Residential Press Tour

May 9, 2016

Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate recently showcased its efforts to accelerate the construction of Cairo Festival City's residential complexes, in a press tour organised for Egypt's top list of most influential media establishments.

Oriana Picnic in the Park

May 20, 2016

Cairo Festival City hosted its first event in the parks of Oriana Villas, on 20th May 2016. Themed as a 'Picnic in the Park', the event brought together homeowners, influencers and guests for a day of fun in the sun, packed with activities.

Press Releases

Cairo Festival City Mall Opens on November 26th

November 24, 2013

Cairo, Egypt, November 24th, 2013. The highly anticipated opening of Cairo Festival City Mall is only two days away and promises to revolutionise Cairo’s retail landscape and enhance lifestyle experiences with the introduction of a unique shopping, leisure and entertainment destination unlike any other in Egypt.
Featuring Egypt’s first ever IKEA store, the globally renowned Swedish furniture retailer, the country’s biggest outlet of British fashion icon Marks & Spencer and a first-to-market retail space comprising indoors and outdoors components, Cairo Festival City Mall promises to offer mall goers an unrivalled experience.
Spanning a 168,000 square metres, the oval-shape mall and outdoor restaurant area is strategically and centrally located on the east side of the ring road in Greater Cairo, just 15-minutes’ drive from Cairo International Airport. Its catchment areaincludeMaadi, Heliopolis, Nasr City, Mokattam and New Cairogiving Cairo Festival City Mall’s over 305 stores and 95 restaurants a potential pool of over eight million customers. Visitors to the mall are anticipated to reach 20 million in the first year.
“On opening day, consumers can select between a range of retail outlets and restaurants and the plan is that Cairo Festival City Mall’s full offering will come online by next April,” said Mohammed ElMikawi, Managing Director, Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate Egypt, owners, developers and operators of the property.
“This week sees the culmination of years of planning and hard work and we are grateful to the Egyptian government and municipal authorities for their support in helping us deliver this aspiring project. We are confident that the Egyptian public will quickly embrace Cairo Festival City Mall as a destination of choice.
“As our retail offering will continue to grow, customers will benefit from an expanding stable of brands, products and services which have opted to open up shop at the hospitable and welcoming environment of Cairo Festival City Mall,” added Mohammed ElMikawi.
Other key attractions of Cairo Festival City Mall include the region’s largestKidzania, Egypt’s first edutainment destination as well as Magic Planet for the young visitors, a 10,755 square metres Carrefour hypermarket, and amusical dancing fountain as the centrepiece of an Amphitheatre offering a myriad of performances and entertainment for the guests.
Amenities include comfortable parking areasfor more than6,500 cars, numerous elevators and escalators to facilitate vertical traffic across the mall’s three levels and dedicated praying areas for male and female worshippers.
The mall sits at the heart of the sprawling 3 million square metres Cairo Festival City, an upcoming upmarket residential and commercial mixed-use community in New Cairo offering a combination of modern infrastructure with more safety, security and leisure.
The project encompasses a variety of residential units including uniquely designed villas, as well as business buildings with a range of unit sizes particularly designed for companies and organizations with the latest specifications for administrative facilities. Furthermore, there is an area specifically built for renowned international hotels.
The American International School (AIS) has also built a new campus at Cairo Festival City, where Toyota and Honda showrooms and maintenance centres have for long established their presence.
“Cairo Festival City has allocated large residential areas, whereas villas and apartments are uniquely located within a safe gated community and landscapes covering 80% of the total area,” added Mohammed ElMikawi.