Cityscape Egypt Business Breakfast 2022


Egypt’s real estate industry has continued to report astounding results and performance levels despite the emergence of new variants. With majority of projects following projected timelines and on track to deliver by Egypt Vision 2030, Cityscape’s Business Breakfast looks at the underlying issues facing the Egyptian real estate market on a broader scale. Hosting key members of the industry to discuss topics such as real estate transparency, FDI, sustainability, and Egypt’s bid to host COP27.

WHY SHOULD YOU ATTEND?

● Be the first to hear new government announcements and updates
● Network with decision-makers and create new business leads
● Meet new speakers and gain access to exciting new reports and studies
● Get exclusive access to the speakers' presentations after the event
● Get your personalised certificate of attendance after the event
● Get your exclusive discount for the Cityscape Conference in September

Cityscape Egypt Business Breakfast 2022

WHO WILL YOU MEET?

● Real Estate Developers ● Government Representatives ● Investors
● Banks and Financial Institutions ● Property Consultants ● Engineering ●Consultancies ● Brokers ● Architects ● Urban Planners ● Contractors ● Technology Providers and Property Portals ● Asset Managers ● Facility Managers ● Retail Operators ● Hospitality and Tourism Developers and Operators
 

Cityscape Egypt Business Breakfast 2022

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09:00

Registration

09:30

Morning Refreshments

10:15

Opening Remarks

Alex Edwards, Cityscape Exhibition Director

10:20

Chairman’s Welcome Remarks

Eng. Fathallah Fawzi, Chairman of Cityscape Egypt Conference

10:30

Government Address 

Eng. Khaled Abbas, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Housing and Urban Utilities

A glimpse into Egypt's ambitions to demonstrate itself as an international investment focus for residential real estate

11:00

An insight into the Egyptian real estate market: a discussion between real estate developers

Moderator: Eng. Bashir Moustafa, CEO, First Group

Dr. Ahmed ElFar, COO, New City Developments

Eng. Ahmed ElAttal, Chairman, El-Attal Holding

Eng. Waleed Mokhtar, CEO, IWAN Developments

- Overview of the real estate market over the last year? A look at the consumer and homebuyer spending over the last year?

- What are some of the trends that will headline the market in 2022?

- Egypt’s new cities – what opportunities are these sparking in investors?

- Government is expected to move to NAC in 2022 – what does this mean for the market?

- 2021’s best performing asset?

- Commercial sector in Egypt – how has it weathered the last year, especially with the office sector opting for a hybrid work approach?

- How is the second home market developing in Egypt – are we continuing to see the rise of Egypt expats purchase property? Has the pandemic changed this?

- The live-work-play community life continues to work for Egypt – are we seeing more of a shift towards this across the country? How do you think the entry of millennials into the buyers’ market is propelling this
concept?

- Sustainability will become a major talking point this year with COP 27, how are your organisations incorporating sustainable and green practices within real estate?

- Challenges around construction costs and labour costs in 2022. News recently came out that because of the political instability between Russia and Ukraine – construction prices in Egypt has soared. The Real Estate Development Chamber and Real Estate Investment Division submitted a unified memorandum to the Cabinet containing five demands to counter effects. What impact do you think this will have on the market?

11:40

Journey to real estate transparency: Efforts to Digitize & Digitalize

Amad AlMsaodi, CEO & Founder, AqarMap

- What new technologies and advancements in tech have occurred in recent years to enhance transparency efforts?

- To what degree will the General Authority for Government Services’ central electronic database aid in strengthening governance? Will this aid in proper resource allocation and prevent wasted investments?

- Local and global platforms (current & upcoming) showcasing various investment opportunities?

- Government policies and actions encouraging digitalization of data and information?

- How can digitization of real estate platforms be improved? To what extent does user learning/education play a role?

12:00

Panel: Glocal Investments for a local market

Moderator: Ayman Sami, Director-Egypt, JLL

Eng. Ashraf Ezz-Eldin, Managing Director, Al Futtaim Group

Dr. Bassem Fahmy, Chief Executive Officer, Bariq International for consultations & management

A deep dive into MNCs looking to invest in Egypt and enter its prominent market (China, Germany, Britain…etc.)

- MNCs operating within Egypt (Microsoft, Amazon, Dell, Oracle, PWC, KPMG, MAF, Coldwell Banker)

- Opportunities for new Global companies to invest and operate in Egypt

- Attractive investment opportunities in the Industrial real estate market

- Impacts of the hyperloop MOU signing on attracting global investments; environmental impact of the hyperloop on the country’s Green ambitions

 13:00

Lunch & Networking

 14:00

End of Cityscape Egypt Business Breakfast 2022


SPEAKERS HIGHLIGHT

Ciyscape Egypt Business Breakfast Eng Khaled Abbas


Eng. Khaled Abbas

Deputy Minister of Housing, Utilities, Urban Development

Ministry of Housing

Ayman Sami, Director - Egypt, JLL


Ayman Sami

Director - Egypt

JLL

Fathallah Fawzy - Chairman Mena for Real Estate Development Consultancy


Fathallah Fawzy

Chairman

Mena for Real Estate Development Consultancy

Ciyscape Egypt Business Breakfast Eng. Waleed Mokhtar, CEO, IWAN Developments


Eng. Waleed Mokhtar

CEO

IWAN Developments

Ciyscape Egypt Business Breakfast Dr. Bassem Fahmy, Chief Executive Officer, Bariq International for consultations & management


Dr. Bassem Fahmy

Chief Executive Officer

Bariq International for consultations & management

Ciyscape Egypt Business Breakfast Eng. Bashir Mostafa, CEO, First Group


Eng. Bashir Mostafa

CEO

First Group

Ciyscape Egypt Business Breakfast Eng. Ashraf Ezz-Eldin, Managing Director, Al Futtaim Group


Eng. Ashraf Ezz-Eldin

Managing Director

Al Futtaim Group

Ciyscape Egypt Business Breakfast Eng. Ahmed ElAttal, Chairman, El-Attal Holding


Eng. Ahmed ElAttal

Chairman

El-Attal Holding

Ciyscape Egypt Business Breakfast Eng. Bashir Mostafa, CEO, First Group


Dr. Ahmed ElFar

COO

New City Developments

Ciyscape Egypt Business Breakfast Amad AlMsaodi, CEO & Founder, AqarMap


Amad AlMsaodi

CEO & Founder

AqarMap