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Ogun gives out fresh discounted-rate-processed land titles
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In furtherance of its bid to ensure home owners in the state regularised their landed property at a discounted rate, the Ogun State Government has distributed another round of 1,000 certificates of occupancy (C-of-Os), and approved building plans to landlords in the state. Distributing the C-of-Os at the Arcade Ground in Oke-Mosan, the governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, expressed his satisfaction ...

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Propertymart offers flats, terraces at Cranbel Estate
Impression of Apartment Flats at Cranbel Court

The Nigerian real estate industry is dynamic and clearly a rapidly growing sector currently yielding significant financial benefits for discerning individual investors, developers and institutional investors on a mid to long term basis. In addition, choice of properties and caliber of professionals in the industry are fast expanding. Propertymart Real Estate Investment limited, a leading player in Nigeria’s real estate ...

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$7.6 million Mozambique road project to boost transportation in southern Africa
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The Sub-Saharan Regional Pipeline Corporation, Ltd. (SSRPC) recently selected Louis Berger to provide $7.6 million in consultancy services for the rehabilitation of National Road N303 in Mozambique. SSRPC is investing $350 million to transform an approximately 350-kilometer-long narrow and unpaved carriageway into a modern road that crosses the Tete province and ends at the Zambezi River, where Mozambique, Zambia and ...

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Government’s housing milestones, by minister
Akon Eyakenyi, Minister of Lands, Housing & Urban Development

Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Mrs Akon Eyakenyi, in this interview addresses a range of issues related to her duty post, even as she lists achievements by government   What is the level of Federal Governments collaboration with the World Bank in the provision of affordable houses? Yes we have a good cordial relationship with the World Bank ...

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Lafarge, Shelter Afrique collaborate on affordable housing
Abuja

Lafarge Africa Plc, a sub-Saharan Africa building solutions provider, and Shelter Afrique, a Pan-African housing and development institution, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the purpose of facilitating access to affordable housing for low income earners in Nigeria. The agreement which will commence with the development of identified sites at the Federal Capital Territory Abuja will be for an ...

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Exploring property ownership in emerging markets
Jakarta-Indonesia

With a myriad of laws and regulations to navigate, investing in property can seem overwhelming even on your home turf. This is even truer if you are looking to purchase real estate overseas, where everything from the local customs to the legal requirements will be unfamiliar. What are the laws international buyers are likely to encounter when hunting for real ...

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Africa’s top emerging real estate investment hotspots
Casablanca

Where are the up-and-coming real estate opportunities in 2015? When discussing investment opportunities for real estate, people normally think of cities such as London or New York. However, emerging cities across Africa are filled with opportunities for those looking to invest in property. Global property portal, Lamudi, has compiled a list of emerging investment hotspots across the continent, based on ...

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Six states urged to embrace housing fund scheme
Housing Council

Lagos, Kano, Ondo, Ekiti, Edo and Oyo states have been urged to resume their participation in the National Housing Fund (NHF) scheme. They had previously discontinued their participation in the controversial exercise. At the 4th Meeting of the National Council on Lands, Housing and Urban Development held recently in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, participants noted that despite the significant progress ...

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FG, UAE firm in $80 million Abuja housing initiative
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At the cost of $80 million and within a six-month construction period beginning in the New Year, the Abuja real estate market will be increased by 300 units of housing under the initial phase of a collaboration involving the Federal Government and a firm of property developers originating from the United Arab Emirates (UAE). An agreement to this effect was ...

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Firm commences design of Accra Ambassador Heights Hotel

SY Design, an internationally recognised hotel architecture and interior design firm, has been hired to design Ambassador Heights, the new luxury residential development at the Moevenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra, the Ghanaian capital city.  The firm was responsible for the creation of the coveted suites and Presidential Suite at the Ambassador Hotel in addition to recent work on impressive projects ...

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