article was originally published by Niqash. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Real Estate Wreckers: While Ordinary Basra Families Suffer, A New Upper Class Profits Real estate prices in Basra are rising dramatically thanks to the oil industry, the province’s economic prowess […]

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Iraq Calls For Foreign Investment For New Housing

By John Lee. Iraq’s housing minister Mohammed al-Darraji says that the country is planning to spend $5bn on new housing units in the next 3 years, but that the required 2.5 million new units will not be complete on time to meet demand, Rebuilding Iraq reports. Currently there will only be 130,000 new units by next year, […]

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New Report on Erbil Property

Erbil’s IKG Property has issued its Q4 2013 Report which covers Erbil’s Industrial, Retail and Residential markets. The report gives an overview of each sector, explores the supply and demand dynamics and give a brief snapshot of the serviced apartment sector. Click here to download the report from our Reports section.

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