Concerns for retail property sector – survey

Consumer spending is likely no longer the driving force behind of the outperformance of retail property over industrial property and office space, according to John Loos, property sector strategist at FNB Commercial Property Finance.

 

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Affordable Housing: NMRC, AUHF Host Breakfast Session At AIHS 2019

In partnership with the African Union for Housing Finance (AUHF), the Nigeria Mortgage Refinance Company Plc (“NMRC”) held a stakeholder breakfast session to promote advocacy in affordable housing finance. Many industry representatives from the Mortgage Banking Association attended the session, led by Mr Adeniyi Akinlusi who spoke on the progress and initiatives that are currently being driven in partnership with NMRC, Central Bank of Nigeria, Financial System Strategy 2020 (FSS 2020) and other stakeholders to promote housing development and mortgage growth.

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‘Windsor has redefined the business of real estate in Africa’

There have been so many exciting developments within Windsor, the multinational property and investment Group since it emerged on the real estate scene in 2014. Not only has the Group launched real estate investments in the United Kingdom, Dubai, Nigeria, USA, Brazil and the French Riviera, it has also been rated as the leading real …

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Women earn less – but they’re dominating SA’s property market

Women are now the largest group of property buyers in South Africa, according to Adrian Goslett, regional director and CEO of RE/MAX of Southern Africa. According to Lightstone Property statistics, roughly 72 000 residential properties were purchased by single women in South Africa last year, far surpassing the number of homes sold to men (around 62 000) and married couples (around 65 000).

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Mortgage market still waiting for MBAN and the Sukuk model

The saying that Nigeria is never in lack of good ideas but implementation is a fact and it is reflected in virtually every facet of the country’s life- economic and political; at individual and institutional levels. From public and private sector operators, Nigerians have seen brilliant ideas that, if implemented, could turn around the economy …

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‘Developing rural areas’ll solve housing problem’

The Chief Executive Officer, West African Ceramics Limited, Mr Bhaskar Rao, has said developing Nigeria’s rural areas will resolve the housing, insecurity and unemployment crisis in the country. According to him, leaving the rural areas underdeveloped will continue to encourage migration which will put pressure on urban centres.

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Reinforcing commitment to real estate cover

Nigerian underwriters have every reason to step up action as regards building and property insurance, as more construction and development sites spring up across the country. Sunday Ojeme reports

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Osinbajo, others for Archibuilt expo in Abuja

The Vice President of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, and other eminent personalities are billed to attend the 30th edition of Archibuilt exhibition being organized by the Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA).The exhibition, an annual event, will hold between Wednesday, August 28 and Saturday, August 31 at the International Conference Centre, Abuja.

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