Africa Property Trends

Trends to Shape African Real Estate in 2020

African property markets are as diverse as can be, based on various political, economic and cultural factors. But this has not stopped certain trends...
Tanzania Msalato airport

AfDB to fund $272 million Tanzania airport

The African Development Bank has approved a $272.12 million loan to Tanzania for the construction of a new international airport in the capital Dodoma. The funding...
Britam Towers Kenya

Skyscraper completions declined by 13.7 per cent in 2019

According to the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat's newly released annual report (CTBUH) Tall Trends of 2019, there are now 170 supertall...
Morroco Slum Upgrading

Morocco declares 59 cities free of slums

Moroccan authorities have declared 59 cities slum free according to housing minister Nezha Bouchareb. As part of slum elimination efforts, the country has been...
Samih Sawiris

Egyptian Real Estate Mogul Has Acquired Thomas Cook Germany

Egyptian business magnate Samih Sawiris has acquired the German Subsidiary of fallen travel firm Thomas Cook through his Raiffeisen Touristik (RT) Group according to a...
Green financing

Green bond financing for real estate taking shape in Africa

African real estate markets are increasingly warming up to the concept of green financing. Green financing is the use of fixed income financial instruments...
Africa Hotel Investments

Africa’s hotel investors push for total control

Hotel investors in Africa are shifting gears. According to global real estate firm, JLL, investors with an eye on the growing Sub-Sahara African market...
land governance in Africa

Technology and innovation will help speed up removal of land sector corruption in Africa

The Africa Development Bank has urged that African countries must act faster to purge corruption in the land sector by harnessing technology and innovation. Speaking...
Addis Ababa

Africa hotel performance recorded marginal increase in Q3 2019

Hotels in Africa registered a growth in occupancy, average daily rate and revenue per available room according to hotel data provider, STR. Occupancy rose by...
Africa real estate markets

Africa’s real estate markets remain attractive despite volatility

Africa’s real estate market shave experienced significant volatility over the past year as a result of changes in the regulatory environment, swings in commodity...

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