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Real estate sales climb 19 percent annually in March


According to National Bank of Kuwait (NBK), the real estate sales in the country jumped 19 percent annually in March, totaling to KD293mn.

URC, REA sign deal to promote opportunities for real estate professionals


United Real Estate Company (URC), a leading real estate developer in MENA region, headquartered in Kuwait, announced signing of deal with Real Estate Association (REA), a leading non-profit organization in Kuwait to promote learning and development opportunities for real estate professionals in Kuwait.

Kuwait real estate sales grows two-fold in November


The real estate sales in Kuwait has doubled, touching KD275.

Property sales in October takes a dip


The real estate sales in October totaled to KD219 million this year, marking a KD40million dip.

Tallest skyscraper Al-Hamra Tower unveiled


The Kuwaiti Emir, HH Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber yesterday unveiled the Al-Hamra Tower and its shopping mall in Sharq District in the centre of the capital.

Labour Ministry to temporarily suspend issuance of work permits


The Undersecretary of Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour in Kuwait, Mohammed Al-Kanderi said that beginning 15th December, the Ministry will stop issuance of work permits and transfers or will stop accepting applications from the government projects and sectors, which are excluded from deferment of transactions to pave way for annual inventory in all labour sectors.

Kuwait real estate market relays mixed indications


The real estate sector in Kuwait continues to send out mixed messages.

Markaz, KIA sign deal to manage National Real Estate Portfolio


Kuwait Financial Centre (Markaz) has signed deal with Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA) to manage part of its National Real Estate Portfolio which invests in the real estate market in Kuwait.

Souk Al-Kabir opened for private sector bidding


The technical body responsible for studying development projects and initiatives of the private sector invited bidding on management development, operation and maintenance of Souk Al-Kabir real estate.

Huge demand for apartment buildings


The growing cost of housing, coupled with harsh legislations, have driven several construction companies away from constructing private housing, as many are choosing to build residential apartment buildings that can be sold based on conditions set by the Bank of Savings and Credit.

Property transactions in Kuwait grows by 50 percent in Q1 2012


Real estate transactions in Kuwait have grown by nearly 50percent, year-on-year, in first quarter this year, says report by the Kuwait International Bank (KIB).

Total real estate sales in April highest in five years


Total value of real estate sales during last April topped KD412mn in Kuwait, the highest in five years, the National Bank of Kuwait (NBK), said in its report.

Housing units for expat labourers ready for handover this month


The housing units for expatriate labourers in Shadadiyyah and Subban are almost ready, and the projects will be handed over to the Finance Ministry this month, the Director for Expatriate Labour Housing Projects, Hayel Al Mutairi revealed last week.

Kuwait realty sales KD246mn in March year-on-year


Real estate sales totalled to KD246mn in March, year-on-year, said National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) in its report.

Al Mazaya flagship towers at Kuwait Business Town ready to rent


Al Mazaya Holding has recently announced that the two flagship towers, Mazaya 1 and Mazaya 2, located in the heart of Kuwait Business Town, are being offered for rent.

Realty sector shows improved momentum in early 2012


The momentum generated by strong recovery of Kuwait real estate sector in early 2012, will continue all through the year.

2012 to be a promising year for Kuwait real estate sector


Real estate sales activity picked up in January totalling to KD318mn, marking a 64percent growth year-on-year.

Kuwait reports a sluggish real estate market in early 2012


The real estate business in Kuwait has been drastically sluggish early this year, admits a real estate broker in Kuwait.

Property markets in GCC region to remain pressurized in 2012


With demand continuing to surpass supply, real estate prices in Saudi Arabia are continuing to grow, while all other property markets in the GCC region will continue to remain under pressure in 2012, due to challenging global conditions, claim industrial analysts.

Kuwait property sector gathers pace following summer slowdown


The sales transactions in Kuwait touched KD60mn in October this year, while 43.

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