Author Archives: Marianne Mirabeau

Student housing: A booming market or a bad investment?

Student housing: A booming market or a bad investment?

With an increasing number of foreign and local students in Lebanon, real estate developers have tapped into a new market. Private student dorms, hostels, hotels and furnished apartments ranging from the five-star to the budget are opening on an almost monthly basis, ready to cater to the ever-widening range of needs and demands of the

Down but not out

There was a time, in the late 90s, when Lebanese basketball could do no wrong. Lebanese teams – brimming with home-grown talent and the odd high-profile import – beat everyone in sight, games were shown on prime-time TV and crowds of enthusiastic fans blocked streets for hours, celebrating victory after victory. Lebanon appeared to have

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