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Commercial Real Estate in Lebanon: Outlook for 2023

How do you foresee the outlook for commercial real estate in Lebanon in the year 2023? Who better to ask than George Geha – team leader at JSK Real Estate with a proven track record in closing major commercial deals over the last 12 years in Lebanon.Commercial real estate include among others:-offices for sale and rent-shops & showrooms for sale and rent-warehouses fo...

30th January 2023
Payments Methods for Real Estate Transactions in Lebanon: a complex formula!

Following the economic & monetary crisis by end of 2019, Lebanon witnessed a surge in property sales in 2020-2021 as many transactions were closed at that time via bankers’ checks i.e. depositor’s money trapped in Lebanese banks. This era was followed by an era of sharp drop in prices in 2022 compared to 2019 prices pre-crisis: Yes, in 2022 the vast majority of...

21st January 2023
Latest update on Law No. 194: Restriction on Real Estate Transactions in areas affected by Beirut Port Explosion

Law No.194 was issued on 12/10/2020 in the aftermath of the Beirut port explosion and was passed in the official gazette journal on 22/10/2020.Concerning real estate transactions, this law has forbidden to carry out any act of transfer of ownership of real estate in areas affected by Beirut port explosion for a period of 2 years. The areas where real estate transactions are for...

11th January 2023
2022 Real Estate Year-End Review: Lebanon

Real Estate Year-End Review: LebanonAs we head into 2023, we have asked our most senior real estate experts about real estate in Lebanon in 2022: How would you summarize it in one word or one sentence the real estate market in 2022?Summarize Real Estate in Lebanon in 2022?Probably the most interesting and expressive sentence that really described the reality of 2022 real estate...

30th December 2022
JSK Christmas Gathering 2022

On Thursday, December 23th, 2022, the whole team gathered in Sama Beirut headquarters and celebrated Christmas.The Christmas tree has been set up in the office for those who come in, and the smell of wine is floating in the air. More than ever before, JSK Agents and admins needed this event to bring their people together and heighten their spirits, despite a fast-changing and c...

23rd December 2022
The 2022 Renaissance of the Lebanese Real Estate

“Invest in Real Estate and you’ll never lose” is a statement heard by all, claimed by many, and executed by a few. One thing common among those few is that they have analyzed beyond what was said and deduced that the only way to win in real estate is to have patience and invest on the long-term. This is exactly the case with the Lebanese real estate market in...

21st December 2022
JSK training day - The Nine Belbin Team Roles

On Tuesday, December 20th, 2022 JSK team had a full training day in Sama Beirut headquarters. President Jade Zoghaib held the training and he explained to the team what are the nine Belbin team roles.What is Belbin training?Dr Meredith Belbin's model for building successful teams – including leadership teams – is the result of years of research into the importance o...

20th December 2022
4 Main Characteristics that Describe the Real Estate Market in Lebanon in 2022

Lebanon economy has undergone major shifts since Oct 2019. Lebanon GDP plummeted from close to $52 billion in 2019 to $18 billion in 2021 (after 2020 correction). While Lebanon GDP is expected to grow in 2022 and further in 2023, expected public reforms are far from happening and a deal with IMF is still not sealed almost 3 years after the crisis. The banking sector has been t...

29th September 2022
JSK Incentive Trip to Fethiye 2022

This year JSK headed to Fethiye for a 5-day trip and indulged in the blue waters of the Mediterranean coast. Best time to go, the sun was out and the team got their swimsuits on and enjoyed the clear sea.Celebrations were on as it was our CEO’s birthday.The team visited Ölüdeniz, a resort village known for its blue lagoon overlooking the village is Babadağ mount...

2nd July 2022
JSK Celebrates National Real Estate Day!

On Tuesday, May 17th, 2022, the whole team gathered in Jbeil and celebrated National Real Estate Day. The day began with a walk in Jbeil’s Old Souk, followed by a tour of the city’s citadel that dates back to the 12th century.The real adventure started once we embarked on a walk towards Amchit. The weather was perfect, the sun was shining along with a small breeze o...

17th May 2022
JSK End of Year Celebration

JSK's New Headquarters in Sama Beirut – Sodeco was our new destination for this year’s end-of-year ceremony that took place on Wednesday, March the 2nd. Mr. Jade Zoghaib – CEO – & Mrs. Samar Hassan – GM were delighted to invite JSK team to this event that started with a word for CEO Mr. Jade Zoghaib, followed by a throwback on outstanding...

18th March 2022
JSK Incentive Trip To Charming Istanbul

“People who travel together grow together”. While travel restrictions related to Corona were able to hinder us from traveling in 2020, JSK insisted on going back on track and inviting its top performers to an incentive trip to thank them for their hard work and further motivate them for the challenges of the future. In November 2021, the destination was Istanbul whe...

20th November 2021
JSK Team Celebration For A Super Successful 2020; Welcome 2021

On March 27, 2021, and after the many confinements related to Corona, JSK team met finally for their traditional year-end party to celebrate their success in 2020 and to welcome 2021 with high hopes. “2020 was an excellent year for JSK and the real estate market in general in Lebanon following the economic crisis. We want to capitalize on the momentum of 2020 and deliver...

27th March 2021
How Do You Know It Is “The One”?

We all ask one another “How do you know he or she is the one?” – when looking for a life-time partner. Well it’s kind of the same thing. How do you know this home is the one for you? After all the waiting, searching, longing and looking – have you finally found “the one”?The home may be “the one” if:You look at other houses, but are still thinking about this one.You have told a...

1st December 2020
Frequently-Asked Questions By New Real Estate Agents

Frequently-Asked Questions by new real estate agentsAre you planning to be a real estate agent? Below are some frequently–asked questions and answers that can help you make the right decision for you. 1. How to choose which brokerage company to join?When you join a real estate brokerage company, the main criteria to consider are the following:How many years have this company be...

5th October 2020