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September 19, 2017
#API2017: Developing Africa's New Reality

#API2017: Developing Africa’s New Reality

The 2017 edition of African Property Investment Summit was held in the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa on the 24th and 25th of August 2017. It was an interesting assembly of 550+ delegates and speakers well represented across […]
September 18, 2017

2017 African Hotel Valuation Index

HVS, a global hospitality consulting and services firm, launched the fourth edition of its African Hotel Valuation Index (HVI) during the recent THINC Africa event.  The HVI is key in assisting investors in making investment decisions and promoting hotel development in Africa. In […]
September 17, 2017
September 2017. The Sphere, Cadwell. Victoria Island - Lagos.

Updated – Development: The Sphere, Victoria Island – Lagos

Published: October 2014. Updated: September 2017. Name: The Sphere; Location: Plot 274A, Kofo Abayomi Street; Floors: 7; Size: 8,650sqm; Use: Mixed Use (Residential, Retail and Office); Developers: Cadwell Limited; Architects: Pieach Limited; Estimated Completion: Q1:2017; Contractors: ELALAN. The Sphere is […]
September 17, 2017
August 2016. Eko Energy Estate, Eko Atlantic City, Lagos - Nigeria. Image Source: Emroy Studios/Skyscrapercity

Updated – Development: Eko Energy Estate, Eko Atlantic City – Lagos

Name: Eko Energy Estate Location: Eko Atlantic City, (Northwestern Corner) Size: 45 Hectares Use: Residential Contractor: CFE Developers: Satellite Oil and Gas (Intels, Orlean Invest)  Phase 1: Three 21 Floor Residential Towers Units: 260 Published: February 2015; Updated: September 2017. The Eko Energy Estate is […]
September 14, 2017
Jabi Lake Mall. Image Source:

Qz: Nigeria’s retail boom might be over before it started unless investors bring malls closer to people

Over the past decade, large American-style malls have become a more regular feature in Nigeria’s largest cities. Investors have been attracted by the promise of Nigeria’s large population and growing middle class, and looked to snag some of the pie […]
September 14, 2017
Africa Logistics Properties signs off Kenya’s largest ever warehousing lease with regional freight leader

Africa Logistics Properties signs off Kenya’s largest ever warehousing lease with regional freight leader

Africa Logistics Properties (ALP) has announced the signing of Kenya’s largest ever warehousing lease, with Freight Forwarders Solutions Ltd (FFS), the contract logistics arm of leading regional logistics group Freight Forwarders Kenya (FFK). This deal, which points to the latent […]
September 7, 2017

THINC Africa 2017 – Day Two

The second day of THINC Africa commenced with a discussion of the global hotel market context, presented by Stephen Rushmore Jr (CEO, HVS). Key takeaways from this session were that hotel investors, lenders, and management companies have become more sophisticated […]
September 7, 2017

THINC Africa 2017 – Day One

The second edition of the Tourism, Hotel Investment & Networking Conference (THINC) Africa was held on 30 & 31 August in Cape Town, South Africa.  It was a well-attended and deep-diving hotel and tourism industry event hosted by HVS, a […]