This new report, “Saudi Arabia Housing Sector Outlook to 2017”, is an outcome of extensive research and thorough analysis of key industry trends. This study finds that the Kingdom is witnessing huge developments in the housing construction industry, due to increase in the expatriate population along with domestic population and rapidly declining household size. Moreover, the majority of the Kingdom's population does not have their own houses and live in rented houses. This is creating huge demand for housing units in the Kingdom.
This report provides forecasts for new housing unit demand potential in the kingdom till 2017. During the study, the authors observed that affordable housing is in high demand in the Kingdom, owing to a lack of affordability for many of Saudi Arabia's people. Thus, the real-estate developers have started focusing on affordable housing segment.
The report also provides a detailed overview of the housing sector in Saudi Arabia. It presents insight on housing units by tenure, administrative area, construction material, and type. In addition, industry trends & developments, and future residential projects are also discussed in the report, which will drive the growth in housing industry in the Kingdom.
The authors have also analyzed several industry verticals such as IDC and Fit-outs, furniture, cement and steel. The authors have included forecast till 2017 on these verticals, which will help industry and its related players to get the complete hawk-eye view of the industry.
Furthermore, the report provides profiling of the major players including Makkah Construction and Development Company, Red Sea Housing Services, Arriyadh Development Co., Dar Al Arkan Real Estate Development Co. and Saudi Real Estate Company (Al Akaria) which will help clients to gain insights on the overall business and recent activities of these players. Overall, the report presents optimum information and a balanced research outlook on the potentials of the Saudi Arabia housing sector.
2. Research Methodology
3. Key Trends and Developments
3.1 Economic Growth Enabling Huge Investments in Housing
3.2 Rising Population Expanding the Demand for Housing
3.3 Shrinking Household Size Driving Household Demand
3.4 Green Building Housing Market on the Rise
3.5 Affordable Housing Development becoming Need of the Hour
4. Housing Industry Analysis to 2017
4.1 Housing Market Overview
4.2 Market Structure
4.2.1 By Ownership
4.2.2 By Administrative Area
4.2.3 By Type
4.2.4 By Construction Material
4.3 Housing Demand Analysis
5. Future Residential Projects
6. Industry Verticals
6.1 IDC and Fit-Outs
6.3 Cement and Steel
7. Mortgage Law and its Implications
8. Key Players
8.1 Red Sea Housing Services
8.2 Dar Al Arkan Real Estate Development Co.
8.3 Saudi Real Estate Company (Al Akaria)
8.4 Arriyadh Development Co.
8.5 Makkah Construction and Development Company
List of Tables
Table 4-1: Financial Allocation to Housing Sector during 8th & 9th Development Plan
Table 4-2: Housing & Household Characteristics (2007 & 2010)
Table 4-3: Number of Housing Units by Administrative Area and Type (2010)
Table 4-4: Number of Housing Units by Administrative Area and Construction Material (2010)
Table 5-1: Riyadh - Major Existing & Future Residential Projects
Table 5-2: Jeddah - Major Existing & Future Residential Projects
List of Charts:
Figure 3-1: Nominal GDP (Billion US$) and Real GDP Growth (%), 2012-2017
Figure 3-2: Saudi and Non-Saudi Population (Million), 2012 & 2017
Figure 3-3: Average Household Size of Saudi Families (2012 & 2017)
Figure 4-1: Share of Housing Stock by Tenure (2010)
Figure 4-2: Share of Housing Stock by Administrative Area (2010)
Figure 4-3: Share of Housing Units by Type (2010)
Figure 4-4: Share of Housing Units by Construction Material (2010)
Figure 4-5: New Housing Units Demand (‘000 Units), 2012-2017
Figure 5-1: Number of Ongoing Construction Projects by Sector
Figure 5-2: Riyadh - Residential Stock (‘000 Units), 2012-2016
Figure 5-3: Jeddah - Residential Stock (‘000 Units), 2012-2016
Figure 6-1: Residential Spending on IDC and Fit-outs (Million US$), 2012-2017
Figure 6-2: Household Furniture Demand (Million US$), 2012-2017
Figure 6-3: Cement Demand (Million Tons), 2012-2017
Figure 6-4: Iron and Steel Demand (Million Metric Tons), 2012-2017