DISTRICT FIVE NEW CAIRO
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About District 5 New Cairo
Marakez Egypt - Fawaz Alhokair Group, the developers of Mall of Arabia and AEON in West Cairo, have announced the launch of their newest development in New Cairo - District Five.
District Five is a 200-acre mixed use development which is part of a 4,000-acre extension to New Cairo. Marakez is one of the very first developers to acquire a land plot in this New Cairo extension.
District 5 is easily accessible from the ring road (7 km away). It also lies 19 minutes from Cairo International Airport, 13 minutes from Maadi, and less than 10 minutes away from Katameya Heights, AUC and ROAD 90. Two parallel flyovers are planned to link District 5 to the heart of New Cairo.
District 5 will be home to a large shopping centre spanning 100 acres with a whopping one kilometre frontage. The commercial hub will be accessible through four entrances and is expected to provide 70k sqm of built up commercial area.
The residential area features state of the art town houses with total build up area of 258 sqm and apartments which range from 150 - 172 sqm for two bedroom and 180 - 215 sqm for three bedroom units. Luxurious penthouses are also available. Residents will benefit from fitness and wellness centres together with sports courts and a luxurious clubhouse.
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All You Need to Know About District Five New Cairo
Marakez is a leading real estate developer in Egypt, with a complete portfolio of residential, commercial, entertainment and retail projects. With projects such as Mall of Arabia, Aeon Towers, and District 5, Marakez have expanded their offering to ensure that their products cater to the entire market.
District 5, their latest project, is an ambitious mixed-use development that will reshape East Cairo living, which only Marakez, with their experience and track record in retail, services and residential development, can bring to life.
With District 5, Marakez were able to select a 200-acre parcel of land in what is considered to be, geographically, the best located plot of land in New Cairo, which perfectly links the old city to the fast emerging New Capital. Marakez have invested heavily in the infrastructure to create closer links with Road 90 and the rest of New Cairo. It also enjoys easy access to Cairo Airport, Maadi and Madinet Nasr as well as the Red Sea.
District 5 is so named not just due to the proximity to the 5th Settlement but because it brings together the five key elements required to create a vibrant and thriving community. Marakez have utilized the land carefully and intelligently to maximize the enjoyment for end users, be they families, corporates or simply visitors.
District 5 is the result of Marakez’s firm belief that high quality living is attainable and that you can find the lifestyle you wish to experience in your own homes. At District 5, you’ll find everything, from offices, sports, shopping, entertainment and all the lifestyle options you’re looking for. Marakez have built a suburban residential community with the qualities and convenience of city life.
District Five Residences promote the outdoor experience in a safe environment through an integrated network of trail systems, bike lanes, landscaped parks and plazas connected to the heart of the project - The Clubhouse and Gateway Plaza. An array of residential homes is available, in a modern yet earthy architecture with a focus on generous interior spaces.
Take a break, enjoy life and play. You rarely have to leave District 5. A myriad of leisure and entertainment options can be found in District 5’s Lifestyle Centre, including a cinema, a theatre, restaurants, cafés, fine dining options, and top international retailers. An outdoor plaza allows visitors to also enjoy the greenery and special family entertainment options where kids can play in a fun and safe environment.
At District 5, you’re invited to grow into the best version of yourself at the state-of-the art Wellness Centre and make use of the track, pool, gym, and sports pitches. Fitness studios will offer fitness classes, yoga, pilates, and meditation ensuring you connect both physically and mentally at District 5.
Walkability is an essential element of any residential community. That is why retailers, supermarkets and a myriad of other service providers such as banks, telecoms, pharmacies and more, are adjacent to all of Marakez’s residential projects. A subsidiary of Fawaz Al Hokair, the largest shopping centre developer in the Middle East, Marakez develops unique shopping centres that are within walking distance of its residences.
There is no better place to work than District 5. An ultra-modern commercial area will attract a wide range of business owners and entrepreneurs with provisions for a variety of professional services.
Offices and co-working spaces ensure that there is room for every type of business, and will allow residents and business owners to network and collaborate from a single location.
District Five Location
As Marakez’s flagship project in East Cairo, the location of District 5 was selected with excellence and convenience in mind. Among the planned 13,000-acre south extension of New Cairo, District 5 will be at the centre of New Cairo. Located on the Cairo - Ain Sokhna highway, District 5 is connected to the Red Sea. Closer to home, Wadi Degla Protectorate lies on the southern edge of the development, giving you easy access to the great outdoors whenever you need a quick break from the city.
In our daily lives, connectivity has become an imperative factor that is a major part of our ability to get the most out of every single day.
That is why Marakez has almost completed 2 major bridges over the Ain Sokhna Highway, right before and right after the District 5 site, seamlessly linking District 5 to New Cairo and surrounding neighbourhoods.
- Wadi Degla 5 min
- Road 90 7 min
- AUC 8 min
- Maadi 13 min
- Airport 19 min
- Heliopolis 30 min
- Sokhna 45 min
- Gouna 210 min
District Five Master Plan
A 200 acres integrated mixed-use development offering the opportunity to experience five journeys in a single destination. An unmatched opportunity to live in a suburban residential community with the qualities and convenience of city life.
. A variety of residential prototypes – garden apartments and town homes.
. A playful entertainment and leisure Life Style Centre on approx. 17,000 sqm of GLA.
. A professional platform to grow at the Wellness Centre on approx. 8,000 sqm of GLA.
. An international standard Shopping Centre on approx. 43,000 sqm of GLA.
. And a state-of-the-art commercial area including offices and co-working spaces.
Facts & Figures
District Five - Land Use Split
Plot: 200 Acres
Commercial Plot: 100 Acres
Residential Plot: 100 Acres
District Five Residences - Footprint
Open Space: 82.4%
Total Footprint: 17.6%
Town Homes: 280 Units
Total: 1,720 Units
District Five Residences homes are part of a forwardthinking neighbourhood with a master plan conceived by leading international architects and urban planners working alongside Marakez to achieve its vision.
Top of the line apartments and town homes form the residential portion of the development, built at the highest international standards to truly improve quality of living.
The Clubhouse lies in the heart of the District Five residential community, bringing its residents together, while offering them and their guests the finest entertainment and dining experiences.
The development itself and its layout have been designed with residents’ safety and wellbeing as a top priority. Cycling lanes, walking trails and pedestrian under crossings can be found throughout the project.
Living is made easy in District Five Residences.
You and your family can wonder and interact outside of the home without encountering traffic and with no thought to road crossings.
The master plan design provides a thoroughly researched system of pedestrian under-crossings to encourage residents and their families to enjoy the open space, be more active, walk and run freely.
Walking Trail System
Walking trails are a core part of the pedestrian network at District Five Residences, linking neighbourhood parks, landscaped plazas and leading all the way to both the Clubhouse and Gateway Plaza, meaning you never have to use your car.
The Gateway Plaza is an urban space that links District Five Residences seamlessly to the rest of the District 5’s journeys of play, grow, work and shop. Gateway Plaza’s location is carefully selected to connect the Clubhouse and the Wellness Centre with the entire residential portion of District 5, bringing the entire development together in one setting.
Storage facilities are able to hold items you don’t need, but may wish to access at any time, to keep your home uncluttered and make the best use of your home space.
Safety and security for the whole family are at the top of the list for Marakez. District Five Residences provides residents with exceptional security services.
- Secured and gated perimeter fence.
- Complete segregation between residential and non-residential areas.
- CCTV surveillance.
- Security personnel constantly present across the site.
Community and Neighbourhood Parks
District Five Residences was designed to invigorate and energize. With an array of services and amenities well thought out to cover your every need – including outdoor exercise areas, kids areas, dog parks, BBQ stations, fire pits, communal areas, electricity outlet stations and toilets - spending time outside your home will be uninterrupted.
The Clubhouse is designed to be the living heart of the residential community, offering you the ideal place for entertainment, socializing, and relaxation. Its indoor facilities include a restaurant, cafe, TV room, game room, lounge area, pool house and a terrace opening up to the outdoor area.
Restaurants and Cafes
Let your inner foodie indulge in District Five Residences top-notch cuisine, offering the best international dishes by renowned chefs, and excellent management from recognized restaurateurs.
Brush up on your favourite series, watch a movie or watch the game with friends at the TV Room, another of the various social outlets provided at District Five Residences.
Indoor Game Room
A game room including billiards, table tennis, baby foot and darts is a perfect way to spend a night in with your friends and family, in a warm and cozy social setting.
Leisure Pool and Cabanas
The leisure pool is a place for you to hang out and relax, as well as to swim laps and stay fit. Designed by experts, the pool provides options for both pursuits.
Like the Kids Play Area, the Kids Pool has one paramount concern, creating a safe environment for your children to play and learn to swim.
Every development includes a playground, but at District Five Residences the playground is truly special. Kids will enjoy a vast array of slides, swings, climbing walls, and sandpits, ensuring they are always entertained.
The Activity Tables section offers every member of the family the chance to join the fun, whether by engaging in a game of table tennis or billiards.
A classic part of any high-end sports centre, clay courts, can be found at District Five Residences, to be used by residents of all ages.
To cater to the wide variety of fitness options that residents will want to participate in, a multi-purpose court that can be used day and night will provide space for volleyball, basketball and enthusiasts