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Developers cut prices to stem low occupancy rate

Developers cut prices to stem low occupancy rate

By Bamidele Ogunwusi  / Correspondent, Lagos   In what appears like good news to home seekers and not so good news to developers, there are indications that developers of high-end property…

FHA begins transformation of FESTAC Town, Gwarimpa

The FESTAC housing scheme in Lagos which was built in 1977, and the Gwarimpa Estate, Abuja, are to be rehabilitated under the Federal Government’s urban renewal initiative. Federal Housing Authority…

Lamudi launches Nigeria’s first online property mart

Leading online real estate marketplace, Lamudi has launched the first property hotline for the Nigerian community. The Dial-4-Home hotline has been developed as an extension to Lamudi’s market-leading internet platform…

Funding a major challenge but we ‘re coping – LASURA GM

Funding a major challenge but we ‘re coping – LASURA GM

Mr. Kehinde Benedict is the General Manager of the Lagos State Urban Renewal Agency (LASURA).In this exclusive interview with our Correspondent, Bamidele Ogunwusi, he bares his mind on a number…

Homeowners Charter: Ogun warns residents to be wary of hijackers

Perturbed by the incessant increasing in fake “Homeowners’ Charter” staff, Ogun State Government has warned the residents of Abule-Ijoko, Ijoko-Ota, Ibafo and others in Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government to be cautious…

Eko Atlantic City gets mobile app

In a move meant to woo prospective buyers that have no opportunity to visit its new town development, the developers of the globally acclaimed project – Eko Atlantic city have…

FHA: Reawakening of a sleeping giant

FHA: Reawakening of a sleeping giant

The Federal Housing Authority (FHA),  created under the Second National Development Plan in 1973 to coordinate, drive and execute Government housing agenda to the low, medium and high income groups…

Developers showcase Rainbow Estate Ph1

Developers of Rainbow World Estate located in Trans-Amadi business corridor of Port Harcourt, Rainbow Town Development limited, has showcased the first phase of the estate to its investors when it…

Gran Imperio targets 1,000 houses yearly

By Bamidele Ogunwusi / Correspondent, Lagos   Gran Imperio Group (GIG), one of the new entrants into real estate development in the country, has projected to deliver a minimum of 1,000…

NITP inaugurates committee on land use planning report

The Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP), in its bid to ensure  livable cities in the country and add value to landed property, has inaugurated a seven-man committee on land…

SURCON inducts 210 surveyors

By Stella Omona, Abuja   The Surveyors Council of Nigeria (SURCON) has inducted additional 210 surveyors, with a call on governments at all levels to tap into their professionalism to get…

Eko Atlantic City: No cause for alarm, city can tackle ocean surge

Eko Atlantic City:  No cause for alarm, city can tackle ocean surge

By Bamidele Ogunwusi Correspondent, Lagos The fears of possible ocean surge by interested Nigerians who intend to buy property, Eko Atlantic City, has been described as unfounded as  investors behind…

Ogun ‘Batch 5’ homeowners get C-of-O

The fifth batch of beneficiaries under the “Homeowners’ Charter” of the Ogun State government has been presented with Certificate of Occupancy (C- of- O), and other title documents. The scheme…

FG, firm sign $80m housing deal

By Bamidele Ogunwusi Correspondent, Lagos Federal Government and the Dubai based Signature Value Homes (SVH) have signed an $80 million housing deal. Under the deal, 300 houses will be provided in…

N500m Trinity Mall takes off in Lagos

The N500 million Trinity Mall has opened at lkeja, Lagos, to provide convenience for busy shoppers. The Chairman/Chief Executive of OMAIS Investments Nigeria Limited, owners of the mall, Chief Omochiere…

Stakeholders blame soaring prices of building materials on high cost of accommodation nationwide

Stakeholders blame soaring prices of building materials on high cost of accommodation nationwide

Stakeholders in the housing sector have blamed the soaring prices of locally-produced and imported building materials on the high cost of accommodation in major cities nationwide. They told the News…

Yet another year of empty promises in housing sector

Yet another year of empty promises in housing sector

The nation’s housing sector remained stagnant for the better part of the year. Like the years before it, 2014 also witnessed another round of empty promises that had contributed to…

FG set to rejuvenate housing delivery

FG set to rejuvenate housing delivery

By By Stella Omona and Bamidele Ogunwusi The Federal Government seems not to be leaving any stone unturned in its quest to boost housing delivery in the country as it has…

My ambition is to create more jobs for town planners – Olomola

My ambition is to create more jobs for town planners – Olomola

Dr. Femi Olomola, a foremost town planner, recently emerged the President of the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP) at its well-attended 45th Annual General meeting held in Lagos to…

Harmattan: Lagos battle ready, unveils fire trucks, apparels

Harmattan: Lagos battle ready, unveils fire trucks, apparels

By Bamidele Ogunwusi Correspondent, Lagos While demonstrating the commitment of his government to ensure safety of lives and property, especially at this period of the year, the Lagos State Governor, Mr.…

Africa demands climate treaty ratification

Africa demands climate treaty ratification

  By Augustine Adah Senior Correspondent The African group of negotiators on Climate Change at the ongoing Conference of Parties (COP 20) in Lima has urged developed countries to ratify an…

Julius Berger, GE sign pact on construction of multi-modal plant

By Obas Esiedesa Senior Reporter, Abuja Julius Berger Nigeria has signed an agreement with leading American firm, General Electric (GE) for the construction of a multi-modal manufacturing and assembly plant in…

NIQS canvasses maximum benefit from infrastructure projects

Quantity surveyors say there is a need to ensure that the government and people get maximum benefit from infrastructural projects. The issue dominated the discourse at the QS Week of…

SON, Nigerite, artisans unite to improve housing delivery

SON, Nigerite, artisans unite to improve  housing delivery

By Bamidele Ogunwusi Correspondent, Lagos The nation’s  anti-counterfeiting watchdog, the Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) and a leading building component solutions company in Nigeria, Nigerite Limited, have at separate fora expressed…

Building collapse: Stakeholders seek end to menace

By Bamidele Ogunwusi Correspondent, Lagos Stakeholders in the built environment seem not relenting in finding a lasting solution to the cases of building collapse in Nigeria as met recently  in Lagos…

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