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Nigerian FG Asked to Reduce Influx Of Expatriates

Construction and Civil Engineering Senior Staff Association, CCESSA, has called on the Federal Government to as a matter of urgency to do something about the high influx of expatriates in the nation’s construction industry, as well as to stop the tide. President of the union,  Mr. Augustine Etafo and General Secretary Mr Ezekhumhe George, in a statement on Monday said that ...

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Dubai’s Arabtec Signs Deal to Build A Million Egyptian Homes

Arabtec Holding has signed a $40 billion deal with Egypt to construct one million middle-income homes in various locations throughout Egypt. Under the agreement, Arabtec Real Estate, a recently formed subsidiary, will develop one million housing units in thirteen locations, delivered in phases over a span of five years, according to a company announcement. The value of the overall development ...

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The Lagos State Residents Registration Process & Its Benefits

It’s no secret that Nigeria has over 160 million people,and Lagos is teeming with the majority of them. To of course cater for these enormous population is no small feat. Housing is one of the major malaise within the State as many have no roofs over their heads or are living in less than suitable environments. The decision therefore, to keep ...

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NIESV (Nigerian Institute of Estate Surveyors and Valuers) Award Nite!

Awards of excellence were recently given to deserving icons and huge contributors to the growth of the real estate sector in Nigeria.The award ceremony, held in Lagos on Tuesday 28th May 2013, was the 10th Biennial NIESV Lagos State Branch Honours’ Nite . A former governor of Lagos State, Alhaji Lateef Jakande, and the state Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Mr. ...

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The 10-Step Plan to Career Change

Changing careers

How to Successfully Change Careers How does it happen? Perhaps you just begin to lose interest. Perhaps you find something that interests you more. Perhaps your company is downsizing. These are just some of the numerous reasons people find themselves on that precipitous cliff looking back on their career just as the dirt begins to crumble beneath them. Credits:www.mscareergirl.com Are ...

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Relocate if You are in Flood-prone area in Lagos

Lagos floods

Residents of flood-prone areas of Lagos State say rather than the government asking them to relocate, they should be assisted to secure their environment. Lagos residents, who live around wetlands and flood-prone areas, have stated that the advice given to them by the state’s Ministry of the Environment to relocate is not the best option for them.   The Commissioner for ...

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REDAN, FMBN launch new estate development policy

The Real Estate Developers Association of Nigeria, in collaboration with the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria, has announced plans to introduce a new estate development policy to guide the activities of operators in the built environment.   The National President/Chairman of Council, REDAN, Chief Olabode Afolayan, revealed this during a press conference in Abuja, on Friday, where he also addressed ...

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REDAN president recommends alternative building techniques

Chief Olabode Afolayan national president of REDAN (Real Estate Developers Association of Nigeria), advises developers in the Nigeria to seek and use alternative building techniques that will keep building costs perpetually low, so that affordable housing dream may be realistic.   Afolayan, who spoke in Ibadan during the 2nd delegates’ conference of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners, Federal Mortgage Bank ...

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