Weekly property sale market dominated by building sale deals, says Ezdan Real Estate report

Weekly property sale market dominated by building sale deals, says Ezdan Real Estate report

Building sale deals comprise the chunk of total property sale market activity during the past week following 61 deals for the sale of buildings of various types, generating a total value of approximately QR339.6mn or 69.2% of the total value of sold properties in one week, the Ezdan Real Estate Repo

UDC launches construction works in Gewan Island with 15 mixed-use buildings, crystal walkway

UDC launches construction works in Gewan Island with 15 mixed-use buildings, crystal walkway

United Development Company (UDC) has held a ceremonial concrete pouring to announce the launch of construction works at Gewan Island, starting with Crystal Residence’s 15 mixed-use buildings ...

Tamuq, JTC sign pact for 3D printing of buildings

Tamuq, JTC sign pact for 3D printing of buildings

The advanced technology of 3D printing of buildings and infrastructure will be introduced in Qatar, thanks to a collaboration between Al Jaber Trading and Contracting (JTC) and Texas A&M University at Qatar (Tamuq) ...

Quake strikes north of Zagreb, damages buildings

Quake strikes north of Zagreb, damages buildings

A large earthquake struck north of the Croatian capital Zagreb on Sunday, GFZ German Research Center for Geosciences said ...

Four dead, buildings down as strongest tremor in decades rocks Albania

Four dead, buildings down as strongest tremor in decades rocks Albania

At least four people died after the most powerful earthquake to hit Albania in decades rocked the capital of Tirana and surrounding region early on Tuesday, causing several buildings to collapse and burying residents in the rubble.

Ministry issues 19 decisions for building demolition

Ministry issues 19 decisions for building demolition

The decisions were issued by the Building Demotion and Maintenance Committee at the ministry.

Nepal PM vows to speed up earthquake reconstruction

Nepal PM vows to speed up earthquake reconstruction

Nepal's Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli on Wednesday vowed to rebuild speed up reconstruction efforts during an event to mark the third anniversary of a devastating earthquake that killed 9,000 people.

Nod to draft law on property ownership by non-Qataris

Nod to draft law on property ownership by non-Qataris

Under the terms of the draft law, non-Qataris may own and use properties in Qatar “in accordance with conditions specified by a decision of the Cabinet."

Taiwan rescuers scour tilting buildings after quake kills 7

Taiwan rescuers scour tilting buildings after quake kills 7

Rescue workers pulled survivors and bodies from buildings tilting precariously in the Taiwanese city of Hualien on Wednesday after an overnight earthquake killed at least seven people and injured more than 250.

100,000 homeless, 30,000 buildings destroyed in Iran quake

100,000 homeless, 30,000 buildings destroyed in Iran quake

The western Iranian province of Kermanshah was hardest hit by the earthquake, which struck in a remote mountainous region of Iraq.

Twin suicide attacks hit Yemen security buildings

Twin suicide attacks hit Yemen security buildings

A high-ranking member of the security forces said an explosives-rigged car driven by an Al-Qaeda operative blew up outside the security headquarters in the central district of Khor Maksar in Aden.

Hopes fade in Mexico City quake rescue operations

Hopes fade in Mexico City quake rescue operations

Foreign teams from Japan, the US and elsewhere were working with dogs and hi-tech gear to try to detect signs of life under the rubble.