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Ex-AMCON boss seeks reforms in Real Estate Investment Trust

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Former Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Mustafa Chike-Obi has called for adjustment in the tax benefit of Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) to encourage investments in the real estate sector. Chike-Obi, who spoke at the maiden edition of Fusion of Real Estate, Interior Design and Art (FREIA) conference held in Lagos, stressed ...

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What You Should Know About Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT)


A Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) is an organization that engages in financing and investing in real estate directly, either through mortgages or properties thus generating a high level of income, diversification and long-term capital appreciation for investors. This article educates us on the function of REITs. REITs can be public, private and non-listed but most REITs are listed on ...

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Lagos Housing Commissioner to declare open Quant Capital’s REITs seminar

Quant Capital’s REITs seminar

The Guardian reports that Lagos State Commissioner for Housing, Gbolahan Wasiu Lawal, will officially declare open the Real Estate Investment Trust (REITs) seminar scheduled for August 17, 2017 in Lagos. Management of Quant Capital Limited said in a statement that the seminar holds subsequently in Abuja, Port Harcourt and Kaduna. It General Manager, Ken Chiazor, noted that the seminar was ...

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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

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“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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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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Expert predicts growth in Nigeria’s real estate investment

Expert predicts growth in Nigeria’s real estate investment

“In view of the progress recorded in the real estate investment REIT’s in Africa in 2016, financial experts and real estate practitioners have all expressed the hope of an improved development in 2017, next year and beyond.”- Nigerian Tribune This optimism was expressed at the just concluded inauguration of Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) in Sub–Saharan African conference, held in ...

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Housing shortage: Fashola canvasses mortgage financing

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“IN order to overcome the housing shortage in the country, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has reiterated the need for mortgage financing options.”- Vanguard The minister in his key note address at the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE sub-Saharan Africa Real Estate Investment Trust (REITS) conference held recently in Lagos also stressed that the demand for advance ...

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Nigerian govt will not use imported materials in housing schemes – Fashola

‘Building and Construction sector can help stimulate the economy’

“The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on Tuesday said the Nigerian government would not use imported materials in its housing schemes.”- Premium Times Mr. Fashola said this at the Real Estate Investment Trust, REIT, Conference, held at the Exchange House in Lagos on Tuesday. Represented by a former finance commissioner in Lagos State, Ayo Gbeleyi, the minister ...

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Nigerian Stock Exchange set to host inaugural Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) conference


“The Nigerian Stock Exchange (The NSE or The Exchange) is pleased to announce that it will host the maiden edition  of its Real Estate Investment (REIT) Conference on Tuesday May 23, 2017 at the NSE Event Centre, Stock Exchange House 2/4, Customs Street, Marina, Lagos. The Conference themed “Real Estate Investment Trust in sub-Sahara Africa: The role of The Capital ...

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