Real Estate & Construction

17-10-2017
A government media has admitted that residents of the controversial Basatin Al-Razi area that were expelled have not been offered any alternative accommodation despite a legal obligation and formal commitments by officials to do so.
10-10-2017
Lafarge, the French building materials global company, reportedly paid various armed groups in Syria, including the Islamic State, in order to protect its factory located in the north of the country as it hoped to remain operating and benefit from reconstruction.
02-10-2017
Lebanon’s Fattouche Group, which is reportedly close to powerful Syrian regime figures, is set to establish a new cement manufacturing plant in Syria, as part of other projects, in what would be the largest private sector investment in the country in years.
26-09-2017
The Syrian Government’s drive to collect more revenues from its real estate properties has started to generate some results, government officials have said, as another source of revenues being considered is an increase in taxation on properties.
05-09-2017
The Syrian authorities have approved the latest version of a draft law that is supposed to enable the issuance of new property documents for those who have lost them, although the text worries many Syrians.
08-08-2017
One of Syria’s most powerful cronies has taken a key business interest in the most lucrative real estate developments in the Syrian capital.
05-06-2017
Based on initial data, the sale of Portland cement in Syria is likely to rise this year, indicating an increase in demand in the real estate market.
03-04-2017
The production of cement in Syria last year was stable, the first time it did not decline since 2011.
28-03-2017
The Syrian government is considering establishing a new body to oversee and manage all land and real estate assets it owns across the country in a bid to maximize the revenues it generates from them.
21-03-2017
An official from the Damascus Governorate has said that dozens of companies are interested in contributing to the Mazzeh District development, although the funding for the project is still not guaranteed.
14-03-2017
The Homs governorate is establishing a joint stock company to manage its assets, include real estate properties and minerals, that will likely seek private investors grab public assets and benefit disproportionately from the reconstruction of the city.
07-03-2017
Two powerful Syrian investors are establishing a company in joint-venture with state entities to bid for potential reconstruction contracts despite an apparent lack of funding.
24-01-2017
An investigation into cement manufacturing group Lafarge's Syria activities was opened by French prosecutors in October, AFP said.
17-01-2017
After the news of the destruction of the Jihar gas plant near Palmyra last week, another large state-owned economic asset is now reported to be requiring hundreds of millions of dollars to be repaired.
10-01-2017
The Syrian government is reportedly planning to impose across the country a law that effectively dispossessed many Damascus residents of their properties.

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