Author Archives: Tiziana Cauli

Embracing a more eco-friendly Lebanon

Building for the environment

Building for the environment

Energy efficiency and environmental preservation are still not among the first concerns of Lebanese real estate buyers when choosing their properties. Developers, though, are increasingly aware of the requirements they need to comply with to make their assets green. Only a few finished buildings are currently certified as green in Lebanon, but several more are

Waterfront City project launches in Dbayeh

Lebanon may be confronted with a challenging political and economic outlook, but this did not discourage two of the country’s biggest real estate developers from launching a joint venture for a business park in the outskirts of Beirut. Dubai-based property firm Majid Al Futtaim (MAF) and contractor Societé Joseph Khoury et Fils Holding unveiled their

It’s a first-time buyers’ market

Yaara and Tarek Kessouf are blissful newlyweds, full of excitement over their young marriage and the home they could afford to buy in the capital last year. They moved into their new 120 square meter (sqm) flat in the trendy Mar Mkhayel neighborhood in Achrafieh as soon as they got married last summer. The young