Real Estate & Construction

14-12-2015
The full text in Arabic of the law on Urban Planning and Construction issued on December 08, 2015.
23-11-2015
Syrian homeowners seeking to rebuild their destroyed property will be exempted from the building license fee following a Law passed today, although many will not benefit from the measure.
23-11-2015
The full text in Arabic of the law exempting homeowners from the building license fee issued on November 23, 2015.
16-11-2015
A new law regulating rents in Syria will ensure an increase in income for the government and a ban on eviction for civil servants and soldiers.
13-11-2015
The full text in Arabic of the law on Rents issued on November 11, 2015.
09-11-2015
In the first nine months of the year, the volume of cement produced by Syria’s state-owned plants declined by a fifth on an annual basis.
26-10-2015
The Syrian Government has allowed foreign engineering consultancies to bid for Government contracts.
21-09-2015
The PYD, which manages the now semi-autonomous northeastern parts of Syria, has issued a law confiscating the properties of residents who left the region, a measure that will mainly impact Christians.
07-09-2015
The municipality of Homs has approved the master plan for the reconstruction of the Baba Amro neighbourhood, a symbolic centre of Syria’s uprising until it was crushed by regime forces in 2012.
17-08-2015
An influential Islamic scholar has issued a fatwa banning the sale of Syrian land to Iranian nationals.
17-08-2015
Some 1.1 million informal housing units were built across Syria in the last four years, according to an industry analyst.
27-07-2015
The Damascus Governorate has formally approved the establishment of the holding company that will manage its assets, transferring potentially billions to private sector companies.
06-07-2015
The production of Portland cement by Syria’s state-owned plants declined in the first half of this year, according to official data.
22-06-2015
The Syrian government is accelerating the destruction and expropriation of two large districts of Damascus known for their support of the opposition and expelling the inhabitants still living there.
01-06-2015
The engineers union in Hama is granting free construction licenses to the families of the soldiers who died fighting with the Syrian army as a means of compensating them for their losses.

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