Archive for the ‘Property’ category

Diversifying from oil: Angolan sovereign wealth fund eyes hotel investments

“The main goals of the fund are to preserve state reserves but also to create additional sources of revenue,” says FSDEA’s chairman.

Why Tanzania’s real estate market is taking off

“In Dar es Salaam there is a huge increase in the purchase of apartments,” says Mustafa Suleimanji, managing director for Lamudi in Tanzania.

Zimbabwe ‘a promising market’ for property portal, Lamudi

“The number of property agents that use the internet for business specifically is highest in Zimbabwe,” says Mustafa Suleimanji.

Meet the Boss: Farhana Hassanali-Hashmani, CEO, Hass Consult

“Growth takes time. If you try and rush you will stumble and fall.”

Gated serviced farms: The next hot real estate trend?

Bringing together property development and agriculture.

Affordable housing: Nigeria’s big challenge also a ‘massive opportunity’

Nigeria ranks among the top five nations globally where low-income families struggle to access affordable housing.

Interior design boss sells creativity and imagination

How we made it in Africa talks to Moshe Noiman, founder of Classic Mouldings.

Vipingo Ridge golf estate – where Kenya’s wealthy can escape reality

At the Kenyan coast stands the 2,500 acre Vipingo Ridge golf development.

International hotel companies focusing on Ethiopia

Ethiopia currently houses only a handful of international hotel brands.

Investment opportunities in Nigeria real estate

With Nigeria’s property market becoming more sophisticated, new prime grade commercial developments offers a number of opportunities.

Business lessons from Kenyan rally champion

“It is important to balance work and play, or life becomes very boring.”

Meet the Boss: Robin Miller, MD, Real Estate Investments Zambia

“When operating in economies like Zambia’s, you have to always keep your mind open to the long term.”

Simba Corp – from small car dealership to leading conglomerate

Kenya’s Simba Corp has successfully diversified its business.

Which African cities will offer the best opportunities in the coming years?

PwC says investors should look beyond Lagos, Kinshasa and Johannesburg.

Foreign-born development fantasies will make African cities a nightmare

African cities have become the world’s next property investment frontier.