Real Estate & Construction

16-02-2015
Al-Badia Cement, one of Syria’s largest cement producers, reported rising losses last year, partly because of theft and other security related problems.
26-01-2015
Around 17 thousand real estate transactions were recorded in Damascus last year, according to a Government official.
15-01-2015
Al-Badia Cement, the Syrian subsidiary of Italcementi, said that its factory had stopped production because of security concerns.
16-12-2014
The Real Estate Bank, a state-owned institution, is expected to provide all the funding for the infrastructure works in a controversial real estate project in Damascus.
17-11-2014
Starting November 24, a three-day trade fair focusing on reconstruction will be held in Damascus, although only local companies will be participating.
13-10-2014
Syria’s state-owned cement plants have witnessed another decline in their production level in the first six months of this year.
23-09-2014
UPDATED on September 23: Reports have emerged that ISIS has taken over a cement plant that represents the largest foreign investment in the country outside the oil sector.
14-07-2014
The Damascus Governorate is establishing a holding company to redevelop two informal areas located on the outskirts of the Syrian capital that were largely supportive of the uprising.
30-06-2014
Syria has extended a ban on the import of Portland cement for three more months.
23-06-2014
Al-Badia Cement said that operations at its plant located outside Damascus have resumed after a suspension of several weeks.
26-05-2014
A Syrian official has said that the Government was considering renting out the homes of absentee homeowners to internally displaced people, raising a wide debate among Syrians.
28-04-2014
The Syrian Government owes billions of pounds to building contractors, according to the head of the contractors union.
14-04-2014
The Syrian Government is pursuing its policy of price controls and has now set limits to the profit margins that can be generated in the cement supply chain.
17-02-2014
The cost of construction for housing units in Damascus more than doubled last year, according to estimates from a state entity.
20-01-2014
The government has announced that a gang forging property records worth billions of pounds in Aleppo has been arrested.

Events

The International Trade Exhibition for Rebuilding Syria
Damascus International Fairground
Assessing the Price of Imported Goods
Damascus Chamber of Commerce