Cairo Festival City
The Premier Mixed-Use Urban Community
Spanning 3 million square metres, Cairo Festival City is a visionary mixed use urban community, strategically located just 15 minutes from Cairo International Airport on the Ring Road and near the districts of Maadi to the south and Heliopolis, Nasr City, Mokattam to the west.
Cairo Festival City is being designed by the internationally renowned firms of Callison, WATG and 5+DESIGN. Cairo Festival City features Egypt’s premier indoor-outdoor shopping, dining and entertainment resort combined with spectacular luxury residential gated communities (Villas and Apartments), prime office space, internationally renowned hotels, schools and an automotive park all set within a beautifully landscaped environment.
Cairo festival City will be a state-of-the-art super regional centre and retail showcase in Greater Cairo and Egypt’s premier indoor-outdoor shopping, dining and entertainment destination.
Encompassing the finest shopping, dining, entertainment, homes, schools, offices and leisure, Cairo Festival City is connected by an internal roads network and a necklace of parks interlaced throughout the city. Upon completion, Cairo Festival City will be home to over 13,000 residents in villas and apartments and a place to work for 50,000 office staff.
Established in the 1930’s, Al-Futtaim is one of the most progressive business houses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
The group is a dynamic innovator with over 65 companies across sectors as diverse as commerce, industry, services and employs over 20,000 people across the UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Egypt, Syria, Pakistan, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka and Europe.
Structured into seven operational divisions, Al-Futtaim maintains a decentralised approach giving individual businesses flexibility and versatility to maintain a competitive stance. The majority of businesses, built on a portfolio of world leading brands, dominate their sector.
The success of Al-Futtaim is attributed to proactively managing change, whilst upholding the values of integrity, service and social responsibility.
Cairo Festival City is a 3 million square metre development by Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate (AFGRE), a key division of Al-Futtaim group, a privately owned Dubai based conglomerate and one of the region’s most progressive businesses with more than 80 years experience.
Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate (AFGRE) is the real estate development and operations arm of Al-Futtaim Group. It is responsible for the origination, conception, development, procurement and construction of mega projects and the leasing and operation of these projects after completion.
In addition, AFGRE develops and operates an extensive multimillion dollar portfolio of individual corporate real estate and investment assets across the MENA region.
The three current flagship mixed use urban communities under the Festival City brand are Dubai Festival City (5.2 million square metres), and Cairo Festival City (3 million square metres). Doha Festival City is the newest addition to the group.
Designed to capture the ground breaking 21st Century spirit of Dubai, Dubai Festival City was the first fully integrated mega project to be progressively delivered in the UAE. Encompassing the finest shopping, dining, entertainment, homes, schools, offices and leisure, Dubai Festival City is formed of three distinct districts and connected by a 30 kilometre internal road network and creekside promenade. Upon completion, Dubai Festival City will be home to 50,000 residents living in 20,000 villas and apartments and a place to work for 50,000 office staff.
Cairo Festival City is the second fully integrated mega project to be progressively delivered. Encompassing the finest shopping, dining, entertainment, homes, school, offices and leisure, Cairo Festival City is connected by an internal road network and a necklace of parks interlaced throughout the city. Upon completion, Cairo Festival City will be home to over 13,000 residents in villas and apartments and a place to work for 50,000 office staff.
Al-Futtaim’s retail division represents some of the most prestigious and popular international brands. With a retail network of 150 outlets in the UAE, a purchase is made at Al-Futtaim outlet every three seconds. The retail division is rapidly expanding in the Gulf region and has ambitious plans for future growth.
Al-Futtaim’s retail division aims to raise the bar by offering its customers the best international brands, outstanding showrooms and facilities as well as quality customer service. By creating unique retail experiences, long term customer loyalty is engendered, providing a solid foundation for future expansion.