Dr. Johan J.H. Beth
Advisor to H.E. the Minister
Ministry of Housing Bahrain
09:30 Panel: Developing a framework: Creating a comprehensive strategy to meet Middle Eastern housing requirements
This session will discuss policies and plans to ensure long-term stability and economic competitiveness in the Middle Eastern housing sector. Experts will discuss how to create a comprehensive strategy to meet long-term housing requirements delving into the rate at which housing needs to be constructed and examining the role of private sector developers in delivering this demand.
An exclusive insight into Bahrain’s social and affordable housing programme. This session discusses PPP approaches, financing of social and affordable housing, sustainability and partnerships amongst others that make this a successful programme.
Private developers traditionally focus on the upper luxury residential market across the Middle East. This panel will discuss effective approaches such as the ‘Inclusionary Zoning Approach’ to encourage the private sector to develop more middle-income housing.