Abu Dhabi-based developer Al Maabar has said a $10bn deal that was announced three years ago to build thousands of homes in Iraq has not yet been finalised, The National has reported. "When you have [a] big deal like that, you need to make sure all the terms and conditions are in place," said Al […]
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The Iraqi government has decided to allocate $21 billion USD (25 trillion IQD) to implement the Rashid Housing project. AKnews reports that the preliminary negotiations with the UAE-based contractor, Maabar, are completed, and the final contract will be signed by the end of 2011. Rashid Barracks in Baghdad were used by the former Iraqi army […]
Dr Sami al Araji, the chairman of Iraq's National Investment Commission, has said that Abu Dhabi-based developers have closed deals worth $66bn [79 trillion Iraqi dinars] for housing projects in Iraq. The companies involved are Bloom Properties and Al Maabar. Bloom Properties' projects include a $30bn development in Karbala, and $15bn to provide 300,000 dwellings […]
CNN reports that work will soon begin on one of the biggest real-estate projects in post-Saddam Hussein Iraq, which some say is a sign things are looking up for the country's economy. Iraqi-Jordanian real estate company Amwaj International is behind the ambitious Baghdad development, called Baghdad Gates. The scheme will cost $238 million and will […]
"Iraq: the prize that outweighs all risks," was chosen as a title for a paper presented at a conference on doing business in Iraq that was held in Dubai recently. The situation in Iraq has changed a lot since the 2003 war.
After winning the contract from the Iraqi ministry of industry and minerals, MerchantBridge will spend US$200 million on renovating and operating the plant under a 15-year lease.
The city of Baghdad asked foreign companies on Thursday to sign up for a project to design and build 75,000 apartments, the first phase of a $10 billion plan to rebuild the Iraqi capital's sprawling Sadr City slum. The entire 56 sq km (22 sq mile) project, to be built over 10 years, includes 150,000 […]