Cityscape Global awards Tatweer Misr 's flagship Development IL Monte Galala – Sokhna as the best Residential Low Rise Future project in all the emerging markets

Today, Tatweer Misr was awarded the highly coveted Cityscape Global Awards for Emerging Markets in the Low Rise — Future category, at the 2016 ceremony, for its flagship project IL Monte Galala – Sokhna. The finalists were chosen by a panel of industry experts and regional professionals and, in the category of Residential Low Rise – Future projects, Tatweer Misr was competing against the two shortlisted projects “ID residences” from Brazil and “Fumba Town Development”, Tanzania. Notable is that Tatweer Misr represents the only Egyptian Real Estate Developer shortlisted in all 13 categories of this prestigious global award.

The award was presented to Dr. Ahmed Shalaby, Tatweer Misr Managing Director and Board Member at the Cityscape Awards Ceremony, held at the Conrad Hotel in Dubai, with more than 500 people attending the event. Commenting on the award Dr. Shalaby said “We are extremely proud to be recognized for the pioneering work we are currently undertaking in our flagship project IL Monte Galala in Sokhna, Egypt. Achieving best in class amongst such illustrious competition in the world is an incredible achievement and we are delighted to have accomplished this recognition which proves to us that we are on the right path. On this occasion, I would like to take the opportunity to extend our gratitude to all Tatweer Misr employees and our various expert consultants for their combined effort and dedication towards contributing in realizing this large project and allowing us to be recognized, here, today. “

Notable is that the 2016 Cityscape Awards for Emerging Markets honors projects exhibiting excellence in architecture and design, across 13 categories of real estate projects, from the emerging regions of the Gulf States, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and Asia. The shortlisted finalists are judged by some of the most respected and experienced names in the real estate industry. A nomination is a recognition of Architects, Developers and their projects that have shown outstanding designs, performance, vision and achievement in key areas of architecture.

IL Monte Galala Sokhna is considered one of the leading touristic real estate developments in the Sokhna region along the Red Sea Coast. The 2.2 - million square meters gated, year-round destination, offers exclusive resort communities with a world-class high-end experience. The common thread of this master planned residential community is a real estate development defined by the three distinctive zones; sea front, mid-level and high altitude that capitalize on the stunning topography of the Galala mountain range. Each area offers a variety of entertainment and leisure options reflective of the natural landscaping and flora and fauna of this level. At the base of the development the Seafront area will focus on beach and water sport activities, offering a beach camp and a wildlife and ecology discovery center. Moving up to the Mid-level, cultural development will be a prime feature with the district boasting an Archeology Centre, a Museum of History on Ancient Man. Whilst at the peak of the development, the High-Altitude Level will feature a first of its kind quaint mountain lodge, an internationally acclaimed Spa, the wellness retreat and a range of high-adrenaline mountain sports and activities.

IL Monte Galala development is established in line with highest international quality standards and the development of the project is taking place in partnership with leading local and international companies and primary amongst them, the International Italian Architect firm 5+1AA.

IL Monte Galala provides a unique balance between public and communal areas and more private tranquil areas for rest and relaxation. With a fusion of high and low density areas, the masterplan focuses on easy access for Guests and Residents to all areas of the development, with the zones seamlessly interconnecting through the inclined elevator system available at different parts of the resort. IL Monte Galala offers a wide variety of residential options including villas, apartments, chalets and twin houses.

Every effort was taken to protect the environment by preserving the natural resources while enhancing the community with a human scale identity, ecofriendly buildings, details and equipment’s thus creating and inviting guests and residents to use outdoor open spaces all year around. The contemporary architectural design and a strong and clear development concept have been the drivers to achieving this vision.