Egypt Construction Articles & Analysis

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While the decision to float the Egyptian currency in November 2016 had a mixed impact on developers and the new-build residential market, it had a singular consequence for the resale or secondary market. Indeed, in terms of new units, the market has continued to progress, with extended payment terms and a slower release of off-plan units...

 

The Egyptian property market is constantly undergoing reform. While mortgages are difficult to obtain and disputes can be complex, the system as a whole is remarkably effective. People regularly buy and sell real estate, and a functioning market exists despite the lack of a best-practices system of recording.

 

How crucial are the ongoing large-scale infrastructure projects for local contractors?

 

How will the development of upcoming new cities help solve Egypt’s housing deficit?

 

What are the largest projects driving the Egyptian real estate sector?

 

Egypt’s construction pipeline is stocked with a wide variety of projects, from highway expansion to hospitals and schools. However, a primary source of future contracts is likely to be the housing segment, as the government has committed to alleviating the country’s chronic and long-standing housing deficit. Furthermore, despite recent...