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Leena ElDeeb

  • Surviving Economic Mayhem in Egypt Through Solar & Wind Energy
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    Surviving Economic Mayhem in Egypt Through Solar & Wind Energy

    Wednesday, 17th May 2017
    With the growing population and the turbulent economy, Egypt is struggling to provide for the people it shelters. Wrestling with the circumstances, a company specialized in solar energy applications, strives to survive the situation – and thrives. Invest-Gate looks into the solar energy as a mean to sustainable Egypt
  • On Ending Demolitions to Alexandria’s Antique Buildings
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    On Ending Demolitions to Alexandria’s Antique Buildings

    Monday, 24th April 2017
    Contractors and developers have been tearing down Alexandria’s architectural heritage, robbing the city off its vintage buildings. Invest-Gate looks into Save Alex initiative to protect what is left of the city’s identity
  • Knowing Alexandria: Documenting the City’s Urban Situation
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    Knowing Alexandria: Documenting the City’s Urban Situation

    Monday, 24th April 2017
    By the Mediterranean winter waves, a group of urban activists gathered for an urban research workshop at Alexandria’s Swedish Institute on January 13 and 14. Invest-Gate visited Tadamun Initiative aiming to develop the livelihood of historically-rich Alexandria neighborhoods
  • Chairman Aboul Naga: Rapid Urban Development is Dangerous
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    Chairman Aboul Naga: Rapid Urban Development is Dangerous

    Monday, 27th March 2017
    The Ministry of Housing and Urban Utilities is chasing time. A presidential decree was issued to complete the new Administrative capital within 18 months, in addition to 30 other new cities the ministry is cultivating. Amid this rapid urban development, academics warn of risks outweighing the opportunities. Invest-Gate speaks to Chairman of Architects Association Seif Allah Aboul Naga on the the matter.
  • Harion: Population, Gov’t Ambitions Clear Advantages for Investing in Egypt
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    Harion: Population, Gov’t Ambitions Clear Advantages for Investing in Egypt

    Tuesday, 21st March 2017
    Invest-Gate speaks to Orange Egypt CEO Jean-Marc Harion about the French investor’s impressions on Egypt’s investment outlook, with a focus on the new Administrative Capital.
  • Al Futtaim Gives Egypt New Shopping Flavor
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    Al Futtaim Gives Egypt New Shopping Flavor

    Sunday, 12th March 2017
    Majid Al Futtaim (MAF) has returned to the Egyptian real estate market with a replica to Mall of Emirates, only embracing a larger skiing park than that of its Dubai counterpart. While many are trolling about Ski Egypt’s prices, Mall of Egypt boasts about a number of opportunities and services it provides. Invest-Gate scouts prominent views on the project.
  • On Legislation for Red Bricks on Green Lands
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    On Legislation for Red Bricks on Green Lands

    Monday, 20th February 2017
    A number of MPs have taken it upon themselves to tackle the ever-growing phenomenon of building on agricultural lands, submitting a draft law under the title “the reconciliation in violated buildings”, which is currently being looked into by Parliament’s Housing Committee and will later be presented before the general assembly for a final verdict.
  • Nubian Lands No Longer Part of ‘One Million and A Half Acres’ Project
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    Nubian Lands No Longer Part of ‘One Million and A Half Acres’ Project

    Monday, 30th January 2017
    President Abdel-Fattah El Sisi, along with national projects consultant and former Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb, vow that the Nubian village of Forkund be excluded from the “One Million and A Half Acres” project
  • New Bankruptcy Law Paves Way for Business
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    New Bankruptcy Law Paves Way for Business

    Monday, 23rd January 2017
    Egypt's first drafted Bankruptcy Law comes second after the recent Investment Law No.8, aimed at reforming its economy and paving way for further business and investments across its markets. Invest-Gate looks into the drafted law that is currently waved to parliament for vote
  • Abdulkarim: Dubai Property Market is to Prioritize Buyers’ Needs
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    Abdulkarim: Dubai Property Market is to Prioritize Buyers’ Needs

    Monday, 23rd January 2017
    Saudi property developer, ARTAR, has just launched Mada Residence in Downtown Dubai, featuring upscale living apartments to cater all needs. Invest-Gate goes one-on-one with ARTAR's COO Okbah Abdulkarim on Artar's expansion in the UAE real estate market
  • Real Estate Experts: IMF Loan Evinces Confidence in Egyptian Economy
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    Real Estate Experts: IMF Loan Evinces Confidence in Egyptian Economy

    Monday, 9th January 2017
    Inflation has taken its toll on Egypt’s economy in the past years, with the market having been particularly hard-hit between the Egypt Economic Development Conference in March 2015 until July 2016. Moreover, with foreign debt skyrocketing, the state, in league with the central bank, had no option but to turn to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to loan them out of this crisis.