Features | Egypt

  • 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

  • Egypt’s Brokers, Developers: Shared Grievances, Successes in an Ever-Expanding Sector
    Brokerage

    Egypt’s Brokers, Developers: Shared Grievances, Successes in an Ever-Expanding Sector

    Sunday, 22nd October 2017

    With the continuous expansion of Egypt’s real estate developments and projects, the relationship between broker and developer is constantly being defined and tested. Invest-Gate sheds light on the relationship between brokers and developers, highlighting the dynamics within the market, the current challenges in the aftermath of the recent monetary policies that saw the floatation of the Egyptian pound and hiking the interest rates, as well as, the current trends dominating the sector. (some research was provided by Nayrouz Talaat)

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

    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. Banany also puts an end to the “Real Estate Bubble” misconception.

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

    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.