Growth in FDI inflow expected after Qatar expands land areas for foreign ownership, says Build Your House 2021 expo organiser

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflow into the residential real estate market is expected to increase in pace after Qatar allowed foreigners to own real estate properties, the organiser of Build Your House 2021 exhibition has said.

This growth is expected as the law regulating the ownership and use of real estate by non-Qataris entered into force after the issuance of Cabinet Resolution No 28 of 2020, specifying 25 areas in which non-Qataris may own and benefit from real estate, said Rawad Sleem, general manager of NeXTfairs.
Sleem said the Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Interior recently launched an office for non-Qatari real estate ownership in The Pearl to provide real estate ownership and utilisation services through one window for investors.
The office enables the beneficiaries to obtain the title deed in less than an hour; it also provides, through an automated system developed by the two ministries, the

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