Nairobi Real Estate

How COVID-19 is expected to affect real estate

Global property firm JLL has published an outlook of the global property industry during and post-COVID-19 crisis. The report highlights the impact of the...
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Actis to create a $250 million African data centre platform

Pan-African private equity investor, Actis has announced that it is establishing a US$250 million data centre platform. The buy and build platform will comprise...
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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...
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More hotels are now owned by franchisees

Franchised operations by major international hotel brands increased by 10 percent in the past decade from roughly 70% in 2010 to 80 percent in...
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Real estate multinationals in Africa prefer building from scratch- survey

Setting up new offices has been the most popular choice for international real estate companies looking to expand across the continent. A survey of property...
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UK fund to invest $39 million in affordable green housing in Kenya

UK Climate Investments (UKCI) and the UK Government have entered into a partnership to invest up to $39 million towards affordable green housing projects...
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Data Centre Operator ADC begins construction of new facility in Johannesburg

Africa Data Centres (ADC) has begun construction of its latest facility in Johannesburg, South Africa. The new facility is scheduled for completion in 2021. Africa...
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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...
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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...
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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...

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