90% rise in building permits issued in July
Municipalities in Qatar issued a total of 729 building permits in July 2018, a rise of 90% over June, figures published by the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics showed. The monthly statistics showed 402 building completion certificates were registered in the same month, a general rise of 55% over the previous month. Al Wakrah came at the top of the municipalities where 202 permits for new buildings were issued followed by Rayyan municipality with 172 permits, Doha municipality (121) and Al Da’ayen (107). Analysis of the data showed that villas topped the list with 191 permits.