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

    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.

  • 2020 Realty Bites: What if Next Cash Crash Hides in Plain Sight? – Part II
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    2020 Realty Bites: What if Next Cash Crash Hides in Plain Sight? – Part II

    Wednesday, 19 February 2020

    Against this backdrop, Invest-Gate draws reference lines on the indicators and reasons for a possible liquidity pothole across the local real estate sector. Better yet, we betoken ways of securing high reserves and evading the surge in cash outflows, ergo creating an ultra-leveraged business growth model for developers.

  • 2020 Realty Bites: What if Next Cash Crash Hides in Plain Sight? – Part I
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    2020 Realty Bites: What if Next Cash Crash Hides in Plain Sight? – Part I

    Thursday, 13 February 2020

    Everyone is welcoming the new year, whilst talks of a severe cash crunch in the Egyptian real estate industry are increasingly in the air. Lately, market experts have been pinpointing that there is enough evidence to suggest that several worrying signs could augur fresh strife for domestic businesses. Amid the varying payment facilities and flexible terms offered to lure as many buyers as possible, breakdowns are likely to formulate shortly before jeopardizing the developers' growth prospects.

  • New Property Fees & Taxes Ignite Controversies

    New Property Fees & Taxes Ignite Controversies

    Wednesday, 30 October 2019

    Invest-Gate studies the extra charges partaking in your deal from all standpoints of both experts and buyers, devoting a special focus on the changing fees as well as newly-applied/introduced taxes.

  • Real Estate Stock Market: Weathering Instability in Wake of Monetary Changes
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    Real Estate Stock Market: Weathering Instability in Wake of Monetary Changes

    Sunday, 22 October 2017

    The Egyptian Stock Exchange’s real estate sector has been tremendously affected in the wake of new measures taken by the government to achieve its long-term economic growth and stability, according to analysts. Invest-Gate takes a deeper look into the real estate stock market. The article written by Nayrouz Talaat and Passant Darwish

  • CBE Launches Initiatives to Bolster Real Estate, Tourism Sectors

    CBE Launches Initiatives to Bolster Real Estate, Tourism Sectors

    Sunday, 27 August 2017
    The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) has recently launched initiatives to support the country’s real estate and tourism sectors, providing low-interest loans with long maturity periods. Invest-Gate demonstrates such incentives that are to attract further investments to the country
  • Construction Costs to Further Escalate On Fuel Price Hikes

    Construction Costs to Further Escalate On Fuel Price Hikes

    Monday, 14 August 2017
    Egypt’s construction costs are to see a further increase after the government hiked fuel prices by up to 50% in order to help meet the terms of a USD 12 bn IMF loan deal, real estate developers and contractors anticipate. Invest-Gate explores the effects of the government’s recent decision to increase fuel prices on Egypt’s real estate market
  • Real Estate Funds To Uplift Egypt’s Property Market
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    Real Estate Funds To Uplift Egypt’s Property Market

    Sunday, 2 July 2017
    Real estate experts believe that the launch of real estate investment funds in Egypt will encourage more individuals and developers to invest in Egypt’s property market, especially amid rising prices of residential units and the declining funding capacity of the banks. Invest-Gate explores the existing real estate investment funds in Egypt and their impact on the market.
  • Compensation Law to Redeem Contractors’ FX Losses

    Compensation Law to Redeem Contractors’ FX Losses

    Monday, 13 February 2017
    As the prices of construction materials spiked by 40% amid the challenging economic conditions that defined the past months following the float of the EGP, costs of building rapidly increased, leading to the need for legislation compensating contractors as FX losses magnified. Invest-Gate looks into the newly-drafted Compensation Law.
  • New Bankruptcy Law Paves Way for Business

    New Bankruptcy Law Paves Way for Business

    Monday, 23 January 2017
    Egypt's first drafted Bankruptcy Law comes second after the recent Investment Law No.8, aimed at reforming its economy and paving way for further business and investments across its markets. Invest-Gate looks into the drafted law that is currently waved to parliament for vote