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ei Construction Update: Episode 1 – Madina Tower, Victoria Island, Lagos

Join us for the first episode of the ei Construction Update series. Today we are at Madina Tower, an 8,140sqm development on Ozumba Mbadiwe Avenue in Victoria Island, Lagos – Nigeria. We spoke to the project supervisor, found out what’s been going on onsite and also took a look around. More videos on eiTV.


Dubai’s ‘The Tower’ will be the World’s Tallest Structure by 2020

Name: The Tower; Location: Dubai Creek Harbour; Developer: Dubai Holdings & Emaar Properties; Designer: Santiago Calatrava (Spanish/Swiss Architect); Height: Not released; Floors: Not released; Construction Started: Q4:2016; Expected Completion: 2020. Billed to be the tallest building by year 2020 rising above Dubai’s Burj Khalifa, “The Tower” is expected to redefine the United Arab Emirate’s (UAE) existing skyline while setting […]


Watch out for Ikoyi Crescent

New residential developments along Ikoyi Crescent (also known as Modupe Alakija Crescent) are redefining the road as one of Ikoyi’s superior prime locations. Aside the large existing properties on the road such as the US Consulate General Residence, new arrivals on the street include Fidelity Bank’s private banking office, which was designed by Idlewoods Limited, a […]


Photos: Filmhouse IMAX Cinema, Lekki Phase 1 – Lagos

Early last month, Filmhouse opened a retail complex in Lekki with an IMAX cinema, lounge and rooftop restaurant. It is located on The Rock Drive, Off Bisola Durosinmi-Etti Drive in Lekki Phase 1 on a c. 3,700m2 parcel of land. In a nutshell, IMAX, which stands for ‘Image Maximum’ has the capacity to record and display images of far […]


Development: Eden Heights, Victoria Island – Lagos

Eden Heights is a 15 floor residential development located on Elsie Femi Pearse Street in Victoria Island, Lagos. The project is owned by a private developer who brought Design Union into the development team as the architect and ITB Nigeria as the main contractor. It will include 2, 3 and 4 bedroom apartments and 5 bedroom maisonette penthouses, all ensuite. According […]


Development: Calabar Mall, Calabar – Cross River

Earlier this year, The Artee Group, owners of the Spar Franchise in Nigeria, took to Cross River State in a bid to expand its presence in the country. After the acquisition of c. 30,000 m2 of land from the Calabar cultural centre in 2014, the Artee Group completed and opened the 5,000m2 hypermarket in July […]


Development: Jenkins Place, Victoria Island – Lagos

Jenkins Place is an 8-floor office project by Orangeline design and development company. Clearing and other  preliminary site work commenced on the site over a year ago but full construction work has started. This will be Orangeline’s 2nd office project since The Bureau in South West Ikoyi was completed in Q1 2016. Though the property is well designed and aesthetically pleasing, it […]


Development: The Bureau, Ikoyi – Lagos

The Bureau is a 6 floor office development located on Raymond Njoku Road in South West Ikoyi, which is visible from Falomo Bridge when leaving Victoria Island. It was completed in Q1:2016. Built on c. 1,268sqm of land, this is Orangeline’s flagship office project and they intend to partly occupy it for their new HQ. Orangeline currently maintain a […]


Commercial Projects in Victoria Island – Lagos

Name: Techno Oil HQ; Address: Corner of Prince Alaba Oniru Road and Simeon Akinlolu Crescent, Victoria Island Annex/Oniru – Lagos; Contractor: El-alan; Floors: 4; Completion Date: December 2016. Name: Office Development for Diamond Bank; Address: Prince Alaba Oniru Road, Oniru/Victoria Island Annex – Lagos; Use: Office; Size: NA; Contractor: Cappa & D’Alberto Architect: James Cubitt Architects; Structural Engineer: Sanni […]


Updated: New Luxury Residential Development in Ikoyi

Published: July 2015. Updated: September 2016. In mid-2015, construction began on another luxury residential development on Modupe Alakija Crescent in Ikoyi. This project joins the large 3 floor residential project by the Dayspring Property Development Company further down the road that is now nearing completion. See the yellow outline below. Total design and construction for this new development […]


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