Tribunal Indicts Lagos in Building Collapse Cases

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Monday, 18 May 2015 15:37
FOR non-availability of persons prosecuted or sanctioned for 135 reported incidents of building collapse in Lagos State between 2007 till last year, the Tribunal of Inquiry set up by the state government has indicted the later for alleged complicity. The report says it was more worrisome when there is no single record of prosecution by the Lagos...

Catembe Court: Serene Secured and Spectacular

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Monday, 11 August 2014 13:10
Serene, secured and spectacular Catembe Court is a uniquely designed mini-scheme within the renowned Crown Estate, Lekki Peninsula, Lagos. It comprises 6nos fully detached duplexes designed to give superior taste and premium living experience.  ...

Squeezing Costs, Builders Take New Look at Prefab

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Friday, 17 June 2011 11:25
  PHILADELPHIA — A package arrived on a shabby north Philadelphia block in January 2010, wrapped in Tyvek and measuring 55 feet long and 16   feet wide. Inside was a kitchenette, a bathroom and two bedrooms. The only thing missing was the toilet bowl lid. Just six weeks — and 88 similar   packages — later, the Modules at Templetown, a four-sto...
A BOLD initiative to tackle comprehensively the notorious building collapse could be underway soon, following the stance by Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development   to introduce tougher sanction for property developers involved in the construction of collapsed buildings in the country. ...
DETERMINED to bring changes within the construction sector, the Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB) has called for a virile partnership among all   professionals in the built environment to promote new designs and buildings that would withstand emerging climatic conditions....

Akoka Urban Regeneration Raises Property Values

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Wednesday, 28 March 2012 16:19
Monday, 26 March 2012 
THE gale of urban renewal blowing through the Lagos State landmass is beginning to reflect massively on Akoka axis as many residential   properties are already giving way for commercial purposes, thereby driving rental values within the areas on upward scale....
SOME years ago, it was touted as one of the best residential neighbourhood in Lagos with a promising ambience and serenity, exclusively for the   high-fliers.  But today, those qualities appear to be ebbing out of Ikeja Government Reserved Area (GRA), as the highbrow community achieves   another notoriety:  commercial property business is now ...

NIQS Advocates Rigorous Costing For Safe Buildings

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Tuesday, 22 May 2012 13:08
Quantity surveyors in Nigeria have called for rigorous costing by building professionals as a way of tackling the incidence of building collapse in   the country, noting that buildings constitute economic asset....
Bank loans, land charges and tenement rates, among others, have been  fingered for the partial compliance to the Lagos state tenancy law by    some property owners who insist on two years advance rent, as against one-year rent, allowed by the law.   ...
CONCLUDING that the conventional means of housing provision may be far from the reach of the masses, experts in the construction industry have called for another option, known as dry construction technology, saying it is panacea to provision of homes for the common man. ...