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Why service charges could be killing your property investments

Recent months have seen a good number of properties foreclosed by lenders following a rise in mortgage defaults by owners. Some of these are...

Three ways of buying property you need to know

‘You make money when you buy’ is a well-known investment principle and currently, Nairobi is a buyers market. In real estate transactions, there are...
Real Estate Decade Review

A Decade in Real Estate

Ten years is a short time in real estate markets. A single skyscraper project could take half a decade to complete while certain projects...
Construction technologies to watch in 2020

Top 5 construction technologies to watch in 2020

Sustainability and Green Buildings Many investors have increasingly embraced green. This has created incentives for builders to design buildings that reduce environmental impacts and promote...

How predictive data is helping building professionals future proof their designs

Architects and design professionals create drawings and conceptual designs using data from the present to build structures in the future. Delays happen. In the...

Kenyan laws real estate investors need to know

Regulatory and legal conditions can promote or curtail cross-border investments in real estate. According to African Law and Business, below are some of the...

Global housing markets are slowing down; research

The global housing market is coming full circle it seems. Experts from certain quarters are getting apprehensive about the health of the housing markets,...
Africa Real Estate 2020

Ten trends shaping African real estate in 2019

African markets are fast evolving. In the information economy, adoption of new ideas and technologies are occurring at unprecedented rates. In the midst of...

Hotel industry faces stiff competition from short-term rentals

Kenya’s hospitality sector has come face to face with the backlash from the influence of online accommodation listings like Airbnb and Booking.com on the...

How to deal with a tenant from hell

Bad tenant, tenant from hell, rogue tenant or whatever the name, some tenants can be a heavy weigh in the hands of a landlord...

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An acre is the typical measurement of a piece of land, used by buyers and sellers to have an understanding of the size of...

Kenya Construction Costs, 2017

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AVIC unveils the Global Trade Centre in Nairobi

Chinese company AVIC International, through its Kenyan subsidiary yesterday unveiled the Global Trade Centre (GTC) a city complex set on 7.5 acres of land...

Second Phase of Dongo Kundu Bypass to begin next month

Phase 2 of the Dongo Kundu bypass project is set to be rolled out from next month after the Attorney General gave clearance to...

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