Archive for the ‘Property’ category

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.

South African retailers have much to gain in Nigeria, says Broll

Despite Woolworths’s failure, there are big opportunities for South African retailers in Nigeria.

What does the failure of Woolworths say about Nigeria?

Woolworths may not have succeeded in Nigeria, but many other South African retailers are doing well.

Our top five Meet the Boss interviews of 2013

We highlight our most prominent interviews with business bosses.

Unlocking Africa’s housing market potential

The Pan African Housing Fund looks to address the housing shortage in East Africa.

Women entrepreneurs find success in Kenya’s property industry

Alice Kariuki and her team are building fully serviced apartments in Nairobi.