A mix of 1,700 apartments and villas were added in Qatar in the second quarter (Q2) of this year, bringing the total stock to 294,700 units as of June-end, according to research and consultancy firm ValuStrat.
A city official said 111 fines had been issued for an average of around 12,000 against people improperly renting out a secondary residence.
Landlords in Doha are making offers such as reduced monthly rents and 'rent-free' facility for certain months during the contract period.
Indian police on Wednesday arrested the owner of several apartments in a four-storey building that collapsed in Mumbai killing 17 people, an official said, adding the cause of the disaster was likely unauthorised renovation.
Special economic zone provider and developer Manateq and five Qatari property developers signed a QR488.5mn deal for the construction of hotels and hotel apartment complexes inside the Ras Bufontas Special Economic Zone.
Real estate developer Ezdan Holding Group is on course to launch its QR4.5bn Ezdan Oasis project in Al Wukair, a residential-cum-commercial development.