Monday March 30th, 2015
Monday March 30th, 2015
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Real estate firm unveils N500 million cluster housing projects

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Lagos-based real estate and investment company, Messrs Propertygate Development and Investment Plc, has commenced the construction of three housing projects simultaneously in three clusters within a private gated estate along the Lekki Peninsula corridor in Lagos. The projects are part of the company’s efforts to bridge the increasing housing shortfall in the country as well as expand housing market for enhanced contribution to Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product.

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Chois Garden estate boosts Lagos housing stock with 324 units

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The housing sector in Lagos State was boosted last week with the injection of 324 units into the market. This followed the formal commissioning of r for affordable housing as the solution for acute housing shortfall in Lagos may have started yielding positive results with the commissioning of Cooperative Home Ownership Incentive Scheme, CHOIS Garden Estate in Abijo in the Ibeju-Lekki Local Council Development Area, LCDA.

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Caressing nature’s gifts in Canalily Place

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The best attributes of nature are coming together in Canalily Place, an exclusive apartment development being berthed on the fascinating stable of Canalily Place Limited with design conceived by sister outfit, Design Union , winner of the International Property Award for Africa Region in 2011. The estate is located on a water-bathed track of land measuring 4,000 square metres within a walking distance of the Atlantic Ocean in Alma Beach adjacent to Lekki Phase I.

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FG pledges to provide unencumbered land to estate developers

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The Federal government has laid the basic building blocks to ensure that the housing and urban development sector become the prime driver of sustainable national development from now till year 2043 and beyond. The building blocks consist of national policies, strategies and plans which have either been put in place or are being finalized for implementation at the three tiers of Government.

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It’s time to buy property in Dubai as prices of apartments drop

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Model of a house in Maccido Royal Estate, Abuja

Dubai: Did you know that if you buy a one-bedroom apartment in Dubai today, you would spend nearly Dh400,000 less than you would about six or seven years ago? Analysts said that if you’re planning to buy an apartment or villa, Dubai’s relatively low property prices, coupled with a slight decline in home loan rates, make 2015 one of the best times in years to invest in real estate.

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UPDC redefines lifestyle with Abuja Pinnacle estate

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The Pinnacle, a residential estate located at Plot 343, Potoka Close, off Madeira Street, in the highbrow Maitama District area in the nation’s Federal capital, Abuja is endowed with a picturesque landscape dotted with ample trees and with lush vegetation. It is on the exclusive stable of UACN Property Development Company, UPDC Plc known for exceptional houses that have redefined lifestyle over the ages

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Reps seek full implementation of Great Green Wall Project •Say it will increase Nigeria’s GDP

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The House of Representatives Committee on Environment has called for stakeholders’ collaboration to ensure the full implementation of the Great Green Wall Program, GGWP because it has the potential of of increasing the country’s Gross Domestic Product, GDP. The Chairman of the Committee, Mrs Uche Ekwunife also called for synergy between stakeholders to ensure the full and successful implementation of the programme in view of its enormous benefits not only to Nigeria but also to the entire West African sub-region.

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Lagos finds solution to Oyan dam flooding

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“I told them then that if you are willing to cooperate with government and pay your taxes, we will not give you a jetty but will build a road with a bridge. It is your right and not a matter of pleading. I told them I would construct a first class bridge that will connect the communities within the area. I am happy that it has become a testimony today,” he said. The State commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Obafemi Hamzat, an engineer, said the road will offer opportunity for a strategic link from Ikorodu Road around Mile 12 that will connect with Lagos Ibadan express way. .

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UPDC redefines lifestyle with Abuja Pinnacle estate

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The Pinnacle, a residential estate located at Plot 343, Potoka Close, off Madeira Street, in the highbrow Maitama District area in the nation’s Federal capital, Abuja is endowed with a picturesque landscape dotted with ample trees and with lush vegetation. It is on the exclusive stable of UACN Property Development Company, UPDC Plc known for exceptional houses that have redefined lifestyle over the ages.

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FG requires $3trn to finance infrastructure master plan

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The National Integrated Infrastructure Master plan will require a total investment of three trillion US dollars over the 30-year period (2013 – 2043). President Goodluck Jonathan who disclosed this at the ground-breaking ceremony for the provision of Engineering Infrastructure in two Sectors of Phase IV (South), Federal Capital City of the Land Swap Districts at Waru District, along Apo Mechanic Village in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja.

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Lagos finds solution to Oyan dam flooding

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Succour came the way of residents of Maidan, Aina and Agiliti communities in Ikosi-Isheri Local Council Development Area as the state government formally commissioned 3.1 kilometres of road in the area.

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FG requires $3trn to finance infrastructure master plan

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The National Integrated Infrastructure Master plan will require a total investment of three trillion US dollars over the 30-year period (2013 – 2043). President Goodluck Jonathan who disclosed this at the ground-breaking ceremony for the provision of Engineering Infrastructure in two Sectors of Phase IV (South), Federal Capital City of the Land Swap Districts at Waru District, along Apo Mechanic Village in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja.

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Haven Homes delivers 2015 designs

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After almost a decade of successfully delivering affordable luxury homes, Haven Homes has completed and delivered a brand new set of home designs to subscribers at its Richmond Gate Estate in Lekki.

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FG, developers wrap up plans to develop N700bn Abuja City Centre

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President Goodluck Jonathan will flag-off the development of Abuja City Centre, estimated at $3.5 billion, before May 29, 2015. This assurance was given last week by the Minister, Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, Senator Bala Mohammed when investors in the project made an in-depth presentation to the FCT Administration’s team. He described the project as one of the milestone achievements of the present administration.

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Why we demolished Catholic church’s fence —LASG

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The Lagos state government said last week that the demolition of the fence of St. Peters Claver Catholic Church, in Ajao-Estate was not an attempt to take over anyone’s property. The government claimed that the demolition was based on the overall public interest, as the said wall should not have been annexed in the first place.

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African Environment Ministers meet in Cairo, seek poverty eradication

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Stakes are high for the African Ministerial Conference on Environment, AMCEN which began yesterday in the Egyptian capital city of Cairo. AMCEN and African civil society groups expect that the conference will define a concrete blueprint that will guide the continent to discussions on the Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs to be concluded in New York and Paris climate change conference that is likely to agree on a new climate change agreement, which will come into effect by 2020.

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UN-Habitat launches call for Urban Youth Fund applications

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UN-Habitat last week, launched call for applications for the Urban Youth Fund. In its seventh year, the Fund provides grants to projects led by young people aged 15-32 years who are piloting innovative approaches to employment, good urban governance, shelter, secure tenure and risk rehabilitation.

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Lagos-Badagry expressway: Lagos shifts completion date

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Despite the delay in completing the second phase of the ongoing N220 billion Lagos-Badagry expressway expansion, the Lagos State government last week, reaffirmed its resolve to complete the massive project.

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RCCG donates N2.2m storm-water drainage system to Lagos community

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Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian  Church of God  [RCCG],

The Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG has commissioned a N2.2 million storm-water drainage system the church donated to the Langbasa Community in Eti-Osa Local Government Area of Lagos State.

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FG flaunts housing scorecard, unveils plans to stem building collapse

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The Federal Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development last week, flaunted the housing scorecard of the Jonathan administration, saying the government increased the nation’s housing stock with 61,000 affordable housing units in the last four years.

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Expert advocates transparent and consistent valuation procedures

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Valuations are widely used and relied upon in financial and other markets, whether for inclusion in financial statements, for regulatory compliance or to support secured lending and transactional activity”. This was the submission of Mr. Jimmy Olayinka Omotosho, a portfolio executive at Broll Nigeria at the training forum of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers, NIESV Lagos state branch.

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UNEP invites nominations for Champions of the Earth awards

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The United Nations Environment Programme, UNEP has invited nominations for the 2015 Champions of the Earth-the United Nations flagship environment award, which recognises outstanding environmental visionaries and leaders and seeks to build momentum for the transition to a sustainable future.

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Rainbow World hosts subscribers, promises quality service delivery

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MESSRS Rainbow Town Development Limited, a Port Harcourt-based leading real estate development company and developers of the famous Rainbow World Estate located in Trans-Amadi business corridor of Port Harcourt, recently hosted investors to a one day subscribers’ forum in Port Harcourt with a promise to deliver quality service to the subscribers.

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Nigerite launches decorative ceiling

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Nigerite Limited, a complete building solutions company has launched a new product called Unique Ceil, an embossed ceiling which comes with a tastefully finished pattern, into the competitive Nigerian building industry. The new product unveiled at the company’s premises in Lagos last week comes in a standard dimension of 1.22m x 1.22m (4feet x 4feet) and 3mm thickness. The new product which is grey in colour can also be painted to any colour of choice by prospective consumers.

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Conflicting UK house price data points to two-tier market

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Are UK house prices rising or falling? Two national indices published last week had painted sharply contrasting portraits of the UK property market, adding to erratic data over the past month that has left economists increasingly puzzled.

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FMBN to lift embargo on development loans

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The Managing Director/Chief Executive, Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), Mr. Gimba Ya’u Kumo, has said that the bank is looking at the possibility and process of lifting embargo on Estate Development Loan (EDL).

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Expert emphasises role of infrastructure devt for economic growth

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The role of of infrastructure development to the economic growth of Nigeria with particular reference to the country’s building and construction sector; has once again been emphasised.

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Nigerians can’t afford more than single-digit mortgage — FMBN MD

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The mortgage industry in Nigeria is just starting if you look at the size of our contribution to the GDP is less than one percent but my target before I leave here is that we should be able to contribute at least 15 percent. That is why we are putting a lot of issues on ground to be able to drive this process.

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Climate Change: World Bank reinstates commitment to help Nigeria tackle challenges

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In view of the continued emergence of topical environmental issues that require urgent attention, World Bank has reinstated its commitment to help Nigerian government in its effort to tackle the challenge of Climate Change in the area of adaptation.

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Lagos steps up work to meet projects completion

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DETERMINED to complete ongoing projects under its purview on schedules, Office of Works, Lagos state Ministry of Works and Infrastructure has doubled activities to ensure completion of the projects. Currently, schools, hospitals, courts and other public utilities are being rehabilitated while new ones are being constructed where necessary across the state.

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Eko Atlantic: Developers unveil mobile device for monitoring ongoing development of new city

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Messrs South Energyx Nigeria Limited, planners and developers of Eko Atlantic City, an emerging city being built on land reclaimed from the Atlantic Ocean located beside the popular Bar Beach on Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos, have devised their first mobile application that can be used on all new generation smart phones and tablets (Android and iOS platforms).

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We won’t compromise quality in home delivery—Briscoe Properties boss

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MESSRS Briscoe Properties Limited, a subsidiary of R. T. Briscoe and forefront real estate development firm which also specialises in project management, facility management, property development, real estate sales and leasing has said that it will continue with its vision to provide high quality homes for the public.

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