Archive for the ‘Property’ category

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

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

Seven South African tech startups hoping to grab your attention

From pet food to dating to rentals, 88mph has a range of startups under its wing.

Private equity firm backing affordable housing projects in Africa

“We want to build houses and get supply of houses into this middle-income market.”

Africa’s middle class boasts high returns in consumer goods markets, says KPMG

The single-largest investment and business opportunity in Africa will be its rising consumer market.

Oil discoveries likely to drive demand for hotels in Kenya

Local and international hotel brands are growing operations in Nairobi.

African Land Investments eyeing malls in key markets across the continent

Property investment firm aims to grow its portfolio to US$500m.

Young developer looks to take Joburg’s Maboneng Precinct model to Ghana

“The idea is to create a mixed-use development by recycling an old building in an old downtown area.”

Five things you can learn from Kenya’s top businesspeople

Successful businesspeople share their insights.

‘Phenomenal’ growth expected in Nairobi’s commercial real estate market

The construction of high-rise buildings around Kenya’s capital points to the growing property sector.

Being a first-mover: Opportunities in Africa’s hospitality industry

Investors are seeing potential for hotel and property development in post-conflict and frontier markets.

How resource extraction is developing Africa’s hospitality industry

Foreign interest in oil and gas discoveries in eastern Africa means more business for hotels in those regions.

The evolving East African housing dream: The case of Kenya

Phatisa shares the dream of a Kenya with better, more affordable housing for all.

‘What makes me hopeful for Africa’

Martin Tronquit shares a story about how a Kenyan taxi driver is getting into property development.

Developers and homeowners revitalise Johannesburg’s inner city

“Living in the city was a means to connect with people in an everyday, ordinary way,” says developer Dirk Bahmann.

Food for thought as African private equity stimulates economic development

Phatisa focuses investments on African agriculture and housing sectors.