Archive for the ‘Property’ category

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.

Johannesburg – the Empire City strikes back

Johannesburg, South Africa’s economic capital, makes a comeback after white flight, overcrowding and neglect led to the decline of the inner city.

Kenya’s new hotels and restaurants creating opportunities for interior contractors

“We are seeing more demand for our services as more new hotels near completion.”

Kenya’s modern shopping mall boom reaches secondary towns

Buffalo Mall will be the first mall in the town of Naivasha.

Ghana: Changing perspectives of Russian, Ukrainian and Middle Eastern investors

Ghana’s commercial and residential property market is attracting attention.

Phatisa’s pan-African housing fund teams up with Africa Reit, Kenya

The Pan African Housing Fund adds quality middle income residential apartments to the Nairobi market.

On the ground knowledge critical to expansion, says hotel group boss

Protea Hotels is investing in projects across East Africa.

Why property developer sees potential in Mozambique’s Beira, Pemba and Nacala

Atterbury’s projects include mixed-use developments in Mozambique and malls in Ghana.

Investors warned that East African Community is not a single market

Broll property group sees great opportunity in East Africa’s primary cities.

The 10 African cities poised for take-off

Africa is on the move. Here are factors that will underpin growth in the continent’s commercial real estate industry.

There’s no place on earth like Lagos, says founder of online property marketplace

Canadian Allie Morse moved to Lagos a year ago and talks about living and renting in the bustling city.

Meet the Boss: Jameel Verjee, founder and CEO, Diar Capital

“I have huge plans but I have learnt the hard way to think one day at a time.”

Investor behind CityBlue Hotels sees gap for African mid-market hospitality brand

Dubai-based investor plans to roll out CityBlue Hotels across continent.