Month: September 2017

Lebanon’s property market improving

After two years of house price falls, Lebanon’s property market is improving. House prices are now rising. Demand is also increasing gradually. This is a bit surprising given Lebanon´s timid economic growth, continued domestic political bickering and the ongoing war in neighboring Syria. During the year to end-Q3 2016, the average value of property transaction […]

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New Waves Shaping Commercial Real Estate

Shortly after major political breakthroughs materialized by the end of 2016, all eyes turned on the effects of these events on the future performance of the Lebanese real estate market. As one of the core sectors of the Lebanese economy, real estate and construction activities constituted a considerable 20% share of Lebanon’s nominal Gross Domestic […]

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Large-scale projects suggest more growth than expected

The confidence many developers have in the Lebanese real estate market is certainly not inspired by the numbers. On paper 2015 and 2016 look like the two worst years since 2007, yet this year and last have seen the launch of a handful of large-scale residential projects – one of which is the largest development […]

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