Algeria Construction Articles & Analysis

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Besides focusing on major construction projects aimed at modernising transport links and social infrastructure, a considerable part of Algeria’s recent spending drive has also been directed at enlarging the pool of affordable homes for the growing population.

Although momentum slowed following the global financial crisis that began in 2008, Algeria’s real estate market has remained buoyed by its strong fundamentals. Government-led investment is driving sector growth, not only in the more populated regions of the north, but also through expansion of developments across the country’s central and southern...

To what extent are motorway projects progressing?

The continuous process of upgrading existing infrastructure is helping Algeria to open up its economy as it diversifies activities away from hydrocarbons, and has delivered a boost to contractors and construction firms, particularly in the private sector. Overall, Algerian authorities are set to invest €222bn between 2009 and 2014, involving...

How has demand for office space in African economies evolved in recent years? What role is flexible space playing in new market dynamics?

Chapter | Construction & Real Estate from The Report: Algeria 2013

Major investments in a number of areas, such as transport, home construction and utilities provision are driving sector activity. The government is also planning a number of sector-specific initiatives, such as a plan to build 750 new hotels and create an additional 42 industrial zones throughout the country. Large-scale projects are attracting interest from both local and foreign firms. The real...