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President Uhuru to launch Sh12bn park for industrialists, SMEs in Ruai, Nairobi

President Uhuru Kenyatta will Friday launch the Sh12.5 billion Infinity Industrial Park that is looking to cash in on the growing demand for a conducive environment for local manufacturers. Abacus… Read more »

Kisumu’s property bubble positions lakeside town for more trade, better skyline

A property bubble has burst in Kisumu and is seen as the only way that the housing shortage in the lakeside town will end. Despite skyrocketing prices of land in… Read more »

Montave all out to be game changer in Upper Hill

Nairobi’s Upper Hill, which was once a leafy and serene residential area, has metamorphosed into a veritable commercial hub, hosting some of the most competitive businesses, not just in Kenya,… Read more »

Radisson Blu to open its second Nairobi hotel in February

The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has set February 2017 as the opening date for its second outlet in Nairobi which has suffered multiple false starts blamed on building delays. Park… Read more »

Juja, Ruiru, Limuru land prices in sharp rise on mega projects

Juja, Ruiru and Limuru have recorded the fastest growth in land prices among Nairobi satellite towns over the past one year as ongoing and proposed infrastructure developments attract land speculators… Read more »

HF Group set to put up Sh5bn apartments on Thika highway

HFDI to put up Sh5bn estate in Thika Road’s Clay City HF Group has embarked on a Sh5 billion project to put up 1,520 two and three-bedroom apartments along Thika… Read more »

Adenah Bayoh: From Escaping Liberian Civil War to Building a $225M Real Estate Portfolio in the US

This Woman Entrepreneur Owns 2 IHOPs and Manages $225 Million in Real Estate At the young age of 27, Adenah Bayoh, a former West African refugee, was able to open… Read more »

Unlocking the Kenya housing shortage

The Kenyan housing industry faces an annual shortfall of more than 200,000 units. Experts believe this shortage is likely to dog the real estate market for the foreseeable future due… Read more »

It’s a girl’s world in building and construction

Growing up, Anne Ikenye, now 24, wanted to become a doctor. An incident in high school however made her shelve this ambition. “A friend got seriously injured, and the sight… Read more »

Tips for newcomers to real estate

If there is one sector that budding investors in Kenya are eager to put their money in, it has to be the multibillion property market. The building boom around the… Read more »

Kiambu investors tailor-making homes for middle class

In the past few years the property market in Kiambu County has grown tremendously. However, those who wanted property in the county, which is regarded as one of Nairobi’s dormitory… Read more »

Reasons why future of Kenya’s property market remains bright

The future of Kenya’s property market remained bright in the second quarter of 2016 due to support from financial sector and infrastructure expansion in the country, a new survey says…. Read more »

Why aren’t Kenyan builders using gypsum plaster?

Although builders in other countries are adopting gypsum plastering, local constructors are stuck with the time-consuming and messy affair of traditional sand-cement plastering. For sand-cement, one has to procure different… Read more »

The real estate industry in 10 years through the eyes of a developer

When Suraya Property Group was formed 10 years ago, the real estate market in the United States was just hitting its peak, only to bottom out a year later. It… Read more »

How to plan a city: What Kenya can learn from Rwanda

When I first visited Kigali around this time last year, two hospitality-related construction projects that are changing the face of the Rwanda capital — Radisson Blu Hotel and Convention Complex… Read more »