Features

Yasmin El-Beih

  • El Gouna Festivities’ Triple Effect: Revive Cinema, Promotes Tourism, Boost Real Estate
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    El Gouna Festivities’ Triple Effect: Revive Cinema, Promotes Tourism, Boost Real Estate

    Monday, 25th September 2017

    Events catering to the interests of high-end potential clients and enthusiasts of young talent may contribute to heightening tourist, as well as, real estate investment inflows in the long term, experts say. Among those is the inaugural edition of the El-Gouna Film Festival, the brainchild of Egyptian billionaire and OTMT Chairman Naguib Sawiris. Invest-Gate looks into what EL-Gouna’s international ongoing events mean for the prospective investment climate nationally and in the resort town.

  • Ease Vacation Rentals Process With Click of a Button
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    Ease Vacation Rentals Process With Click of a Button

    Monday, 14th August 2017
    Entrepreneurs with a dream to modernize the booking process for vacation rentals are working to maximize the potential of real estate wealth at premier holiday destinations, primarily the North Coast. Invest-Gate speaks to the founders of Agaztak and Elsa7el.com, highlighting how such tools are altering the opportunities for vacation homeowners and rental consumers alike
  • Maxim Developments Seen Offering High-End, Exclusive Residential Projects
    Interviews

    Maxim Developments Seen Offering High-End, Exclusive Residential Projects

    Sunday, 6th August 2017
    Maxim Developments Vice President Amr Mohsen is a visionary seeking to offer an upscale lifestyle at attractive packages to his clients.Invest-Gate sits down with Mohsen to discuss Maxim's projects, the outlook for Egypt's tourist destinations, and Maxim's historical growth in clientele following the float of the local currency.
  • Egypt’s Summer Destinations in a Wrap
    Tourism

    Egypt’s Summer Destinations in a Wrap

    Sunday, 18th June 2017
    As the value of the local currency declined in recent months, trips abroad became less affordable to Egyptian nationals, leading to an increase in inbound bookings during national and religious holidays nationwide. Tourism revenues amounted to USD 1.6 bn Q1 of 2017, growing y-o-y from USD 1.5 bn. Germans, Britons, and Ukrainians comprised the bulk of international tourists. In light of this recovery, Invest-Gate highlights the updates and developments taking place across Egypt’s summer destinations.
  • Meet the Man Revolutionizing Egyptian Cities’ Urban Landscape
    Interviews

    Meet the Man Revolutionizing Egyptian Cities’ Urban Landscape

    Tuesday, 30th May 2017
    Meet Ashraf Abdel Mohsen, founder of architectural consultancy firm Cube Consultants, one of the firms designing the New Administrative Capital.
  • Making ‘New Cities’ Habitable
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    Making ‘New Cities’ Habitable

    Sunday, 28th May 2017
    Satellite cities have emerged nationwide, and on the outskirts of major cities in particular, since the late 1970s and early 1980s. With a focus on social housing initiatives primarily catering to the middle- and lower-income segments, Invest-Gate takes a look at the varied types of communities influenced by the urban sprawl and how their lifestyles have been affected
  • Dreamy Anakato Guesthouse Transforms Nubian Tourism
    Tourism

    Dreamy Anakato Guesthouse Transforms Nubian Tourism

    Sunday, 16th April 2017
    Visitors to Nubia are often familiar with the iconic Anakato guesthouse. Even tourists in Nubia for a day trip via Aswan can easily make out the vibrantly colored, authentic houses, where small crowds gather for meals to watch the sunrise and sunset before one of Egypt’s most stunning views. Invest-Gate pays Anakato a visit.
  • New Administrative Capital Mega project to Alter Greater Cairo, Suez Landscape
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    New Administrative Capital Mega project to Alter Greater Cairo, Suez Landscape

    Monday, 3rd April 2017
    Perhaps one of the most grand projects announced in recent Egyptian history is the 700-square-kilometer new Administrative Capital, one of the large-scale promises made at the historical 2015 Egypt Economic Conference and currently implemented with involvement by some of the largest contractors. Potentially slated to become the new seat of government, Invest-Gate tours the new capital to witness the project’s latest updates
  • Property Prices Spike as Market Relaxes
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    Property Prices Spike as Market Relaxes

    Thursday, 26th January 2017
    While real estate has been traditionally seen as a safe haven against the devaluation of the local currency, as developers have been further pressured and more price hikes are on the horizon, this view may no longer be the case. Invest-Gate looks into recent market developments
  • The Causes and Effects of Urban Sprawl in Cairo
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    The Causes and Effects of Urban Sprawl in Cairo

    Saturday, 10th December 2016
    As Cairo's core expands outwards, its urban landscape begins to drastically change, inviting questions as to the future shape of the city. But what are the main causes of urban sprawl, and are they ultimately sustainable?