Real Estate & Construction

03-07-2018
Cement manufacturer Lafarge was charged last week by a French court with complicity in crimes against humanity, financing terrorists and endangering people’s lives, for allegedly paying millions to takfiri groups, including the Islamic State, to keep its factory in Syria open.
03-07-2018
The government has identified four suburbs of Damascus as potentially the first to fall within the rules of the controversial Law No. 10.
03-07-2018
The government is seeking investors to build a 3-million-ton cement plant in Aleppo after Iran refused to provide funding.
23-04-2018
Cement sales by state-owned companies declined in the first quarter of this year, according to official data.
17-04-2018
Damascus Cham Holding has announced the signing of a new joint-venture with private investors to invest in Marota City as well as having received a license to establish the country’s first mortgage finance company.
10-04-2018
Bashar Al-Assad has enacted a law that dispossesses many refugees and displaced Syrians from their homes and enables the regime to rebuild large parts of the country under its own terms.
27-03-2018
The Damascus governorate has approved the urban planning scheme for the second major area it plans to develop under Decree 66.
27-03-2018
Rami Makhlouf is now involved in the controversial Marota City real estate development in the Mazzeh District of Damascus.
20-02-2018
Sales of cement at Syria’s state-owned plants slightly decreased last year, according to preliminary data.
13-02-2018
Damascus Cham Holding is establishing a new joint venture with private investors to develop several properties in Marota City, the controversial large real estate project in the Syrian capital.
13-02-2018
Syrians ranked among the largest foreign investors in Lebanon’s real estate market last year, Lebanese data indicate.
06-02-2018
The demand for steel and cement in Syria is too low to justify any new investment in this sector, government officials have said.
30-01-2018
A Kuwaiti-based company has announced the purchase of a plot of land outside Damascus, in a very rare case of an investment by a Gulf company in Syria since 2011.
16-01-2018
The Syrian regime is planning to extend to all of Syria a law that enables the displacement of populations from informal housing areas under the pretext of building modern real estate development projects.
16-01-2018
Updated on February 02, 2018 (see bottom for details on updates): A new Syrian investor has signed an agreement to invest in the Basatin Al-Razi real estate area near Damascus.

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