Features

  • Developers and Brokers in the GCC: The Complete Picture
    Brokerage

    Developers and Brokers in the GCC: The Complete Picture

    Sunday, 15th October 2017

    Provided by many qualified real estate brokers in GCC, brokerage in the Gulf region is a service that involves comparative market analysis, facilitation of a purchase or sale as well as managing, exchanging and auctioning property. Some real estate brokers also provide consultation based on a fee along with taking care of the client's’ property exposure too.

  • BYC seizes the Brokerage Market with an Edge
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    BYC seizes the Brokerage Market with an Edge

    Sunday, 15th October 2017

    Real estate investment has become crucial to Egypt’s GDP and continues to be a safe-haven for individuals today, according to market analysts. In 2017 and and following the pound float and the ongoing economic reform, Egypt has witnessed massive projects being developed across its booming destinations, which were met with a strong purchase power despite all odds. Invest-Gate pays a special visit to BYC consultancy and brokerage firm and speaks to its founder and CEO Karim Ghoneim on the current investment climate, real estate trends, and the sector’s major challenges. Ghoneim sheds light on how the economic reform has affected the investment climate and the purchase power, and gives an insight on the dynamic market and its possible shifts in the future.

  • Coldwell Banker New Homes, Your One-Stop Real Estate Shop
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    Coldwell Banker New Homes, Your One-Stop Real Estate Shop

    Sunday, 8th October 2017

    Despite the political turmoil of recent years and the harsh economic reform plan set by the government, the Egyptian real estate industry stays strong. As we approach the fourth quarter of 2017, recent international and domestic figures show the market picking up steadily. Invest-Gate sits with one of the industry’s icons, Mohamed Banany, Vice President of Coldwell Banker and Coldwell Banker New Homes in a thorough discussion about the status of the real estate market in general and the dynamic role Coldwell Banker New Homes plays as a market consultant and broker specifically, presenting its “One-Stop Real Estate Shop” strategy. Bennany also puts an end to the “Real Estate Bubble” misconception.

  • Sloanes Real Estate KSA Explores Real Estate Brokerage Market in GCC
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    Sloanes Real Estate KSA Explores Real Estate Brokerage Market in GCC

    Sunday, 8th October 2017

    Specialized in buying, selling, and renting exceptional homes, Sloanes Real Estate is a boutique agency that managed to be one of the pioneers in the professional GCC real estate brokerage market. Invest- Gate goes behind scenes in real estate brokerage market across the region, mainly United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia. Here is a special interview with Arron Browne, managing director of Sloanes Real Estate KSA, to give us insights on the market’s latest trends and current status.

  • ARDIC’s Exciting Plans Shed Light on Economic Climate
    Interviews

    ARDIC’s Exciting Plans Shed Light on Economic Climate

    Monday, 2nd October 2017

    During an in-depth interview with Invest-Gate, Ashraf Dowidar, the CEO of ARDIC for Real Estate and Development and Investment shares his view on the market's ups and downs, and how he has succeeded in challenging Egypt’s current monetary policy.

  • Ökoplan Anticipates Optimistic Future for Architecture Industry
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    Ökoplan Anticipates Optimistic Future for Architecture Industry

    Monday, 2nd October 2017

    Initially founded by Tamer El-Khorazaty and Said Sorour in the early 1990s, Ökoplan is a leading engineering consultancy firm that has a long history of successful projects inside and outside Egypt. With the aim of digging more into the design and architecture industry in Egypt, Invest-Gate meets up with Ökoplan Associate Partner and Business Development Manager Rowaida Rashed to explore the company’s business journey from Germany to Egypt.

  • Egypt Undertakes Education Overhaul with Real Estate Industry Players at the Forefront
    Investment

    Egypt Undertakes Education Overhaul with Real Estate Industry Players at the Forefront

    Monday, 25th September 2017

    As the autumn approaches so does the back-to-school season, Invest-Gate eyes real estate market players, from both public and private sectors, channeling their investments and resources to cater to the educational system as part of Egypt’s educational reform plan. Invest-Gate tours the recently established schools and universities across Egypt as well as the many to-be developed and explores how such projects are positively affecting not only the educational system but also the real estate sector.

  • 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.

  • SOMABAY Outshines All Across The Red Sea
    Interviews

    SOMABAY Outshines All Across The Red Sea

    Tuesday, 12th September 2017
    “A self-contained paradise,” according to the developer’s website, Somabay preserves its pristine nature by adding luxury to its mix. In 2014, Somabay’s residential project sold about 40% of its units to European buyers. Invest-Gate joins Somabay’s masterminds Chief Real Estate Officer Omar El Halaby and Projects Development Director Sherif Moustafa for an open discussion about the Red Sea hospitality and real estate markets and how Somabay stood out among the rest, creating an outstanding exclusive boutique destination in spite of the many obstacles.
  • Ein Hills: The Gem On The Rocks
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    Ein Hills: The Gem On The Rocks

    Tuesday, 5th September 2017
    Embracing nature, El Shahawi Properties breaks through with its latest gem, Ein Hills on El Galala Mountain in Ain Sokhna. The beauty of Ein Hills is indescribable, be it for its unique location, the mountain lifestyle it presents, and the exclusivity every homeowner enjoys. Bringing “Monaco to Ain Sokhna”, as the developer calls it, Invest-Gates sits with Ein Hills CEO and El Shahawi Properties Vice President Hosni El Shahawi to shed light on his boutique Ein Hills resort and to discuss the investment climate, the real estate sector, and urban planning in Egypt today