This chapter includes the following articles.
The Kuwaiti construction market saw a marked rebound in 2014, with the government moving forward with key developments in a number of sectors. The Public Authority for Housing and Welfare has a mandate to provide housing for 2.6m people by 2030. The country’s oil and gas sector was a major contributor to the country’s resurgence in construction projects, with oil and gas projects representing more than 60% of the $25.1bn awarded in 2014. Rising investment in real estate, meanwhile, is bolstering that sector, with the total value of transactions in 2014 increasing by nearly 40% on 2013 to reach $7.27bn.
This chapter contains an interview with Khaled Al Mashaan, Vice-Chairman and CEO, Alargan.