This article contains the profile of successful men in Nigeria real estate sector that are making waves in their various fields.
In no particular order, we have
Reverend Ugochukwu Chime
He is currently the President of Real Estate Developers Association of Nigeria (REDAN).
Chief Jide Taiwo
He is founder of Jide Taiwo & Company.
He has a vast professional experience ranging from lecturing at Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna, Professional practice at J .A. Oluwatudimu and Company, Lagos to Knight Frank and Rutley (Nigeria) where he left in 1980 to establish the practice of JIDE TAIWO & COMPANY.
He was the Ogun State Commissioner for lands And Housing between 1986-1988.
He retired in December 2010 after Thirty (30) years of meritorious service in the firm.
He is the MD/CEO of Realty Point Limited, the sack your land lord people.
The company has been in existence for over 14years and are making great impact by providing flexible plan for low-income earners to achieve affordable housing in Nigeria.
Ahmed Musa Dangiwa
He is an architect and the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria.
He is the past president of Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and valuers and the CEO of Bode Adediji partnership.
He is dedicated to mentoring and delivering lectures to inspire young entrepreneurs
He is the CEO, Northcourt. He is a real estate investment analyst.
Mr. Victor Ayeye
He is the CEO of Ayeye and CO estate and valuers, the principal partner of Nigerian institution of estate surveyors (NIEVS).
Mr. Gilbert Chagoury
He is a Lebanese man born in Lagos, Nigeria and has made positive impacts in Nigeria’s real estate sector. His company, Chagoury group partners with Hitech and ITB constructions which are both situated in Nigeria.
Otunba Olumide Osunsina
He is the Managing Director/CEO Megamound Investment Limited.
Due to his passion for construction, he founded Megamound in the year 2000 and has since steered the wheels of the company into a multi-million naira empire.
Adeniyi Adeyemi Emmanuel
He is the CEO of Tromville investments limited.
He contributed immensely to the growth of the company he joined before he started his own.
He is the CEO of Landmark Group. He began his career in the built environment as an architect.
With over 20 years of professional experience in design and execution of projects in Africa, USA, and Europe, he has carved a niche for himself in the real estate sector.
Mr. Kennedy Okonkwo
He is the CEO of Nedcomoaks Limited.
He is a great philanthropist who is presently developing a community Hall and an ultramodern sports Complex in his hometown in Ojoto, Anambra state.
He is the CEO of International Property Development Consortium (IPDC). He has contributed to the Real Estate market.
He is on the list of Forbes 30 most promising young African entrepreneurs and the CEO of Intercontinental Paints Ltd.
Mr. Kunle Adeyemi
He is the Chief Executive Officer of Sterling Homes Ltd, Managing Director of Blue-Bricks Constructions, Executive Director of Jewels Realties Ltd, Managing Director of Swift Concept Ltd and Jewels Consult Ltd.
Mr. Ahmed Lawan Kuru
He is CEO of Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON.
Ahmed Lawan Kuru replaced Mustafa Chike-Obi as the CEO of AMCON when President Muhammadu Buhari dissolved the executive team and approved the reconstitution of a new management team of the corporation.
He is the CEO of Propertygate development and investment.
With over 22 years of experience in the real estate sector and his educational background in the field, Adetokunbo strives to impact his community in various ways.
Akintoye Adeoye Esq.LLB, LLM
He is the deputy president of REDAN.
With over 17 years of cognate working experience both in legal and real estate practice, Akintoye has delivered several real estate projects in Nigeria worth Billions of Naira.
Arc. Fitzgerald Umah
He is the chairman of Nigeria Institute of Architects.
He is a Consulting Architect with over 20 years of experience in the building construction industry specifically architecture, project management, and construction.
He is the CEO of Global property partners.
He has a lot of experience in real estate development, marketing and consultancies.
Mr. Femi Awofala
He is the founder of Brickstone.
He has practical experience in advising companies and governments on private investments in energy, real estate and infrastructure, including structuring and executing project/structured financings and M&A transactions.
He is CEO and founder of Eximia Realty Limited
He is visionary, result-driven, entrepreneurial and highly qualified senior executive with broad knowledge and experience in strategy formulation and implementation.
Mr. Kunle Awobodu
He is the second Vice president of the Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB) and the CEO of Reo-Habilis construction limited
He is part of the body that called for quick passage of the bill for enforcement of the Nigerian National Building Code. His effort in curbing the menace of land grabbers in Nigeria is highly appreciated.
He is the President of Nigeria Institute of Architects.
He has zeal towards providing a strong platform for Architects in Nigeria to attain educational goals.
He is the president of Nigeria Institution of quantity surveyors (NIQS).
Dr. Oyeleke Ajiboye
He is the MD/CEO of Efficacy Construction Company.
He is a seasoned professional in Real Estate Development and Project Management field with several years of experience in the industry.
Chief Toyin Adeyinka
He is the CEO of Sparklight property development company Limited.
He is a seasoned Engineer with over three decades of experience in engineering.
He is the CEO of Redbrick Homes International Limited.
The real estate tycoon and ex-Lagos state gubernatorial aspirant is the owner of the prestigious Amen Estate which he co-runs with his beautiful wife.
He is the CEO of Propertypro.ng formerly known as Tolet.ng.
His knowledge in science and technology is one of the driving forces pushing propertypro up the ladder.
Otunba Yemi Lawal
He is the CEO/Chairman of Seagle Properties Development Company Limited.
He was acclaimed to be the biggest property owner in the estate after the famous Oniru family themselves. He has his signature stamped all over the Oniru estate in Victoria Island.
He is the managing director of Propertymart real estate investment limited.
He is experienced in real estate practices, oil, and gas, maritime and banking.
ESV Olurogba Orimalade
He is the chairman of NIESV Lagos State branch.
He is highly trained, focused and established estate surveyor and valuer.
He is an architect recognised by the Condé-Nast published Baku magazine as one of the top 5 Nigerian architects you should know.
His work explores how architecture shapes politics.
He is an artist, protean designer, architect and master builder.
He was a lecturer at the University of Ibadan where he originally concentrated on designs for theatrical productions.
Demas once used clay and laterite to build a brick house and studio from natural resources.
Mr. Charles Akinyele Akindayomi
He is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of CA Consultants Ltd.
He has over 37 years of experience in commercial, residential and industrial building services engineering.
Mr. Mansur Ahmed
He is the 10th President of the Manufacturing Association of Nigeria (MAN).
He is the 10th Chairman of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and valuers, Abuja chapter and the CEO of Charles Ebiai Associates.
Engr. Kashim A. Ali, FNSE, mni
He is the President of the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN).
He is the Vice Chair/CEO of Prime Rose Development Company.
His father, Otunba Subomi Balogun is founder of First city group, a conglomerate that includes First city monument bank.
He is a big player in the banking sector/real estate business and brings a wealth of experience in the Nigerian real estate market.
He is the founder and CEO of Nigeria Property Centre.
He founded his company in 2011 and it has since become a leading real estate website in Nigeria that simplified the process of searching for property for rent and sale.
Mr. Babatunde Ruwase
He is the President of Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, (LCCI).
He is the Principal Partner of PB Ruwase and Co (Chartered Accountants) and Chairman of Ruleos Ventures Limited.
Mr. Akinola Olawore
Bsc (Hons), RICS Dip. Project Management, FRICS, FNIVS, FCAI, MNIM, MAPM, RSV
He is a notable and highly sought-after conference speaker both National and internationally with over 30 papers and publications to his credit.
We currently lost him to the cold hands of death.
May his gentle soul rest in perfect peace.
He is the Principal Partner of Gbenga Olaniyan & Associates (Estate Surveyors & Valuers) and the Chairman, Board of Directors of Estate Links Limited (International real estate Consultants).
Mr. Tayo Sonuga
He is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Haven Homes.
He is a philanthropist who renovated Home of God’s Grace Orphanage in Ikorodu, Lagos through Haven helping hands foundation, a subsidiary of Haven homes.
Do you know anyone that should make this list of Successful men in Nigeria real estate sector that is not included?
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