LMD Launches “Cairo Design District” at One Ninety as First Global Design District in Egypt

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LMD LAUNCHES “CAIRO DESIGN DISTRICT” IN EGYPT, A GROUNDBREAKING PROJECT THAT AIMS TO BECOME THE FIRST GLOBAL DESIGN DISTRICT IN THE COUNTRY, OFFERING A DIVERSE RANGE OF ARTISTIC AND CREATIVE SERVICES. THIS VISIONARY DEVELOPMENT AT ONE NINETY IN NEW CAIRO WILL ATTRACT CREATIVES AND DESIGNERS WORLDWIDE, WHILE PROVIDING A PLATFORM FOR INNOVATION AND FOSTERING ARTISTIC TALENT.

LMD, a prominent real estate development firm, has revealed the introduction of Egypt’s inaugural design district, called the “Cairo Design District.” The project is worth EGP 12bn in total investment. Situated within the groundbreaking project One Ninety, in New Cairo at the meeting point between the Ring Road and 90 Street, the Cairo Design District is set to become a vibrant hub for creatives and designers from around the world. The district will offer a wide range of unique services that cater to their needs.

Designed to be Egypt’s first innovation and design district, the Cairo Design District aims to create a global creative neighborhood, similar to renowned Design Districts like Dubai, London, Miami, and Milan.

Spanning an impressive 199,000 m2 area, the Cairo Design District will bring together various fields of artwork, including fine arts, fashion design, architecture, and interior design.

Fostering Creativity and Talent

The Cairo Design District welcomes artists of all levels and provides them with opportunities to express their artistic talents. Through artistic events and workshops, both local and global, artists can enrich their skills and showcase their work. LMD plans to commence the first delivery of projects within this district in just two years.

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Specially designed by globally renowned architects and consultants, SOM in partnership with Portland and Pragma, the Cairo Design District features a revolutionary modernist concept. This concept offers a distinct image for artistic and creative hubs.

A Comprehensive Creative Neighborhood

The Cairo Design District aims to become a comprehensive creative neighborhood, encompassing fashion, art, culture, culinary delights, contemporary offices, entertainment, and hospitality. It will be a walkable destination with luxurious fashion stores, galleries, design-led restaurants, entertainment venues, and cultural spaces such as museums and fashion academies.

The district will serve as a design hub, accommodating established designers, supporting emerging creatives, and providing a platform for startups, advertising agencies, production houses, consulting offices, and upcoming artists. Contemporary offices, specially designed for artists, will range from 100 m2 and offer the necessary facilities and tools to bring their artistic visions to life.

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An Integrated Global Destination

In its vision for the Cairo Design District, LMD has taken into consideration the need for international hotels, including the Aloft hotels, to make it an integrated global destination. This will attract creators, artists, and tourists from around the world, offering them an unforgettable experience in Egypt.

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Amr Sultan, CEO of LMD, states that the development of One Ninety aims to revolutionize real estate projects in Egypt. With its innovative thinking and distinctive model for integrated urban communities, it provides comfort, luxury, and stability to its residents. The Cairo Design District, with its architectural designs and high-end services, puts the Egyptian real estate market on the global map.

LMD is pleased to have collaborated with LMLT, one of its renowned subsidiaries specializing in overseas commercial development, management, and ventures. Together, they aim to develop and manage the Cairo Design District, ensuring maximum benefit and return on investment for all project stakeholders.

Ahmed Hanafi, CEO of LMLT, emphasizes the district’s role in supporting and nurturing local, regional, and internationaltalents. The Cairo Design District provides a space for creativity and design, bringing together global brands specialized in fashion, art, and entertainment. This collaboration enhances One Ninety’s status as one of the most exceptional global real estate projects.

A Landmark Project for LMD

The Cairo Design District is part of the One Ninety mixed-use development, which holds a significant place in LMD’s portfolio. Spanning an area of 344,315 sqm and with a total investment of 33 billion pounds, One Ninety represents a turning point for LMD in the real estate market. The project includes the prestigious W Residences Cairo, the first high-end brand of its kind in Africa, along with various residential options, hotels, an Urban Park, a business quarter, and the Cairo Design District.

One Ninety ensures that residents and visitors alike experience true pleasure, luxury, and hospitality. It reflects LMD’s strong vision and promising strategies in offering exquisite real estate projects globally, revolutionizing the Egyptian real estate market. With its extensive expertise both locally and internationally, demonstrated through projects in the United Arab Emirates, Greece, and Spain, LMD is committed to delivering game-changing developments.

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