How to minimise expenses during building construction

Planning is very important strategy in evry aspect of life. With planning, one can graduate his expenses to match available sources of income. For those who do not want to spend much money during building construction quality materials are important. Building construction takes different processes but monitoring and supervision will maximise the efforts put in the construction.

Read More

How Garden City is coping with real estate slowdown

The last 10 years have seen an exponential increase in the number of residential and commercial properties available for sale and renting in Nairobi. Among such properties is Garden City, Kenya’s first mixed-use real estate project offering shops and family entertainment, including Kenya’s largest iMax Cinema, residences (both apartments and family townhouses), a range of amenities and commercial offices within one development.

Read More

There’s no silver bullet for affordable housing

Only 19 per cent of families in urban centres across Kenya live in their own houses, with the capital Nairobi having the smallest share of homeowners at nine per cent of the city population. Not that town dwellers love renting; the high cost of homeownership has simply locked most of the population out.

Read More

Ghana commence construction of 250,000 housing units countrywide

The government of Ghana has commenced construction of 250,000 affordable housing units across the country as part of measures to wipe out the two-million housing unit deficit facing the country. Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Samuel Atta Akyea confirmed the reports and said that the ongoing project formed part of an eight-year government affordable housing project to deliver 250,000 housing units a year to address the housing deficit.

Read More

Development Phase of Hilton Hotel Kicks-off in Liberia

There seems to be a big boost for the investment climate under the CDC-led Government as the construction of the multimillion five stars Hilton International Hotel commences soon after the kick-off meeting with stakeholders from Hilton, Moneo Architects and the construction engineers from Zakhem International Construction Company are being held in Nairobi, Kenya.

Read More

‘Wrong housing policy threat to development’

Wrong housing policies have been stalling the nation’s development, the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV) President, Rowland Abonta, has said. Abonta, who spoke at the inaugural meeting of the 2019/2020 National Council of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV) in Abuja, said housing should be incorporated into the development policy of the nation.

Read More