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More Global Recognition for Lagos’ Real Estate Market

The property market in Lagos is seeing increased global interest as our fundamentals continue to lure investors in. The rebasing of our GDP has further displayed the strong underlying potential that lays relatively under-utilised.  The most recent development involves the exclusive Candy Global Prime Sector (GPS) report produced by Candy and Candy, revered as one […]

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Real Estate Amongst Best Sectors in Grim Q1 performance

Putting it lightly, the performance of the Nigerian Stock Market in the 1st quarter of 2014 was very grim. The numbers indicated that Nigeria was the 3rd worst in terms of returns globally, yet our African counterparts Kenya, Ghana, South Africa and even Egypt achieved positive Q1 returns of 5.6%, 11.2%, 3.3% and 15% respectively. We […]

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Ado Bayero Mall – Nigeria’s Largest Shopping Mall Opens!

On the 20th of March, Shoprite in Ado Bayero Mall in Kano finally opened its doors to the public despite growing security concerns in northern Nigeria. Following an aggressive expansion drive, the South African retailer that has 1,800 outlets worldwide now has 8 malls in Nigeria and plans to open 4 more before year-end. The […]

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Nigerian HNWIs have 25% of their assets in real estate

A recent research report  has shown that real estate was the largest asset class for Nigerian High Net Worth Individuals (HNWIs). The report which evaluated asset allocation trends of Nigerian HNWIs  explained that a total of 25% of their assets were held in real estate in 2013. However this was down 2.3% from 27.3% in […]

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Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority To Invest In Local Real Estate

The Nigerian real estate sector is set to receive a share of the country’s abundant oil revenue through the recently established Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA). Before the fund was approved in 2011, it was still the Excess Crude Account (ECA) initially created to act as a stabilisation fund, closing budget deficits that are a product […]

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Is Lekki the future of Lagos Property?

Lagos is often identified amongst cities with the most expensive real estate markets in the world, as a result of the high costs of property. However, as Jones Lang LaSalle demonstrate in a study on The World’s most expensive office areas, Lagos is generally excluded from such studies as chronic levels of undersupply create exceptionally […]

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