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Julien Studley, New York real estate pioneer dies at 88

Julien Studley, New York real estate pioneer dies at 88

Julien Studley, a pioneer in representing tenant interests in commercial real estate and the publisher of a ground-breaking report about New York property, has died, his former company said. He was 88. Studley arrived in New York at 16 following a time in Cuba after his family fled his native Belgium ahead of advancing Nazi troops. He served in the ...

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The World’s Largest Refugee Camp

Refugee camp

Dabaab a region in East-Africa plays host to the largest convergence of refugees in the world. The largest Refugee camp is on the spotlight in this article. Dadaab is a semi-arid town in Garissa County, Kenya. It is the site of a large UNHCR base hosting 350,000 people in five camps as of May 2015. In 2013, the governments of ...

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Town planners AGM holds 27th – 30th Oct. in Ilorin

Town planners vow to uphold ethics

Settlement development practitioners, Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP) have taken up a campaign to address the unsavoury situation in Nigerian cities that failed to provide for and promote an environment sustainable for living, work and recreation. The planners will be using its 46th Conference and AGM on “Making Cities in Nigeria Functional” to beam a light on the issue. ...

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Britons buying a fifth of all Spanish property sold to foreigners

Britons buying a fifth of all Spanish property sold to foreigners

Britons are buying a fifth of all Spanish property sold to foreigners, as moribund prices and a strong pound make holiday homes in the sun more appealing. According to new figures released by the Spanish land registry, Britons, more than any other nationality, are taking advantage of a combination of favourable economic factors. The euro has fallen from about 80p ...

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Ogun Assures Residents of Massive Housing Development

1000 housing units

Ogun State Government has restated its commitment in the provision of more affordable housing units for the people of the State. The General Manager of the State Housing Corporation, Arch. Jumoke Akinwunmi stated this while playing host to a delegation from the West Africa Portland Cement Company (WAPCO) operations, a subsidiary of Lafarge Africa PLC in Abeokuta. Akinwunmi, in a ...

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Africa’s Best World Heritage Sites

World Heritage sites

According to Wiki, World Heritage Sites are places (such as a buildings, cities, complex, deserts, forests, islands, lakes, monuments, or mountains) that is listed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as being of special cultural or physical significance Our society is defined not only by what we create but also by what we refuse to destroy. ...

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Are Dams More Beneficial Than Detrimental To Man?

Dams

Dams are barriers across flowing water that obstructs, directs or slows down the flow, often creating a reservoir, lake or impediments. Water is a critical natural resource. Without it, life could not exist and people could not survive. For more than 5000 years, dams have provided people with reliable sources of water for their survival. Most dams have a section ...

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A 2015 Overview Of Urban Market Fire In Nigeria

Urban market fire

The frequency and severity of “Urban Market Fire” incidents in Nigeria is becoming worrisome.  This article attempt to analyse the market fire disaster that has occurred this year and the measures that could be taken to forestall future occurrence. Frequent fire disasters in crowded urban business and market structures have become a major concern to Nigerian urban planners. Urban renewal ...

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Mövenpick Signs Hotels in Nigeria, Kenya and Cote D’Ivoire

Mövenpick Signs Hotels in Kenya, Nigeria and Cote D’Ivoire

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts will debut in three new African markets over the next four years as its plans to establish a presence in key cities across the continent’s thriving Sub-Saharan region come to fruition. In a move that will take its Africa portfolio to 28 properties strong, the expansionist Swiss hospitality brand will open three upscale hotels across Kenya ...

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Adenuga’s In-law killed in Land Tussle

How Police bullet killed Lekki Free Trade Zone boss during Land protest‎’

Adenuga’s In-law killed yesterday during a Land tussle. The Managing Director of Lekki Worldwide Investment Company, Mr. Tajudeen Disu, who was in charge of the Lekki Free Trade Zone, was killed Monday morning in Lagos during a community uprising. Disu was the father of Jameel Disu who is married to Bella, the second daughter of business mogul and Chairman of ...

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