Features

  • La Hacienda, A Modern Dip in the Red Sea
    Interviews

    La Hacienda, A Modern Dip in the Red Sea

    Sunday, 10th December 2017

    An all- year- round- retreat to many local and international visitors, La Hacienda Ras Sudr has been on the mark, attracting all attention to its unique location and natural beauty blended with modernity. Invest-Gate sits with Bahrawi Investment Co. CEO Dr. Samir Bahrawi to share his views on the investment climate in the country, today, and the future of Ras Sudr as Egypt’s, nowadays, popular destination on the rise. Invest-Gate, then, takes its readers on a tour at La Hacienda Ras Sudr with its very own Bahrawi Investment Co. General Manager Sarah Youssef to explore more on the booming destination and what it has to offer.

  • Egypt’s Dynamite Growth Areas in 2017
    Residential Overview

    Egypt’s Dynamite Growth Areas in 2017

    Sunday, 10th December 2017

    Egypt is generally witnessing increased investments in the real estate sector for it being a safe haven against continuous inflationary pressures, yet some geographical areas experienced growth and demand more than others

  • Demand Still Buoyant Amid Pound Float
    Residential

    Demand Still Buoyant Amid Pound Float

    Monday, 4th December 2017

    Despite the floatation of the Egyptian pound back in November 2016 and its consequences such as significant price hikes across the real estate market, 2017 saw an increased demand. Measuring market demand through studies, Aqarmap concludes that the demand rose to 3,231 points in October from 2,678 points in January; and here is why

  • SODIC To Land in Abu Dhabi with Nile Property Expo
    Interviews

    SODIC To Land in Abu Dhabi with Nile Property Expo

    Monday, 4th December 2017

    Joining the Nile Property Expo’s worldwide tour taking off this month in Abu Dhabi, Egyptian property developer giant, Sixth October Development and Investment Company “SODIC” is to present its latest projects to the GCC market, following the high
    demand received from Egyptian expats and Arabs alike. SODIC Managing Director Magued Sherif shares his insight on the Egyptian real estate market, tackling opportunities and challenges. SODIC has gained unbeatable recognition in Egypt and the Middle East, presenting modern thinking when it comes to the Egyptian home buying and living culture.

  • Sites International Sees Real Estate Sector Flourishing
    Interviews

    Sites International Sees Real Estate Sector Flourishing

    Thursday, 23rd November 2017

    To delve more into Upper Egypt with its distinctive architectural pieces, Invest-Gate interviews Dr. Maher Stino, who together with Dr. Laila El-Masry Stino founded Sites International in 1986. Providing various services from architecture to environmental planning and engineering, among many others, in the US and Egypt, Sites has been awarded a number of renowned projects like New Aswan City and Al Galala City.

  • Will Upper Egypt’s Wheel of Fortune Change?
    Tourism Investment

    Will Upper Egypt’s Wheel of Fortune Change?

    Wednesday, 15th November 2017

    Cities of Upper Egypt have been overlooked for decades as touristic destinations, especially after the 2011 revolution, despite their wealth in well-preserved archeological sites. However, there are a number of public and private initiatives that aim to promote tourism in these less-frequented cities and towns. Invest-Gate looks into tourism across Upper Egypt, highlighting governmental and private efforts to boost tourism

  • Away From The Capital Investors Are To Go
    Investment

    Away From The Capital Investors Are To Go

    Wednesday, 15th November 2017

    Despite the country’s efforts to attract more investments to Upper Egypt, pumping more funds to enhance its infrastructure and increasing the housing facilities, investors are asking for more cooperation from the public sector to aid them in the process of investing away from Cairo and Giza. Invest-Gate explores the public and private sectors merge in real estate investment

  • Keeping Up With The Nubian Dream
    Tourism

    Keeping Up With The Nubian Dream

    Monday, 13th November 2017

    With a kind smile on her face, the 30-year-old Nubian wife and mother Marwa Mohamed usually gets up early at 7 am every day, ready to prepare breakfast for the tourists she hosts in her house. After the sharp drop in tourism sector in 2011 and the subsequent economic instability, Mohamed along with many other families in Nubia are currently earning their living by opening their homes to tourists from across the world

  • A Trip Back to a Royal Arabian Night at Al Moudira of Luxor
    Interviews Tourism

    A Trip Back to a Royal Arabian Night at Al Moudira of Luxor

    Monday, 13th November 2017

    An authentic oriental architectural design that takes its guests back in time to the enchanted Arabian Nights; Al Moudira Hotel in Luxor has managed to gain popularity in a short period of time, attracting worldwide icons like Mick Jagger, Kate Moss, and Christian Louboutin. Aiming to explore the hidden gems of Upper Egypt, General Manager of Al Moudira boutique hotel Zeina Aboukheir sits with Invest-Gate to share her hotel’s success story, highlighting her views on the hospitality sector's current status and challenges

  • Upper Egypt: ‘Back To The Future’
    Investment

    Upper Egypt: ‘Back To The Future’

    Monday, 6th November 2017

    Egypt’s government has been undergoing a major development process, investing millions to build affordable housing projects to accommodate its growing population as part of a nationwide ‘Million-Housing-Unit’ plan. Upper Egypt, a region, which has been ignored for decades and given less attention compared to Greater Cairo and the Delta, is undergoing a major overhaul with the implementation of new cities and the construction of thousands of housing units and facilities. Invest-Gate sheds light on the housing projects in the new Upper Egyptian cities, as well as, efforts made by the private sector to invest in these emerging areas