Egypt floats tenders for new housing projects

02 December 2013

A total of 1,224 housing units to be built in New Minya City

Egypt’s General Authority for New Urban Societies has issued five tenders for the construction of 51 residential buildings as part of a social housing project in New Minya City.

A total of 1,224 housing units will be built in the city as part of the development. The closing dates for the tenders are 22 December, 23 December, 24 December, 25 December, and 26 December.

The announcement is the latest in a slew of new tenders floated for residential projects in the country. In late October, Egypt’s Housing Cooperative Society for Employees at the Customs Authority floated a tender for the construction of 14 residential buildings under the first phase of a project in the eighth district of New Borg el-Arab city.

Earlier in the month, a total of six tenders were issued for construction projects in two residential communities.

In the first batch, the General Authority for New Urban Societies issued three separate tenders for the construction of 31 residential buildings comprising 744 housing units in New Tiba City in Luxor Governorate.

In the second batch, the New Urban Communities Authority issued three tenders for the construction of 28 residential buildings comprising 672 housing units in New Sohag City.

In September, the Housing Cooperative Society for the staff of Cairo University issued a tender for a residential project at the northern extension of 6 October City  comprising 28 residential buildings, a fence, a mosque and related infrastructure, including roads, water, wastewater, electricity and landscaping.

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