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Lagos kicks off 10,000 units housing scheme

Lagos kicks off 10,000 units housing scheme

The Lagos State Government in conjunction with First World Communities – a firm of real estate and new town developers, has unveiled an affordable home ownership which is meant to…

I‘ve signed over 2,000 Cs of O, says Eyakenyi

I‘ve signed over 2,000 Cs of O, says Eyakenyi

By Bamidele Ogunwusi / Correspondent, Lagos   Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Mrs. Akon Eyakenyi, has stated that she had signed no fewer than 2, 000 certificates of occupancy…

Firm committed to quality housing

Forthright Properties Limited, owners of Forthright Gardens, has reaffirmed its commitment to reducing Nigeria’s housing deficit. The company has flagged off the sales of its site, the Forthright Gardens Annex,…

Nigerian, Chinese investors to boost real estate sector in three states

Nigerian, Chinese investors to boost real estate sector in three states

By Bamidele Ogunwusi / Correspondent, Lagos   The three states of Ondo, Osun and Ogun  will soon witness boom in real estate sector activities as  some Nigerian investors are exploring investment…

AMCEN holds talks on Africa’s position in global negotiations

The 15th session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN) ended in Cairo, last week with delegations from 54 African nations in attendance as well as over 300…

Why FHA’s restructuring was approved – Minister

Why FHA’s restructuring  was approved  – Minister

It has been sated that the Federal Government approved the restructuring and commercialisation of the Federal Housing Authority (FHA) due to the underwhelming performance of the agency over the past…

PAU’s EDC unveils energy saving building

PAU’s EDC unveils energy saving building

The Enterprise Development Centre (EDC) of the Pan Atlantic University (PAU), Ajah, Lagos,  as part of its commitment to save the environment and the planet earth, has unveiled a three-storey…

FG, BASAP Ventures sign MoU on N300b housing scheme

By Bamidele Ogunwusi  / Correspondent, Lagos   In its bid to encourage the private sector to assist in the reducing the nation’s huge housing deficit,  the Federal Government of Nigeria  has…

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…

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