Villar – The Diamond of new Cairo

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Hamdi Atta – Al Diwan Real Estate

By Shereen Shabnam

Luxury lifestyle is an aspiration of our readers and holiday homes that reflects comfort and a standard of life that stands out is important to our discerning clients. Hence we meet with the dynamic Hamdi Atta, an Egyptian national who brings to luxury seekers unique property investment opportunities unlike any other, where homes are developed like palaces in the heart of New Cairo.

Mr. Atta is a Businessman in Abu Dhabi since 1974 and a member of Egyptian Businessmen Board. He started his career as a professional in Information Technology working for a multi-national NCR Corporation for 17 years initially positioned in Kuwait in 1970 before being transferred to the United Arab Emirates, where clients included many organizations in the fields of Banking, Government and Oil & Gas.

His vast experience in the corporate world and his educational background in Mathematics, Computer Science and Finance helped him set-up his business in 1986 where he established Management and Shareholder relationship with many local and international parties.

Later on, Mr. Atta pursued numerous business ventures in the UAE, Arabian Gulf States, Egypt and the Middle East/Africa in various fields for many years since 1986 until now.

In our interview we talk to Mr. Atta about Al Diwan, a real-estate company building one of the premium projects called the Villar Residence, which is strategically located within New Cairo City.

Al Diwan for Real Estate is an Egyptian shareholding company founded in 1996. Its first Project is Villar Residence and Mr. Hamdi Atta is the majority shareholder of Al Diwan for Real Estate. The sturdy and reliable strength of the Board behind the project adds additional confidence to investors and stakeholders.

This first-rate residential compound took years of carefully detailed planning and was designed and created by the expertise of a team of leading architects, landscape designers and civil engineers, to guarantee the development’s success.

It is set on a lavish estate surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty and comprises only of villas designed for luxury. The project has over 140 villas, a Club House, gym, Hair Salon, Cafe and Restaurant. For recreation, there are jogging pathways, with lakes on the development and beautiful landscaping. Sports lovers will particularly enjoy the swimming pool and tennis courts.

The development will also have a hotel on the public area of the property adding a positive vibe alongside the many different restaurants and retail outlets for the convenience of residents and visitors.

Investors can select from various Villa models, which are customized to the preference of the Villa Owners. All the villas are prestigious and luxurious and strategically located within New Cairo City in a prime location.

For the project, the General Consultant is the Architecture & Planning Group (APG) and the Landscape Consultant Gates, Leighton & Associates Inc.

In the UAE, the Villar is being promoted by Aya Elbousaily, Head of Marketing who is dedicated exclusively to the brand and is optimistic on the projects success based on the feedback received from buyers.

“Keeping in mind the discerning taste of buyers from the region, Villar has proven to be a trusted brand that provides a high return on investment and reflects the lifestyle tastes and the security needs of families. The manicured landscape and dependable Maintenance are an added bonus,” added Aya.

There is also a full service team in Egypt to support investors on ground for both Phase 1, which is already occupied by residents and phase two which is ready to be delivered.

The key team on ground is represented by Eng. Ahmed Nabeel (Project Manager), Eng. Ali Hashim (Chief Architecture), Eng. Abdul-Aziz Ahmed (Construction Manager), Eng. Ibrahim Hassan (Landscape Manager) and Mr. Yasser Batran (Customer Service & P.R. Manager).

On the personal front, Mr. Atta comes across as an inspirational professional who has been successful in every venture he has set out to do. He enjoys travelling to countries like Europe during his holidays and is adventurous when trying out different types of cuisine.

He particularly likes reading on different subjects but in particular about IT, technology and real estate as these are related to his professional ventures.

It was truly inspirational meeting Mr. Atta who is a great example of an ambitious businessman who has taken up multiple ventures and made each one successful. We wish him the best in his future endeavours.

For Villar enquiries, interested buyers can connect with Aya on +971566534841 or +201100001336. Email is




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