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    OBG’s real estate market analysis includes detailed information about supply and demand in the residential, commercial and retail segments. We cover major development projects by local and international investors and examine changes in the regulatory framework and bank lending practices.
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Economic update | Le marché immobilier marocain porté par la demande dans le segment résidentiel

22 Apr 2015

Le ralentissement des prix de l’immobilier enregistré l’an dernier par le Maroc n’a eu que peu de répercussions sur le volume des transactions et le nombre total des ventes à travers le pays s’affiche à la hausse.

Articles & Analysis | Healthy demand: Measures are under way to support home ownership and boost the supply of housing from The Report: Saudi Arabia 2014.

 

Something of an anomaly in the region over the past decade, Saudi Arabia’s real estate market should present the best opportunity on the Arabian Peninsula in the coming years. It has the largest potential market in the GCC with abundant oil wealth and a growing and youthful population. But whereas its counterparts to the east have experienced...

Articles & Analysis | Room to rent: The office market is set to see a large increase in inventory from The Report: Saudi Arabia 2014.

 

With the Saudi economy growing strongly, residential property is not the only real estate asset expected to show potential in the coming years. The commercial office segment should also be driven by the same fundamental demand dynamics that are propelling other aspects of the industry forward.

Articles & Analysis | Strong assets: Property funds are growing in popularity from The Report: Saudi Arabia 2014.

 

As the real estate sector grows and investors look for more opportunities, real estate income funds and trusts are beginning to emerge. The investment environment is starting to develop as people look beyond shares as a way of growing capital. Equities are still the main vehicle for investment, with the stock market posting returns of 11% in...

Articles & Analysis | A new era: Mortgage legislation is set to transform the market from The Report: Saudi Arabia 2014.

 

Long awaited, and under discussion for more than a decade, a mortgage law, or rather set of laws, is set to be introduced in November 2014. It will usher in a profound shift in the sector that could help to channel the vast demand and purchasing potential of the Kingdom’s 30m citizens into the housing market. At present, only around 30% of...

Chapter | Real Estate from The Report: Saudi Arabia 2014.

Saudi Arabia’s real estate market should present the best opportunity on the Arabian Peninsula in the coming years. It has the largest potential market in the GCC with abundant oil wealth and a growing and youthful population. But whereas its counterparts to the east have experienced the highs and lows of a full boom-and-bust cycle, and the headlines that accompany this, the Kingdom has ticked...