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  • Property Exhibitions Emerge Stronger After Coronavirus Lockdown

    Property Exhibitions Emerge Stronger After Coronavirus Lockdown

    Wednesday, 7 October 2020

    Invest-Gate takes an in-depth look at the most recent Aqari Exhibition to monitor the current state quo of the Egyptian real estate industry by getting insights from the participating developers and attendees, thereby contemplating how the Coronavirus outbreak is reshuffling market dynamics, and thus, consumer behavior. Accordingly, we aim to discern if the trend of property exhibitions will once again rebound and inch up in the near future.

  • Egypt’s Property Developers Bet Big on Sales Revival With Grand Offers
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    Egypt’s Property Developers Bet Big on Sales Revival With Grand Offers

    Thursday, 24 September 2020

    Hit hard by the prolonged slowdown in the realty sector, developers are betting big on the current season for the revival of their fortunes, making every effort to woo home shoppers with freebies and discounts. Invest-Gate looks under the hood to see if these marketing gimmicks offer value to buyers by interviewing several Egyptian real estate developers, who share their insights on how the year is coming together as well as present the various attractive offers tailored to cater to the changing consumer behavior, asking them to also layout the cascading effect on their sales and profit margins.

  • 2020 Back-to-School List: Build Education Projects in Gated Communities
    The Real Deal: Residential

    2020 Back-to-School List: Build Education Projects in Gated Communities

    Sunday, 20 September 2020

    In an attempt to rate the quality of life in the different new cities of Egypt, Invest-Gate exhibits the current efforts being undertaken by private real estate developers channeling their investments and resources to cater to the educational system of these potentially revolutionary urban areas. We aim to review how market players prioritize projects according to what contributes to improving living standards, while they also stick to the state's sustainable development goals.

  • Life After Coronavirus: Medical Care in Urban Communities
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    Life After Coronavirus: Medical Care in Urban Communities

    Sunday, 16 August 2020

    Invest-Gate examines the extent to which COVID-19 led to a surge in the need for medical care within Egypt’s new mixed-use developments, therefore scrutinizing the impediments to the wide inclusion of health services within these communities to help property developers respond to this rising consumer need through their newly-crafted masterplans.

  • Corona Fears Change Color of Property Market Sentiment
    The Real Deal: Residential

    Corona Fears Change Color of Property Market Sentiment

    Saturday, 18 July 2020

    For the property sector, uncertainty began to color new market sentiment amid the rising COVID-19 unknowns, thereby making some clients puzzle over home buying and turn to rental options instead. This prompted Invest-Gate to probe if potential customers are reconsidering purchasing and are better off sticking with renting residential units as the Coronavirus-induced slump takes hold, asking real estate professionals to get to the bottom of the matter and map out the prevailing market conditions.

  • Building Violations Bring Out Tailor-Made Pandemic for Real Estate
    The Real Deal: Residential

    Building Violations Bring Out Tailor-Made Pandemic for Real Estate

    Tuesday, 30 June 2020

    Over the years, building violations have posed a tremendous dilemma in Egypt. Correspondingly, the Egyptian government recently imposed a six-month ban on building permits, halting the construction of private housing in various urban cities. Invest-Gate digs deep into the matter and reaches out to several market experts to scrutinize this decision-making, which comes into effect after Egypt called for reconciliation over construction infractions recently, aiming to outline the law’s impact on private property developers and the overall real estate landscape. 

  • Life After Coronavirus: New Residential Product
    The Real Deal: Residential

    Life After Coronavirus: New Residential Product

    Tuesday, 30 June 2020

    Given the changing needs of a clientele, who is now contemplating whether their houses truly meet their new "Life as We Know It," Invest- Gate identifies how home design may change in response to the pandemic, going much deeper than reduced spaces or a renewed appreciation for separate rooms, in an attempt to provide a window into the new residential product.

  • Public-Private Partnerships: Salvation to Growth in Crisis
    The Real Deal: Investment

    Public-Private Partnerships: Salvation to Growth in Crisis

    Wednesday, 24 June 2020

    In an attempt to avert the erosion of likely future growth of PPPs and catalyze the involvement of private players, Invest-Gate seeks to scrutinize the bottlenecks and shortcomings real estate companies face when carrying out co-development projects, opting to navigate stumbling blocks ahead and bidding to boost efforts to strengthen the business climate for these well-heeled partnerships.   

  • Coronavirus Fuels Revolution in Hotel Industry
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    Coronavirus Fuels Revolution in Hotel Industry

    Tuesday, 16 June 2020

    Since abruptly the sharpest and fittest will only come out of the current tough wave, Invest-Gate lays out the flow of spillovers from Coronavirus shocks on the hotel sector, attempting to help owners/operators craft ways to steer through today's uncharted territory and buffer potential negative impacts on businesses. 

  • Challenges Likely to Stress-Test Egypt Despite IMF Aid: Analysts
    The Real Deal: Financial

    Challenges Likely to Stress-Test Egypt Despite IMF Aid: Analysts

    Wednesday, 20 May 2020

    Invest-Gate reaches out to some economic analysts and researchers to share their insights on the IMF’s emergency assistance for Egypt and pinpoint the target markets and beneficiaries of this pandemic aid, opening a perfect window into what is happening across the Egyptian economy when facing turbulent financial times.