How to make affordable housing a reality in Kenya

Goal eleven of the Sustainable Development Goals is about making cities inclusive, safe, resilient, and sustainable. According to UN Habitat, the key target of Goal Eleven was to ensure that… Read more »

Kenyan firm with touch of finesse

Tasteful pieces of furniture and elegant interiors, line Panesar’s Kenya Limited showroom giving an exquisite artistic appeal. Their ornate designs ooze class, sheer opulence and evident mastery. The showroom located… Read more »

Tycoon’s sons in vicious fight for control of Nairobi Ambassadeur hotel; KRA demands Sh150m Tax bill

Seven sons of deceased businessman Samuel Maina have opened a vicious court battle for control of the multi-billion shilling real estate empire they inherited from their father, including Nairobi’s iconic… Read more »

Gilgil resort takes building on hilly ground to new heights

The majestic mansion standing on one of the hills in Gilgil is the only building on Mr Albert Njuguna’s expansive property that is easy to spot. However, it is his… Read more »

Demand for luxury serviced apartments boosts housing

A director of Gramo Suites in the leafy suburbs of Kileleshwa explains why the luxuries they offer continue to entice tenants Demand for luxury serviced apartments in Nairobi continues to… Read more »

How This Man Built A $70 Million Advertising Empire In Kenya

Bharat Thakar, a Kenyan national, is the founder and CEO OF WPP Scangroup, East Africa’s largest Integrated Marketing Communications company. In 1982, Thakrar founded Scanad, his first advertising agency, and… Read more »

Why low-income housing holds the Kenya real estate future

Tax incentives for developers of at least 400 cheaper residential units, which come into operation this weekend, could make the lower income housing segment the next big investment frontier in… Read more »

The world’s top mobile money platform is so successful regulators worry it could disrupt the economy

At the time of M-Pesa’s launch in 2007, few could have conceived the mobile money service would be as ubiquitous and deeply entrenched in the lives of millions of Kenyans as… Read more »

Let 2017 be the year you take the first step on the road to owning a home

As the New Year approaches, many people will be jotting down resolutions in a bid to transform their lives for the better. If you are tired of dealing with cantankerous… Read more »

Emerging Isinya

Isinya is warming up to take the place that is held by Juja, Kiambu and Riuru townships on the other end of the Nairobi metropolitan area. “Isinya is an emerging… Read more »

Get yourself a tank and erratic supply won’t bother you

Harnessing rain water can go a long way in addressing your water shortage problems. So a water tank, irrespective of its capacity, ensures that you have some emergency supply. Collecting… Read more »

Worrying slump in Nakuru

As the construction boom in Nakuru Town continues, some landlords are beginning to realise that investing in the town might  have been a hasty decision.  Many landlords in the central… Read more »

Buyers sue real estate firm for failure to deliver four years later

A real estate firm developing a major gated property in Kiambu County is embroiled in a legal battle with five buyers for failure to deliver the development four years after… Read more »

Cytonn Real Estate’s Mega Projects on Course

Cytonn Real Estate, a development affiliate of Kenyan investment firm Cytonn Investments, is focused on developing institutional grade real estate targeted at specific institutional, high net-worth and Diaspora investors. Cytonn Investments and Cytonn… Read more »

Why Kenya Open Golf tourney is most prestigious in E. Africa

The Kenya Open Golf Championship has been successfully staged in Kenya since 1967. In that time, this professional golf event has remained the most prestigious in East Africa. In 1991,… Read more »