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MURANG’A: This is the place to build cheap houses

The Murang’a County government is offering incentives, including tax holidays of up to five years, to encourage investment in low-cost housing. The county government will also give investors in such… Read more »

Fairer priced housing picking traction

In the wake of a boom in the housing sector, property developers are looking at the high-end sector to try and meet demand. Understandably, developers in their own wisdom have… Read more »

Murang’a town getting a facelift

Murang’a town is set to get a new look following ongoing construction of ultra-modern buildings being set up. Old buildings which date back to post-colonial times are being demolished to… Read more »

Chamas need to think beyond land when investing

  Kenya has an estimated 300,000 chamas that control close to Sh300 billion, a remarkable achievement by any standard. These chamas have the potential to change the fortunes of generations… Read more »

Nairobi City County Government Moves to Regularize Unapproved Buildings

The Nairobi City County Government has moved to commence a process of regularizing all unapproved buildings in the city. Below is a statement released by the county government to that… Read more »

Rise of high-end log homes in kenya

A two-storey log house sits majestically among the trees as if in its own natural habitat. Adjacent to it is another residential home made from logs — houses that stand… Read more »

Centum’s Two Rivers mall set for opening next month

Centum’s Two Rivers mall is expected to open its doors next month following two previous postponement brought about by an expansion of the original retail space. The shopping complex was… Read more »

Kenya crafting a land evaluation control index to cap land prices

The government is crafting a land evaluation control index to tame the demand for hefty compensation by land owners which has threatened to hold back mega state development projects in… Read more »

Wealthy Kenyans flock into mixed use developments as ‘boring’ properties lose their lustre

Wealthy consumers, along with Kenya’s rapidly-growing middle-class population are flocking into mixed use developments as standard housing units continue to lose their appeal. The latest research by real estate group,… Read more »

Cytonn starts Sh5.5bn Situ Village project in Karen, Nairobi

The construction of a Sh5.5 billion exclusive gated community offering a live, work and play environment has started in Karen, Nairobi. Two weeks ago, Cytonn, a leading real estate developer,… Read more »

Tiny post, big houses: Majestic mansions that our MCAs have built [PHOTOS]

The MCA’s post has emerged among the powerful ones under devolution, given the regional lawmakers play an oversight role over billions disbursed to counties, which makes the former councillor’s post… Read more »

Ruling on land may cause diplomatic row between Kenya and Kuwait

Property was acquired by supreme ruler of gulf state in 1962. A diplomatic row between Kenya and the Kingdom of Kuwait could be in the offing following a court ruling that… Read more »

Firm’s ‘pay rent, own home’ model shakes up Kenyan Market

We have heard the reports and seen the numbers, and it has become increasingly clear that owning a home in Kenya is not for the masses. In fact, a report… Read more »

Give your wall a makeover with painting job

You can now turn your house into a reflection of your passion and style using varying painting techniques.  Who said art can only exist on canvas or paper, be sculpted… Read more »

Forgery Costs Media Mogul S.K. Macharia Sh6 Billion Land Battle against Uhuru’s Cousin

Media tycoon SK Macharia has lost a multi-billion shilling land battle against President Uhuru Kenyatta’s cousin, Ngengi Muigai, after the National Land Commission (NLC) found that forged documents were used… Read more »