Archive for the ‘Property’ category
Why the development and operation of business hotels is a better opportunity in Africa compared to leisure resorts.
Foreign investors are driving demand for office space in Ghana’s capital Accra, according to property group Broll.
Nigeria is definitely moving forward, although it remains a challenging country in which to do business, says Derrick Roper, CEO of Novare Equity Partners.
How we made it in Africa’s Dinfin Mulupi chats with Koome Gikunda, investment principal at Actis, about the firm’s investments in Kenya.
Sandee Teeroovengadum, operations and business development manager at real estate agency Davyland Properties, looks at five areas that hold potential for property investors in Mauritius.
Kenya’s real estate sector is dominated by high-net-worth individuals and corporations, with very few youths investing the industry.
How we made it in Africa talks to Kevin Teeroovengadum, a director for real estate at Actis, about the trends in the continent’s property industry.
Ghana seems to be on track to becoming Africa’s next hotspot for retailers, according to new research by Euromonitor International.
“The attraction of private equity is that there are very few companies that are listed in the region. This means that the bulk of companies and opportunities are actually in private equity.”
Despite Takoradi’s newfound importance, property developers and retailers have still not fully capitalised on the opportunities.
London-based private equity firm Actis is planning to invest in a 130,000 m2 mixed use development in Kenya, which will host the largest retail mall in east Africa.
Across Africa there are towns experiencing rapid development, largely on the back of newfound resources such as minerals, crude oil and natural gas.
South Africa could soon be home to one of the world’s tallest buildings.
Jonathan Liebmann is the man behind Johannesburg’s Maboneng Precinct, a previously deteriorated neighbourhood that has now been upgraded into a vibrant community.
Strategy to grow to the “rest of Africa” is not only being implemented by fast-moving consumer goods companies.