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My big break: starting a construction business with my friends in Kenya

Entrepreneur Virji Kerai on how a shared vision led to the creation of one of Kenya’s leading construction companies Company snapshot Name: Sentrim Contracts Founders: Harij Hirani, Ravish Varsani and Virij Kerai… Read more »

To reduce crowding, Kisii County will build a new capital

If you visit Kisii Town today after a long absence, you will be forgiven for thinking you are lost. The town has grown rapidly  in the last decade, outstripping its… Read more »

Houses in Wealthy Nairobi suburbs empty as expatriates leave City

Landlords have recorded a marginal drop in rental income collection from wealthy suburbs in Nairobi as expatriates flee the country after work dried up. Occupancy levels for high-end rental apartments… Read more »

[VIDEO] What makesThe Hub, a mall in Karen a playground paradise

Many city parents spend a great deal of time at one particular playground on a residential street, if they are lucky. But for many, family-fun days have been relegated to… Read more »

Kenya Developers spruce up malls, scrap goodwill charges to woo tenants

Staring at empty mall spaces, developers are now getting creative in a bid to continue earning profit as realtors eat into each other’s clientele. Floor space is not selling as… Read more »

State partners China firm in 20,000 new housing project

A Chinese firm has partnered with the government to fund housing development in order to bridge the current shortfall of over 200,000 units. Transport CS James Macharia who is currently… Read more »

HF Foundation developing occupational standards for technicians

HOUSING FINANCE has steered the building and construction industry in developing a new set of building and construction occupational standards. Unveiled at the end of last month, the occupational standards… Read more »

Why Nairobi residents are flocking to Kangundo Road

David Nyamuro, 52, bought land in Malaa area on Kangundo Road in 2002 when this area was still bushy. Then, he had only two neighbours. He bought five plots each… Read more »

NHC in new partnership to put up homes, classrooms across Kenya

The National Housing Corporation (NHC) has gotten into an agreement with the County Government of Trans Nzoia to build classrooms and houses. In the Memorandum of Understanding signed last week,… Read more »

City hall set to break ground for sh300 billion housing project

The Nairobi City county government is set to break ground for the construction of one of the key flagship housing projects under the Vision 2030. Phase I of the Urban… Read more »

Duncan Owiti: Diaspora Investing in real estate in kenya [VIDEO]

Duncan Owiti:Investing in real estate in kenya www.resortsandcities.co.ke http://www.longonotgate.co.ke/ http://www.makuyuridge.co.ke/

The Birth of a Great City located on 1000 acres in Athi River [VIDEO]

There is a new town and it is not in Nairobi.Newtown is a city located on 1000 acres in Athi River. The vision is set to be an integration of… Read more »

Kamuthi Housing Co-operative Society to buy back members plots over Sh500m debt

Kamuthi Housing Co-operative Society has resolved to buy back plots of members who do not advance it cash to save its Sh4.7 billion land from the hammer of Sidian and… Read more »

Kamuthi Housing Society in crisis over bank debts

Members of Kamuthi House Cooperative Society during the stormy AGM at Maziwa on May 7, 2016. The society risks losing property Kamuthi Housing Cooperative Society risks losing property worth over… Read more »

Rents highest in Rosslyn, Nyari suburbs of Nairobi at Sh1 million a month

Those with dreams of renting in Karen, Kitusuru, Muthaiga, Ridgeways, Riverside, Runda, Spring Valley, and Westlands should, ideally, have a monthly income of between Sh300,000 and Sh1 million. You need… Read more »