Real estate developers under pressure

Real estate developers under pressure
Real estate developers under pressure

Tangier wants to put an end to any real estate expansion that could encroach on local forests considered to be the lungs and living space of the city, in addition to the Rmilat forest. Thus, it was decided to impose strict conditions on real estate developers, who will obtain permits within the confines of local forests. This measure was taken after the recent collapse of a building under construction in the Boubana area of ​​Tangier. Construction in forested areas has become a real problem in the Straits capital, threatening forest cover and posing construction problems on originally forested land with soft soil unsuitable for residential developments, it is confirmed . Additionally, the conditions for issuing permits to developers for construction on slopes and soft soils remain unclear.

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Under the direction of the Ministry of the Interior, the commune of Tangier suspended a real estate project near the Mdiouna forest, located on the Achakar coastal road after discovering that the owner of a real estate company had violated the laws in force and thwarted the development plan. This company implemented a real estate project in the middle of a local forest, with the presumed intention of transforming the area into a residential neighborhood. After this discovery, the regional authorities instructed their services to carry out strict surveillance and rigorous management of all related offenses.

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In the past, an investor had promised to create tourism projects, build model residences and provide sports spaces, while maintaining a high percentage of forest cover and limiting the built area to no more than 7% of the area. forest in the area close to this forest. But he did not respect the development plan. The authorities then proceeded to demolish a certain number of villas in order to reduce the density of construction.

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