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Centum Floats Its Ksh. 4 billion Housing Bond

Centum Real estate has finally floated its Ksh 4 million housing bond that was announced more than two weeks ago. The purpose of the floatation...

London remains top city for global real estate investments

London retained its position as the leading destination for global real estate investments in 2018, followed by New York and Paris. According to JLL,...

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Conference highlights plan to address housing shortage in Africa

The African Union for Housing Finance has developed a five-point plan for governments to address Africa's housing finance shortage. The plan, presented at the 35th Annual...

Uganda Construction Costs highest in East Africa, report

The Ugandan economy is about USD 27.6 billion in GDP as of 2017. The country’s real estate sector has in recent times drawn a...

Studies show global cities at risk of real estate bubble

Most stock markets have seen an overall bull run over the past ten years, rising from the financial crisis and investors are concerned the...

How Affordable is ‘Affordable Housing’ in Sub-Saharan Africa?

A scrutiny conducted by JLL in five countries in Sub-Saharan Africa has revealed an annual shortage of housing in excess of 24.25 million in...

Tanzania Contracts Chinese Firm to Build Africa’s Largest Medical Factory

Tanzania Government has signed a contract with Chinese company Neusoft Medical Systems Company Ltd to construct the largest medical equipment manufacturing factory in Africa. The new factory will...

Africa hotels forum highlights key developments in hospitality industry

The Africa Hospitality Investment Forum (AHIF) which has been going on since Tuesday, hosted at Radisson Blu Hotel, has attracted a number of key...

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