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A rendering of the planned Forest Resort.

New $18m touristic project planned for Lebanon

BEIRUT, June 20, 2018

Real estate firm William Zard Group has unveiled plans for a massive, mixed-use touristic project, spanning 130,000-sq-m, to be built in Ain Saadeh, Lebanon, a report said.

Estimated to cost $18 million, Forest Resort will feature a boutique hotel surrounded by a natural park, which will have 1,500 pine trees and hiking trails, a report in said.

Excavation for the project is set to begin this August with completion scheduled for 2020.

“The eco-friendly project will be a destination for families and is located on a 350-sq-m altitude,” the report cited chairman William Zard Abou Jaoude as saying.

Forest Resort will comprise a 25-room boutique hotel, a spa, gym, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a tennis court, and a mini golf playground as well as 1,000-car parking lot.

The project also includes a food and beverage cluster, with up to 10 branded restaurants.

Around 100,000-sq-m of the project will be dedicated for the natural park, while the resort will cover the remaining 30,000-sq-m, the report said.

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