Tuesday September 23rd, 2014
Tuesday September 23rd, 2014
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Stakeholders advocate energy-efficient buildings

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Worried by the depletion of the ozone layer which is blamed on the advancement in technology, infrastructure, exponential population growth and other man-made activities, stakeholders in the built environment have advocated greenness to be encouraged in the construction of buildings with designs which will ensure the use of more of day lighting and less wattage of electricity light.

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Developer unveils Purplestone Mall

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Purplestone-pix

Driven by the vision to provide first class and affordable housing infra-structure for residential and commercial purposes which will invariably impact on the quality of life of both high and medium income earners, Beverly & Sam Properties, a firm of property developers has developed an ultra modern multi-purpose shopping mall in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory.

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FG, developer sign deal on Festac Phase 2

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One of the buildings in Festac town

A Major milestone in the nation’s housing and urban development sector was recorded last week when the Federal Government and Messrs New Festac Property Development Company Limited, signed an agreement for the concessioning of the reclamation and infrastructure development of Festac Phase Two in Lagos.

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FG, stakeholders ratify 30-year roadmap for housing and urban sector

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housing

It was unarguably the greatest assemblage of built environment experts in the country in the recent past. The setting was a two-day stakeholders workshop to validate the draft roadmap that would guide activities in the nation’s housing and urban development sector in the next 30 years.

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Grenadines Homes unveils Katampe scheme

  /   in Homes & Property 12:34 am   /   Comments

A Housing Estates in Lagos

Grenadines Homes Limited, a leading real estate company in Nigeria, has taken another bold move towards boosting home ownership in Nigeria with the formal commencement of the process for the construction of a new set of homes at Katape in Abuja, the nation’s Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

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FG, developer sign deal on Festac Phase 2

  /   in Homes & Property 12:46 am   /   Comments

One of the buildings in Festac town

A major milestone in the nation’s housing and urban development sector was recorded last week when the Federal Government and Messrs New Festac Property Development Company Limited, signed an agreement for the concessioning of the reclamation and infrastructure development of Festac Phase Two in Lagos.

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Stakeholders advocate energy-efficient buildings

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Electricity-new

Worried by the depletion of the ozone layer which is blamed on the advancement in technology, infrastructure, exponential population growth and other man-made activities, stakeholders in the built environment have advocated greenness to be encouraged in the construction of buildings with designs which will ensure the use of more of day lighting and less wattage of electricity light.

Read More →
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Developer unveils Purplestone Mall

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Purplestone-pix

Driven by the vision to provide first class and affordable housing infra-structure for residential and commercial purposes which will invariably impact on the quality of life of both high and medium income earners, Beverly & Sam Properties, a firm of property developers has developed an ultra modern multi-purpose shopping mall in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory.

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Dry construction is solution to Nigeria’s housing deficit — Nigerite MD

  /   in Homes & Property 1:12 am   /   Comments

Frank-LE-Bris

Nigerite Limited, a complete building components solution company, has been in the fore front of manufacturing quality building solutions in the Nigerian market. In a bid to expand its market and solidify the company’s pedigree as a complete housing component solution provider, Nigerite introduced dry construction solutions with the belief that this will make housing

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Lagos govt commences work on Ago link road

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Failed portion of Ajegunle link road to Oshodi-Apapa Expressway

Enduring Tax payers in Ago area of Isolo Local Development Council in Lagos are watching with optimism as earth movers tear through and excavate the soil while pre- cast drainage are placed to create water ways in an environment known for perennial flooding and failed road.

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Rivers govt, firm unveil over 1,200 housing units in P/Harcourt

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•A residential property in Lekki, Lagos

Rivers state government in conjunction with a private firm has unveiled over 1,200 unit-luxury housing estate called Rainbow World in the garden city of Port Harcourt to address housing deficit in the country.

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Kogi govt, developer seal deal on Civil Servants’ Estate

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*Gov. Wada

Kogi State’s civil servants are on the verge of becoming home owners following a deal between the state government and Messrs Kenmas Properties Development Nigeria Limited under the Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) arrangement to build affordable homes for them.

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Firm boost distributors’ outlets with branded stockist kiosks

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Gooluck Jonathan Estate in Abuja. (Credit Channels)

For easy identification of its dealers’ outlets nationwide, Eternit Limited, one of Nigeria’s leading hosing solution providers has provided its dealers and distributors who form part of its channel members with specially made branded stockist kiosks.

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Why we ventured into production of 32.5 grade of cement —Dangote

  /   in Homes & Property 1:22 am   /   Comments

Aliko Dangote

With barely two weeks to the expiration of the 60-day window given by the Standards Organisation of Nigeria, SON, to cement manufacturers in the country to comply with the new cement standards, Dangote Cement Company PLC, which has been in the vanguard of the crusade for cement standardization in Nigeria, last week, unveiled plans to launch its own brand of the premium 32.5 cement grade.

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Land Swap: Abuja to get N3.2trn secondary investment — Bala Mohammed

  /   in Homes & Property 12:09 am   /   Comments

Vintage-eSTATE

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory Admini-stration, FCTA, Senator Bala Mohammed has disclosed that with the successful implementation of the on-going Abuja Land Swap Initiative, over N3.2 trillion secondary investment is expected to be generated for the Federal Capital Territory.

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Lack of approved layout for Lekki corridor worries built environment experts

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*Oba Elegushi Housing Estate

The uncontrolled urban sprawl due to lack of approved layouts for various development projects along Lekki Peninsula, Lagos has continued to remain a major concern for built environment experts.

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FCT accounts for 10% of 17m housing deficit in Nigeria — Bala Mohammed

  /   in Homes & Property 12:44 am   /   Comments

*Bala Mohammed, FCT Minister

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, Senator Bala Mohammed disclosed at the weekend that the FCT accounts for 10 per cent of the 17 million housing deficit in Nigeria. The minister disclosed this while commissioning a 49-unit luxury apartments christened “AICL Apo- Dutse Housing Estate”.

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FG begins national housing survey, audit of landed property

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makokohouse

DOES Nigeria actually have a housing shortfall of 17 million housing units? This and many other issues are what a National Housing Survey being undertaken by the Federal Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, is expected to unravel

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Builders call for formation of consortium of experts

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Gooluck Jonathan Estate in Abuja. (Credit Channels)

Arising from the just concluded 44th Annual General Meeting and Conference of the Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB) with the theme “Construction Industry Development: Collaboration, Innovations and Capacity Building” which held in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, professional builders have called for the formation of a consortium of experts in the building industry in order to encourage and improve construction project delivery

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Inflows into emerging markets decline to $1.8bn– Rencap

  /   in Homes & Property 8:14 pm   /   Comments

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The inflows into the Emerging Market (EM) funds slowed further, to $1.8billion for the second successive week, as positive flows into Global Emerging Market, GEM funds declined, according to report by Renaissance Capital, Rencap.

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Gbagi: Real estate mogul

  /   in Homes & Property 12:13 am   /   Comments

ghangi-aaaaa

Olorogun Kenneth Gbagi, former minister of states, Education, no doubt, is one of the richest lawyers in Nigeria without taking any loan from any bank in the world.

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Lagos to sustain all-year round de-flooding programme

  /   in Homes & Property 12:28 am   /   Comments

Ajegunleflood

Lagos residents have been assured by the state government that it would intensify and sustain its all-year round de-flooding programme consisting of pre-rain, mid-rain and post-rain strategies to provide relief measures this rainy season.

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Nigerite partners Lagos on skills acquisition, capacity building

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Nigerite Limited, a Lagos-based complete building solutions company, has justified its partnership with the Lagos State government on enterprise development projects, saying it is motivated by the need to encourage skills acquisition and capacity building.

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New Adiyan waterworks targets 733 gallons daily

  /   in Homes & Property 12:57 am   /   Comments

Water vendors (Mairuwa) at work. Pics: Biodun Ogunleye

Due to increased demand for water consumption in Lagos State, the government has approved an ambitious plans to commence the construction of Adiyan Water Works Phase II. When completed, it will double the existing 70 million and bring the water work to 140 million gallons per day.

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FG tackles 17m housing deficit with 10,000 units

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Jakande-housing

Eight months ago, during the launch of the Nigeria Mortgage Refinancing Company, NMRC, the President, Dr Goodluck Ebele Jonathan promised to provide affordable housing to the millions of homeless Nigerians by the end of the second quarter of the year.

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We are responding well to increasing housing demands —Fashola

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Fashola

As the commercial hub of the country, the demand for housing in Lagos is ever increasing. This is mainly due to continuous influx of people into the nation’s commercial capital on a daily basis. These immigrants whose main reason for coming to Lagos is to seek greener pastures, however end up residing in the city that is already over congested.

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Kogi to build $85bn municipal solid waste recycling plant

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Scraps

The Kogi State government last week, unveiled plans to build a solid waste recycling plant worth $85 billion to help curtail the myriad of environmental challenges facing the state.

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UPDC redefines Calabar landscape with 200-unit Golf Estate

  /   in Homes & Property 12:49 am   /   Comments

golf

The UACN Property Development Company, UPDC has flagged off the construction of a 200 housing estate in Calabar, the Cross River State capital. Christened Calabar Golf Estate, the project is being executed in partnership with Cross River State Government.

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Bad roads: Lagos replies critics

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AGO-BAD-ROAD-new

By Kingsley Adcgboye Reacting to the view held by most Lagos residents that roads in the metropolis are in deplorable conditions due to neglect, the Lagos State government last week, insisted that it has delivered on its promise to provide good roads infrastructure. In fact, the Statc claimed that it has done more than all

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BCPG adopts grassroots approach to stem rise in building collapse

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The collapsed shopping mall

Worried by the rising wave of building collapse across the country, pressure group – Building Collapse Prevention Guild, BCPG, has adopted a grass root measure to check the increasing occurrence of buildings collapse in the country.

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100 exhibitors expected at BUILDMACEX Nigeria 2014

  /   in Homes & Property 12:09 am   /   Comments

Poised to tackle the rising wave of building collapse as well as generate a forum to uplift the building sector in Nigeria, Atlantic Exhibition Nigeria Limited, AENL, Lagos, has unveiled plans to bring together over 100 local and international exhibitors to showcase modern building construction machinery.

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Oil spills, gas flaring, desertification top Nigeria’s environmental challenges

  /   in Homes & Property 12:48 am   /   Comments

• A gas flare site in Niger Delta

With the coming on board of the Minister of Environment, Mrs. Laurentia Mallam, and her familiarisation tour of parastatals and agencies under the Ministry, expectations are high that the new Minister will take concrete steps to address the daunting challenges facing the Ministry and the Nigerian Environment.

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