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  • 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. 

  • The Maspero Triangle: A Zero to A Hero Project?!
    The Real Deal: Residential

    The Maspero Triangle: A Zero to A Hero Project?!

    Thursday, 6 February 2020

    The issue of slums has been one of the tremendous challenges that the Egyptian government has been trying hard to tackle, with the unplanned areas spanning a total area of over 106.8 acres cross-country, not to mention that 40% of Cairo’s residents are living in informal houses, based on the government’s estimates