Mortgage Policies in Nigeria; Challenges and the Way Forward

Mortgages are used by individuals and businesses to make large real estate purchases without paying the entire value of the purchase up front. A mortgage is a debt instrument, secured by the collateral of specified real estate property that the Read more

Policies & Legislation that will Promote Real Estate Investments in SSA

Political crises, instability in government policies and staggering legislations are a common constraint that has directly or indirectly impacted on the level of foreign investment into developing countries in Africa.

Real estate investors have maintained a bit of caution with respect to investing within the sub-Saharan region, and this is quite understandable to Read more

Building Africa; Drivers for Real Estate Growth

In the coming years, the growth in the real estate industry will largely be driven by developments resulting from expansive economic and social changes. Traditionally, Africa’s real estate markets have lagged behind the developed and many developing economies.

As reported by PwC, study predicts that Read more

Technological Advancement; Impact on Africa’s Real Estate Sector

In recent times technology has affected the way businesses are run, especially with the ever increasing numbers of innovations that has affected communication, marketing, business transactions, transportation etc. Advancement in technology continues to Read more

Nifty Real Estate Investment Opportunities in Nigeria

Without exaggeration, the Nigerian real estate sector is one business that is truly lucrative, with limitless investment opportunities and extremely profitable. It is a money spinner to the highest level. Real Estate is currently booming in Nigeria and people are making millions in it. It is necessary to correct the wrong perception of some individuals that believe real estate investment is Read more

Latest Coworking Trends; The Need for Africa’s Service Providers to Unite

The concept of Coworking is a revolutionary trend that is transforming the real estate sector. Coworking is a style of work that involves a shared working environment, often an office. But unlike in a typical office environment, cowork users are Read more

Retail Revolution; Challenges and Opportunities

In the face of consternation about the future of retail and as a result, retail real estate, the retail market holds huge potentials for investors. Retail properties are strong investment performers through periods of economic fluctuation because Read more

The Capital Market and Africa’s Real Estate Sector

The Nigerian capital market represents a small but growing proportion of the nation’s economy. The Nigerian capital market is principally a market for long-term investments where corporate equities and long-term debt securities are issued and traded. It is a market that is Read more

Sub-Saharan Africa; Future Cities and Infrastructure

Over the past 20 years, Africa’s real estate has become an increasing part of investment portfolios which begs the question as to prospects for the next 5-10 years. Although the market has shown to be unpredictable, it can be agreed that there are attractive opportunities waiting to be harnessed in the African real estate sector. Favorable economic and Read more

HealthCare; A Crucial Factor in Improving Sub-Saharan Africa

Africa is currently the world’s second-fastest growing region, with about one-third of the continent’s 54 nations are experiencing annual GDP growth of more than 6%. And this growth is occurring beyond the continent’s urban settings. In recent times, the attention of the world to the disturbing state of health in sub-Saharan Africa has Read more