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Soft Power: China Backs Egypt's New $45 Billion Capital
An alliance to build a new capital for Egypt between Egyptian authorities and a major Chinese state-owned developer shows how Chinese businesses are taking advantage of opportunities created in emerging markets.
Egypt Tries to Fix Its Housing Shortage
Egypt?s housing ministry is taking steps to solve its housing shortage by offering more than 500,000 state-subsidized units for low-income people. The success of the program would mean achieving what previous governments failed to do.
Domestic Investors Pour Money Into Egypt's Property Market
Egypt?s real-estate market is flourishing, thanks to many Egyptians who believe that property is their safest investment option.
Egypt Hopes for Hotel Market Revival
New hotel openings have become increasingly scarce in Egypt since 2011 after the so-called Arab Spring. But the Ritz-Carlton is one of a few hotel companies that is forging ahead in the country despite the tourism slump.
Alphabet Harbors Plan to Build 'Smart' Cities
Google parent Alphabet has legions of Web developers. Soon it might be in need of real-estate developers as it plans to delve into an ambitious new arena: city building.
Russian Property Mogul Sets His Sights on Miami
Billionaire Vladislav Doronin has more than 70 real-estate developments or projects in the works in his native Russia. Now he?s turning his sights on the U.S., starting with a Miami luxury condo with his partner Italian fashion house Missoni.
Manhattan's Auto Row Is Attracting Office Developers
A $100 million project on Manhattan?s Auto Row that has billionaire William Ackman as an investor shows how a stretch on the far West Side is turning the corner from industrial hinterland to office magnet.