MARAKEZ, Egypt’s leading mixed-use developer, has introduced an innovative initiative for urban designers at District 5, its newest upcoming destination in East Cairo, Invest-Gate reports.
This project is situated near Gate B and hosts 21 local designers showcasing their talent and products.
Moreover, the hub provides a platform for local brands to expand their network and gain regional traction. It features Egypt’s top designers, including Ellie Home, Zee, and Yawza, among others.
MARAKEZ’s hub integrates entertainment, art, and educational activities, offering visitors a dynamic shopping experience with regular talks and workshops.
For his part, Ashraf Maklad, MARAKEZ’s Chief Commercial Officer, expressed enthusiasm for the venture, stating, “MARAKEZ has always supported emerging talent. We aim to create a dynamic retail space that allows designers to engage with customers, celebrating diversity and creativity.”
Furthermore, in support of local projects, Ibrahim Ashmawy, First Assistant Minister of Supply & Trade, commented, “I am thrilled to visit the MARAKEZ hub for urban designers at District Five, embarking on an inspiring journey into our nation’s creativity and entrepreneurship.”
Notably, with initiatives like Space 17 and Go Native at the Mall of Arabia, MARAKEZ continues spotlighting its community as a robust ecosystem for innovators and diverse thinking.