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Did you know?
  • Doha’s expecting 41 hotel projects and 11,722 rooms in its hotel construction pipeline.
  • Doha is the third most active city in the Middle East and Africa when it comes to hotel construction.
  • Qatar is the GCC’s fastest-growing construction and infrastructure market, with more than $200 billion worth of projects by 2021.
  • QAR580.8 billion (US$160 billion) budgeted for 2022 FIFA World Cup.
  • The construction of eight stadiums for the Qatar world cup is underway. Millions of dollars of investment will be spent on designing and constructing commercial, retail, residential, hospitality and transportation to cater for the influx of tourists into Qatar.
  • Qatar plans to spend QAR 133.5 billion (US $36.6 billion) for the implementation of the metro rail network in Doha.
  • The first stage of the Doha metro project is currently under construction and is expected to be launched in 2019. The second phase of the project will be completed in 2026.
  • The Msheireb Downtown regeneration project will be completed in four phases. The majority of the construction work is completed through phases one to three and enabling works are currently taking place as part of stage four to accommodate Msheireb metro station - the largest metro station on the Doha metro network. The commercial retail and office space is primarily located in phases 1B - 3 and will be available for tenant fit- out and installations.
  • Construction has begun on Lusail stadium in Qatar, the sixth world cup stadium to be constructed. It will be entirely energy efficient and will hold 80,000 people.