Posted on May 19, 2013

Under the Patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jabor Al Thani, Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Qatar’s leading real estate exhibition, Cityscape will be taking place from 27th to 29th May 2013 at the Doha Exhibition Centre. Cityscape Qatar will showcase an immense range of property development opportunities and infrastructure projects to investors and key industry professionals from around the globe. 

Cityscape Qatar is a perfect opportunity for real estate developers to engage with different stakeholders, as the government embarks on ambitious real estate, construction and infrastructure projects. Aiming to diversify from a hydrocarbon-based economy, Qatar’s National Vision for 2030 and its successful bid to host the FIFA World Cup 2022, is set to transform the economic, cultural and physical landscape of the country. Plans are well underway for major infrastructural developments including the Qatar Rail project, Hotels and state-of-the art stadiums that will deliver vast investment and growth in transportation, residential and commercial real estate, and build new establishments for sporting and leisure activities in Qatar.

“Cityscape is the world’s leading real estate exhibition. Cityscape Qatar is an unparalleled power-networking event where exhibitors and attendees will be part of the most important gathering of real estate leaders in Doha to ensure their brand and projects are seen by influential stakeholders. Building on last year’s success, Cityscape Qatar 2013 will bring together key industry leaders and companies from around the globe allowing participants to see first-hand Qatar’s future and the opportunities arising from 2022 FIFA World Cup and its ambitious plans as it diversifies from a hydrocarbon-based economy to a knowledge economy,” said Deep Marwaha, Group Director, Informa Exhibition.

Cityscape Qatar will bring together regional and international investors, asset managers and financiers; architects, urban planners and designers; real estate developers, stadium designers and professional service providers; government and regulatory officials and senior executives involved in the design and construction of public and private real estate developments.

Cityscape Qatar 2013 has already confirmed a number of leading Qatari-based sponsors and supporters; these include Platinum Sponsor Qatari Diar, whose spokesman said: “Our mission is to promote a better quality of life for the people of Qatar and around the world by creating distinguished developments on a grand scale, incorporating best practice industry standards. Sponsoring Cityscape Qatar is a part of our quest for excellence and progress,”

Silver Sponsor QD-CPC, spokesperson also commented, “As a newly established company, sponsoring Cityscape Qatar is a great opportunity for us to engage with key industry leaders and companies from around the globe to enhance and support the vision for real estate growth to an international audience, highlighting iconic architecture, revolutionary developments and unparalleled investment opportunities,”

This year’s exhibition will showcase nearly 100 exhibitors and over 7,000 professionals and investors from around the world that are keen to support the exponential growth planned under Qatar’s National Vision for 2030. It already has drawn several prestigious exhibitors both local and International showcasing a wide range of projects and developments from countries such as Bahrain, Egypt, Kuwait, Oman, Portugal, Turkey, UAE and UK. Ezdan Holding Group is preparing for the inauguration of 10 villages in Qatar, which will bring to the market about 5,000 residential units, and is also gearing up for the inauguration of three state-of-the-art malls across Doha as well as a distinguished hotel. Al Bandary Real Estate announced the launch of four new residential and commercial projects in Doha that will feature world class leisure facilities and provide an integrated environment for the development of entrepreneurship and innovation.

Cityscape Qatar will serve as a forum for participants to gain expert-level insight into the potential for growth opportunities of their businesses in the country, presented directly from leading speakers in the industry both during the exhibition and at the Qatar Real Estate Summit held alongside the exhibition. Delegates and visitors get to participate in the Qatar Real Estate Summit, the first and only learning and networking event in Qatar real estate market.

In addition, the winners of the inaugural Cityscape Awards for Real Estate in Qatar will be announced. These will reward industry professionals and companies that have shown outstanding real estate developments for both completed and planned projects in the country. 

The Cityscape Qatar is jointly organized by Informa Exhibitions and Events. Informa is the largest organizer of events worldwide, with more than 8000 employees working in nearly 150 offices in more than 40 countries. Cityscape events worldwide have a reputation for being crucial to successful country development Programmes and participants have the opportunity to hear from the most sought after speakers in the industry as the range of expert conferences and panel discussions that surround the main exhibition.

There are still opportunities to join the exhibitors list and ensure your business is able to understand the emerging and available opportunities in Qatar, and to make you’re your business is seen and heard at this crucial event and stay ahead of the competition. Visit for more information.