It’s been a few decades since the start of the expansion of Cairo to east and west, it’s been a while and the government’s been putting a lot of emphasis on the process and the factors affecting it to solve the problem of the population being concentrated around downtown rather than all over Egypt, especially with the booming in the population with more than 55% settling in Greater Cairo and Alexandria.
More development plans are in the queue, especially with the New Administrative Capital in order. It’s expected to be 700 square Kilometers and ready to accommodate more than 7 Million citizens, the new capital is located at the east of Cairo.
Other developments are also taking place targeting different classes, including: 6th of October City, New Cairo, Palm Hills Badya, Zed East, Zed West, El-Mostaqbal City, Palm Hills New Cairo, New Mansoura, and more, it’s also mentioned that there is a huge opportunity for development and expansion along the Red Sea, and North Coast, and it will be for the sake of building permanent communities along with the original plan of attracting tourists all year long.
As the demand for housing increases, there are a lot of questions concerning the formulation of a bubble. That’s why planning and execution are being handled with extra care to avoid the Dubai 2011 scenario.