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Entering the gated compound game: A look at the plan to develop a new Heliopolis Company for Housing and Development
Beesan Kassab | The firm has relied on selling its precious land stock to make revenues in recent years
Detox | Shades of meaning
Yasmine Zohdi | In another version of this story, I would remain waiting at the restaurant and you would be in jail.
Egypt’s battle over buildings: The government takes on informal housing
Mohamed Tarek | In May, Sisi spoke in no uncertain terms and called for informal buildings to be razed to the ground
COVID-19 relief? Where is the government getting the money?
Beesan Kassab | The cut is just one of a host of measures that explain the government’s COVID-19 budget policy.
Shoot, post and share: The viral accusations against Sisi and the military that led to Friday’s protests
Omar Said and Rana Mamdouh | Sisi’s mesh of endearing and threatening discourse might have only given his opponents a leg up.
Sisi refutes contractor’s allegations that state funds were wasted on vanity projects at hastily organized youth conference
He accuses Sisi of wasting money on presidential palaces and the army of squandering billions
A stranger in Sahel
Osman El Sharnoubi | A North Coast roadtrip helps trace the development of Egypt’s class-centered Sahel and its clientele
After weathering the revolution, Egypt’s real estate sector slows
Shahd Essam | For generations, Egyptians have prized real estate as the country’s safest and most desirable investment.
After year-long wait, Arabtec reaches deal with Egypt on mega-housing project
Isabel Esterman | Six months after construction was scheduled to begin, the United Arab Emirates-based construction firm
 
Opinion
Mohamed Ramadan
How the state forced small-scale farmers to grow cement and bricks
How did the failure of Egypt’s development model accelerate building on agricultural lands?
 
News
Egyptians among top investors in Dubai property market
Finance minister clarifies real estate tax
Cabinet approves new property tax law
Egypt in dire need of push for low-income mortgages
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