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Take a look at Africa’s Industrial Players, with AfCFTA signed, more are coming

The African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) is looking to transform Africa’s defragmented markets by bringing a host of opportunities to facilitate inter-regional trade and deepen economic integration for participating countries. The extensive impact of the AfCFTA is expected to cut through the African commercial property market, especially within the Industrial and Logistics segment, which […]


Development: No. 47 Glover, Glover Road, Ikoyi – Lagos

Name: 47 Glover; Address: 47, Glover Road, Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria; Floors: 7 lettable floors; Gross Build Area: 8,627m2; Gross Lettable Area: 4,739m2; Use: Commercial – Office; Developers: Danraz Nigeria Limited; Architects: Bravura Architects; Commencement Date: Q2:2017; Completion: Q3:2019; Parking Bays: 87; Project Managers: Profica Project Managers; Project Managers: Profica; Design & Build Contractor: Elalan Construction […]


Building Obsession : Basilique Notre Dame Dela Paix, Yamoussoukro, Côte d’Ivoire

Magnificent and beautiful, Basilique Notre Dame Dela Paix (the Basilica of Our Lady of Peace) is our Building Obsession for this week. Located in Yamoussoukro, the capital of Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast), it is also the birthplace of the first Ivorian president Felix Houphouet Boigny under whose administration it was built. The Basilica was given […]


Development: Pacific Towers, Ozumba Mbadiwe Avenue, Victoria Island – Lagos

The groundbreaking ceremony for the Pacific Towers on Ozumba Mbadiwe, Victoria Island, Lagos was held on Friday the 5th of July 2019. The project is being sponsored by Global Property Partners, a subsidiary of the Cavalli Business Group. Its sister company, Deluxe Residences is responsible for over 5 residential properties located in Oniru, Ikoyi, Victoria […]


Development: Douala Grand Mall, Bonapriso, Douala – Cameroon

Construction activity on the Douala Grand Mall site has picked up in recent months, with the project team working through Cameroon’s rainy season. The project was announced back in August of 2017, along with another mixed-use development named the Renaissance Place in Abidjan. Both are Actis’ first Real Estate investments in Ivory Coast and Cameroon […]


Updated – Development: John K. (JK) Randle Centre for Yoruba Culture and History, Onikan – Lagos

As part of plans to transform Marina and the Onikan region into a hub for tourism and recreational activity, Lagos State will be remodelling the John K (JK) Randle Arcade into a recreation/tourism centre dubbed the JK Randle Centre for Yoruba Culture and History. After being demolished in Q3:2016, the Lagos State Government announced the […]


LandWey and PiggyVest announce Partnership

Real estate company LandWey Investment Limited on Friday announced a partnership with online savings and investments platform, PiggyVest. According to Olawale Ayilara, the CEO of LandWey,  the partnership will facilitate ease of accessibility to land ownership for middle and low-income earners through PiggyVest. PiggyVest who raised a $1.1M Seed Fundraise in May 2018, has diversified […]


Building Obsession: Sea Plaza Complex, Fann, Dakar – Senegal

This week’s Building Obsession takes us to Dakar in Senegal, where the mixed-use Sea Plaza Complex is located. It includes the Sea Plaza Lifestyle Centre, a medium-sized shopping mall with retailers such as Aldo, Celio, Casino and a 180-room Radisson Blu Hotel with amazing ocean views. The property is owned by Teyliom Properties, a Senegalese […]


Lagos’ biggest Lawyers are becoming your landlords

This week marks the launch of Banwo and Ighodalo’s new Head Office in Ikoyi and we’ve decided to take a look at how different law firms in Lagos are adding to the total supply of office space in the city. While many law firms in Lagos such as Detail Commercial Solicitors build their own head […]


Radisson Hotel Group expands into Madagascar

The Radisson Hotel Group marked its debut in Madagascar, its 32nd African market, in April 2019 by signing a portfolio deal consisting of 3 hotels and a sum of 254 rooms. They also partnered with Groupe Talys, a consortium with interests in retail, construction, real estate and hospitality & leisure, based in Madagascar to execute […]


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