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Rescuers fear people trapped in Mumbai building collapse

Rescuers fear people trapped in Mumbai building collapse

According to The Guardian, rescuers were frantically searching for up to 40 people feared trapped in a four-storey Mumbai building collapse. The city’s chief fire officer, Prabhat Rahangdale, said nine people had been rescued but dozens more were believed missing under rubble after the structure gave way mid-morning in the northern suburb of Ghatkopar. “Entire ground and four floored residential ...

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stakeholders seek solutions to Nigeria’s housing challenge

solutions to Nigeria’s housing challenge

“For three days, Nigeria’s housing sector stakeholders including developers, bankers, manufacturers of building materials, government officials, built environment professionals, etc gathered in Abuja for the annual Abuja Housing Show discussing and searching for solutions to Nigeria’s housing challenge.”- Business Day A country of over 180 million people with rapid urbanization, Nigeria in spite of its abundant natural and human resources ...

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Experts chart course for affordable housing

housing problem in Nigeria

“Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) and workers cooperative societies were top of considerations as experts gathered in Abuja recently to discuss the way forward for affordable housing delivery in Nigeria.”- Business Day Though the REITs market is still evolving in this country, it is considered a good opportunity for financial intermediation in the housing sector and, according to the experts ...

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History of Land ownership in Nigeria

land ownership in Nigeria

Land ownership in Nigeria can be quite a rigid process due to the very complex land tenure system in Nigeria. As a result, there have been calls from various quarters for a review of Nigeria’s land and property law and invariably a complete overhaul of the country’s land reform system. This article turns searchlight on the history of land ownership ...

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Expert tasks estate surveyors on homelessness

low cost housing

“Poverty, low access to mortgage finance got special mention when an expert gave a long list of factors that have made home ownership in Nigeria almost impossible. Other factors of homelessness include title holding, high cost of land, especially in urban centres, building materials which are largely imported, etc.”- Business Day Poverty is a native in Nigeria. It is estimated ...

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Quant Capital to hold Real Estate Investment Trust seminar

Real Estate Investment Trust

The Guardian reports that a global investment private equity firm, Quant Capital will be hosting Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) seminar across Nigeria in August and September 2017. The seminar, which holds in Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt and Kaduna would deepen the REITs market in Nigeria and provide professionals with an understanding of the real estate industry’s unique drivers and ...

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Ben Odunzeh proffers solutions to surmount homelessness

Ben Odunzeh proffers solutions to surmount homelessness

“The daunting task of surmounting homelessness in Nigeria can be achieved as early as the next decade Mr. Ben Uche Odunzeh, Chairman of EUC Homes Limited has posited.”- Vanguard Ben Odunzeh Odunzeh’s EUC Homes Limited, a real estate company located in Lagos and recipient of the City people magazine award of ‘Most Promising Real Estate Company of the Year Award ...

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Virtual Office Business in Nigeria

Virtual office business

The virtual office business idea came from a combination of technological innovation and the information age. The concept has roots in life before (and even during) the Industrial revolution where parallels to current work styles, specifically working from home, have been drawn.  The virtual office concept is an evolution of the executive suite industry. However, the inflexibility of an executive ...

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Leveraging your Real Estate portfolio to achieve sustainable business growth

Real Estate

“Report back from the 3rd edition of the JLL Masterclass series in collaboration with the Harvard Business School Nigeria Alumni Association Real Estate circle: Industry leaders from various sectors were invited to discuss the topic “Leveraging your Real Estate portfolio to achieve sustainable business growth”.  Business longevity strategies were on the table as well as the role and evolution of ...

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