Despite political and economic uncertainty around the world the top end of the residential real estate market continues to be regarded as a lucrative investment with record sales and rising prices. The last year has seen record sales in the luxury market, including a historic number of $100 million sales…
A fresh funding to the tune of $11million has been secured for the Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme to empower African, Caribbean and Pacific countries transform the living conditions of slum dwellers. The programme is an initiative of the Secretariat of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States, funded by…
Prime property prices in leading cities around the world increased by 4.3% in the 12 months to March 2017, led by Chinese cities, the latest global index shows. The strongest growth was in Guangzhou where prices were 36.2% higher than March 2016 and the Knight Frank index also shows that…
The Association of Housing Corporations of Nigeria and the Central Bank of Nigeria have commenced the structuring of a N500bn intervention fund to facilitate mass housing construction across the country. The AHCN is a body with over 50-member organisations consisting of federal and state housing/property agencies, housing research institutes, mortgage…
Shelter Afrique (SHAF), also an Pan-African housing finance institution and the UN Agency for Human Settlement (UN-Habitat), are collaborating to foster housing delivery and sustainable urban development in Africa. Babatunde Oyateru, SHAF Communication and Marketing Officer, made this known in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria…
The need for affordable housing that could address the gap in residential accommodation in Nigeria resonated in the just concluded annual Lagos Architects Forum (LAF) organised by the Lagos State chapter of the Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA) where these professionals committed to regenerating  and reinventing the built environment. The architects…
It is no longer news that Lagos state government has signed into Law the Lagos State Property Protection Law, a law that has put a stop to the unwholesome activities of land grabbers (Omo-Onile). What is new however, is the creation of a special Task Force on land grabbers by…
Mr. Adetokunbo Ajayi (MD/CEO Propertygate Dev. & Inv. Plc.) with other members of the GRI club at the first London GRI Africa club meeting entitled "Trends shifting real estate capital flows in Sub-Saharan Africa" on April 25, 2017 in London.          
Some attendees at an interactive session chaired by Propertygate's CEO on Property Ownership and Investment at Canada Water, London on Saturday April 22, 2017.