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LAGOS, Nigeria – September 7, 2018 – The real estate sector, as one of the major components of the Nigerian economy that forms the main driving force for the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and large-scale employment generation encompasses manufacturing and service industries which includes; housing, agriculture, manufacturing industry, mining infrastructures and services.

Undoubtedly, the the real estate sector is the most transformative sector of any economy and one of the most effective tools for poverty alleviation and job creation. Contributing meaningfully towards the vibrant development of the Nigerian economy, the sector is capable if adequately structured, of fast-tracking economic growth and development coupled with high level of massive employment creation thereby creating a better and sustainable future development. Read more


Real Estate Unite Conference 2017 Photo Story

The Sixth Edition of the real estate flagship event was held on the 23rd and 24th October at Eko Hotels. Lagos, Nigeria.

This year’s Real Estate Unite was a huge success bringing together policymakers, investors, developers, public and private sector stakeholders with industry professionals to join the discussion on what’s new in Africa Real Estate Industry with a spotlight on Emerging Disruptors in Africa – What emerging trends and disruptors will be influencing the strategic decisions of developers, owners and operators over the next decade.

The event brought together 47 speakers and panellists, 18 sponsors, 50 exhibitors,350 conference delegates and over 2000 guests attendees

Pictures from Real Estate Unite 2017 Conference. Enjoy the view!! Read more

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

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

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