Experts seek law to tackle housing challenges

Stakeholders in the housing sector have advocated for a law that will help Nigerians surmount challenges facing the provision of affordable housing in the country. They also said that time has come for government at all levels to leverage and unlock the potentials in that sector to improve the economy. According to them, challenges such as poor financing, high cost…

Real estate firm to help FG bridge 18 million housing deficit by 2030

A real estate marketing firm, Revolution Plus Property Development Company Limited, has revealed its intention  to partner with the Federal Government in its quest to bridge the 18 million housing deficit by year 2030. To achieve the goal, the firm has decided to offer 20 per cent discount on all its housing estates across the country during the just concluded…

Combating housing deficit: Sterling bank partners Sterling Court on housing provision

In its bid to reduce the widening housing deficit in the country, Sterling Court Development, a Pubic Private Partnership Development initiative in collaboration with Lagos State Government through Agboyi-Ketu Local Council Development Area, in financial partnership with Sterling Bank Plc, is set to offer a solution to the acute housing shortage being experienced in the nation particularly in Lagos State…

FREIA 2017: Stakeholders in real estate, art and design to ignite Lagos in December

According to PM NEWS, Key speakers are expected at FREIA 2017, the biggest luxury event of the year. Consequently, these speakers were strategically selected to optimize the essence of the one-of-a-kind Afrocentric event that would create a platform to explore the synergy within the Real Estate, Interior Design and Art Industries. These names come with a pedigree and clout that…

Society of Real Estate Developers of Nigeria Debuts, To Tackle Country’s Huge Housing Deficit

Overwhelmed by the country’s huge housing deficit estimated to be whopping 17 million units, a new group known as the Society of Real Estate Developers of Nigeria, has emerged to support the government at all levels in tackling this huge housing shortfall. As windows of opportunity, the Society is to construct and deliver to the federal government of Nigeria 10,000…

‘Incessant building collapse caused by cheap labour’

Members of the Association of Building Consultants and Artisans of Nigeria (ASBAN) have attributed incessant cases of building collapse to cheap labour and incompetent artisans in the building sector. The National President, Jimmy Oshinubi, disclosed this while addressing exhibitors at the Door, Window, Glass, Aluminium and Façade Exhibition (DoWin) held in Lagos. Oshinubi said that many artisans who are contracted…

New Urban Agenda, UN-Habitat reform, take focus at high-level General Assembly talks

THE United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed, has said that UN-Habitat is failing to deliver sufficiently in cities, and its work in urban areas must be re-invigorated, as the General Assembly recently held a high-level meeting on a new UN approach to the rapidly urbanizing world. Ms. Amina Mohammed said in her opening remarks at the two-day event, “Today, we…

Nigeria’s real estate records sales increase in first half deals

Amid pockets of social instability in different parts of the country, land prices have continued to rise in most regions while prices of office spaces and houses were affected negatively in the real estate market within the first half of this year. According to a report released by Northcourt real estate for the half year performance of the real estate management , the high cost …

Experts, others urge new policies for affordable housing at World Habitat Day

Faced with the grim reality of a world in which up to one-sixth, of humanity- or some one billion people – exist without adequate shelter and basic services, governments around the globe are today pausing to marshall forces against the growing plague called homelessness. Nigerians live in an age where the world’s population will have grown to over seven billion…

Implications of Climate Change on Nigerian Built Environment

Climate change is an adverse environmental phenomenon that is causing enormous concern all over the world. In this article we look at the adverse effects of climate change on Nigerian Built Environment. Climate change refers to some anomalies in the climate system that is a result of human activities. These anomalies include increase in the concentration of Greenhouse gases (GHGs),…