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Important Things to consider when building your dream home

Important Things to consider when building your dream home

For an average man building a befitting house – some places you can call home is definitely a dream come true.  A home is probably one of the biggest assets any man would ever have. This article states 10 important things you ought to consider when building your dream home. It’s every sane man’s desire to find a worthy place to call ...

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NIA discloses on-going affordable housing project

NIA

The Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA) has disclosed that it is working on a Nigerian Affordable Housing project for the common man. Speaking in an interview with LEADERSHIP recently, the president of NIA, Arch Adibe Njoku, who said the project will be piloted by universities, disclosed that the building project will be launched next year. According to him, the project ...

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How To Supervise Building Projects

supervise building projects

To supervise building projects you first have to identify the most important part of the building project that cannot be overlooked. Building projects include some elements in common, like design, estimation, financial and legal issues, and supervision as well. This article gives an insight on “how to supervise building projects” If you are saddled with the responsibility to supervise building ...

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Why Soil Investigation is Important for your Building Project

Soil Investigation

In this part of the world little emphasis is placed on soil test before a building is erected, hence, there is a need to bring this aspect of structural engineering under radar and this article attempts to do justice to that. Building projects require careful and thorough planning because they can have a major impact on their surroundings. Whether you’re ...

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Easy Home by Lafarge Africa, an innovative affordable housing initiative

Easy Home by Lafarge Africa, an innovative affordable housing initiative

Easy Home by Lafarge Africa is an innovative affordable housing initiative. It is to bridge the skills gap in Nigeria’s construction industry, by giving home builders access to trained artisans skilled in block making, among other free services. Bennett Oghifo reports. This Day reports that the use of incompetent craftsmen, low quality building materials, weak supervision non-compliance with specifications/standards by ...

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Lawmakers caution property developers against unapproved projects

Lawmakers caution developers against unapproved projects

“As part of measures to curb building collapse, the Lagos State House of Assembly has cautioned property developers to desist from erecting structures without necessary approvals.”- The Guardian The Chairman of the Committee on Physical Planning and Urban Development, Mr. Setonji David gave the warning during an on-the-spot assessment of the complaints of the residents of the over 400 units ...

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Realtors demand freezes in conversion of homes to commercial purposes

Realtors demand freezes in conversion of homes to commercial purposes

“In line with the goal of protecting their field of practice and monitoring the real estate sector, realtors have urged governments to intervene in the area of tightening control and restricting conversion of housing to commercial uses.”- The Guardian They argue that such moves are reducing the existing housing stock and advised that governments should not consider housing as a ...

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FESTAC phase II project expected to cost N401bn

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The concessionaire, New Festac Development Company limited has said that the land reclamation and infrastructural development of the second phase of the FESTAC Town is expected to cost N401bn. The company’s spokesperson, Mr. Uche Edeani, said the preliminary stage would cost about N100.25bn ($500m), while the main construction work would be done at the rate of N300.75bn ($1.5bn). He said ...

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