Posted on February 09, 2017

The Cityscape Qatar Conference 2017 will return to Doha on March 13th this year, running in conjunction with Cityscape Qatar 2017 bringing together senior industry leaders to meet, network and exchange knowledge. Qatar’s major hub for market developments and insights into the real estate market, Cityscape Qatar Conference helps real estate professionals gain access to the most up-to-date real estate investment and find new business opportunities.

Now in its sixth year, the Cityscape Qatar Conference 2017 will continue to promote thought leadership in the real estate market, by drawing together a number of influential figures and market specialists for a series of high level presentations and expert panel discussions.

Cityscape Qatar Conference 1 [].jpgHosted by DTZ Qatar’s General Manager, Edd Brookes, the event will take place in a dedicated conference room overlooking the Cityscape Qatar 2017, and will provide an insightful programme examining the main areas for growth and development in Qatar’s real estate market. Held over half a day, the event will feature a specialist-led and concise discussion to give attendees a competitive advantage to identify trends and upcoming opportunities for real estate investment in the Qatari market.

Building on the success of previous years, the Cityscape Qatar Conference 2017 will closely examine trends, such as the upcoming retail and commercial opportunities emerging alongside new major public works. The conference will also specifically highlight the long-term potential of the hospitality sector as demand for rooms increase across Qatar, with an insider perspective from luxury hotel operators that are looking into areas for expansion in the upcoming years.

In partnership with Cityscape Qatar 2017, DTZ Qatar will unveil an exclusive report with a market update for next year on significant trends and opportunities and lead the day’s discussions with topic-specific questions that will challenge the speakers on the most important themes for real estate investment in Qatar. Edd Brookes, General Manager, DTZ Qatar commented: “DTZ are delighted to partner up with Cityscape Qatar once again for the annual Conference. This Cityscape event is looking bigger than ever and with the completion of the metro just a couple of years away, as well as 2022 just around the corner, Cityscape will provide an ideal backdrop to some thought leadership, networking as well as catching up on the latest real estate news."

Key highlights that will be discussed during the conference will be around: Qatar Rail opening in 2017, Msheireb phase delivery in Q1 of year 2017, retail and commercial opportunities around the upcoming metro stations, new real estate sites to be developed in the newly conceptualized Qatari districts in addition to the hospitality requirements for the next few years opening up the market for sustainable growth in the sector.

Keynote speaker at the conference and Business Development Director of Manateq, Adel Waly commented: “Manateq is a catalyst for change, working to diversify Qatar’s economy through first-class infrastructure within our strategically located zones. Our special economic zones, industrial zones, logistic parks and warehousing parks can provide the perfect platform for a diversified economy. Whether through our partners in Qatar’s privates sector, or overseas investors, or our range of dedicated zones, we offer full client services including an easy set-up process and connectivity across GCC and global markets.”

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Keynote speakers will include Edd Brookes, General Manager, DTZ Qatar; Adel Waly, Business Development Director, Manateq; Christopher Franzen, Area Vice President for Qatar and the Sultanate of Oman - General Manager Grand Hyatt Doha Hotel and Villas; Grant Salter, Director and Head of Travel, Deloitte; and Hitesh Gandhi, Associate Director, HVS Dubai.

Now in its sixth year, Cityscape Qatar 2017 will be held from March 13-15, 2017 at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC), located in West Bay, right in the centre of Doha’s business district.  Cityscape Qatar 2017, which is expected to be the largest ever real estate event to be held in the country, is well positioned to build on the success of previous events and will include a three-day exhibition, learning and networking events, along with a number of landmark deals which are due to be struck throughout the upcoming event. To find out more about Cityscape Qatar 2017, please visit:

The Cityscape Qatar Conference 2017 is free to attend and by invitation only, early registration is recommended as spaces are limited. For further details, please visit: