Al Khayat Group started to work in construction first in 1970s by building Erbil’s first high rise building which is located in the heart of Erbil City. Later in 1980 when Iraq was thriving and going through construction boom they felt the need to fill the gap of lack of construction material in the north region of Iraq and build a factory for mosaic tiles. Later in 1980s and 1990 Al Khayat Group was very active in construction sector by building many commercial factories and warehouses. Now the company holds shares in Rehab Construction Company which lately build Zhian housing project which is one of the successful new housing projects in Erbil. Konmat Co. for constructional Exhibition and Stores-Land Trading and Investment Co. are also part of Al-Khayat group of Companies which build and rent big exhibition building and warehouses to local and international companies who are willing to invest and start new business in the region. AL-THURAYA Plastic and Packing Industries Co. Ltd is another company in Al Khayat Group. AL-THURAYA produces mineral water and the factory uses the latest technology in purifying and bottling water in many different bottles via PET and PPT bottles, with a distribution network all over Erbil. In addition to water purifying, Al Khayat Group also works in food distribution sector through its Royal Trading Co.