Features | Interviews
Wednesday, 10th January 2018
Under the slogan Misr Betaarablek (Egypt Is Getting Closer), the leading developers from the Egyptian real estate market headed to Abu Dhabi with the Nile Property Expo to showcase the latest projects and developments across the sector. The Ministry of Immigration and Expatriate Affairs, in partnership with the Ministry of Housing, Utilities, and Urban Development, sponsored the Nile Property Expo; and to our privilege, we sat with H.E. Dr. Nabila Makram, Minister of Immigration and Expatriate Affairs for a quick talk about the expo and her ministry’s cooperation with the Egyptian Ministry of Housing in supporting such an initiative despite the many challenges the sector faces today
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.
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.
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.
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
Monday, 6th November 2017
Under the slogan Misr Betaarablek “Egypt is Getting Closer,” Expo Republic flies across the world to showcase Egypt’s real estate market to Egyptian expats and international investors. Invest-Gate sits with the Founder of the Nile Property Expo and Expo Republic Chairman Dr. Bassem Kalila in a one-on-one interview to learn more about the aim and objective of this global venture before its first stop in Abu Dhabi next month. Kalila also reveals where the Nile Property Expo heads next on its 2018 world tour
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.
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. Banany also puts an end to the “Real Estate Bubble” misconception.
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.
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.