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Iraq's BIA reveals details of Baghdad residential tower projects

Among the entity's largest ongoing residential schemes are Burouj Towers and the mixed-use Shaab Complex

Development is under way in Baghdad [representational].
Development is under way in Baghdad [representational].

Baghdad Investment Authority (BIA) has reportedly confirmed a series of projects across the Iraqi capital, including several residential buildings and the mixed-use Shaab Complex, for construction in the months to come.

According to a Thomson Reuters report citing local news publication Al Sabah, BIA chairman, Shakir Al Zamli, said the authority had awarded a contract to a local contractor to develop the Burouj Towers project as well.

Burouj Towers will span 29ha and comprise 2,650 flats, according to the report.

Meanwhile, Shaab Complex will include 14 buildings containing more than 500 apartments, and is due to be inaugurated soon.

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