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Fortifying Affordable Housing’s Role in Expanding Economic Growth

Akporji points to the ongoing reforms and evolution of the roles of both the public and private sector along the housing value chain

As the continent’s largest economy, international development experts, innovators and funders increasingly believe that Nigeria is positioned to provide a market-driven solution to one of the continent’s most significant challenges and opportunities: Affordable Housing. While Nigeria’s size, ability to scale and recalibrated post-recession economy provides the ammunition for such a…

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Data & Tech to transform Nigerian Retail Market

According to Djire, retail currently accounts for 16% of the Nigerian GDP and is viewed by many as a new frontier of growth for local and international investors

The convergence of AI, tech, and data on Nigeria’s multi-billion dollar plus retail market – will be a strategic focus to local & international developers, investors and retailers at the 4th annual West Africa Property Investment Summit taking place on 15 and 16 November 2018 in Lagos. Considered one of…

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Francophone Africa – The Continent’s Hottest Hospitality Market

With 50 % of its Africa deals in 2018 taking place in the Francophone Region, one international operator focussed on the region is the Radisson Hotel Group

Identified as a strategic growth point for major international hotel brands, Francophone Africa has become one of the world’s most competitive and lucrative deal making environments. In a market first, the FrancoReal Summit (www.FrancoReal.com) taking place in Dakar, Senegal on 16 and 17 October 2018, will provide the platform for hospitality leaders…

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Winners for Africa’s Top Real Estate Developments announced at The Africa Property Investment (API) Summit & Expo 2018

Held at the 9th Africa Property Investment (API) Summit and Expo 2018, Africa’s largest investment and development conference, recognised innovation and outstanding achievement across the entire property industry in 11 categories

Property developers, suppliers and owners were provided an opportunity to showcase their best projects and services from across sub-Saharan Africa at the annual Africa Property Investment (API) (www.APIEvents.com) Awards which were on held on  the 20 of September 2018. Held at the 9th API Summit and Expo 2018, Africa’s largest…

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Funding for Commercial Real Estate on the Rise in Francophone Africa

The opportunity to obtain 10% yields across different sectors has made Francophone Africa attractive for Cornet compared to Europe

The bilingual Francoreal Property Investment Summit (www.FRANCOREAL.com ) taking place on 16 & 17 October 2018 in Dakar, Senegal will provide a platform for the region and continent's premier real estate investors and developers to gauge opportunities in one of the world’s fastest growing zones - known colloquially as Francophone West and…

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Analysts Predict Bullish Future for Nigeria’s Real Estate Investment Trust (REITs) Market

Nigerian REITs market is underdeveloped with only three established and with a combined market capitalisation of $151 million, or 0.36% of the local stock market

The globally recognised real estate-focused West African Property Investment (WAPI) Summit (www.WAPIsummit.com) which recently took place between the 28th and 29th of November 2017 provided delegates with insight into a real estate sector that is set to rebound strongly in 2018. During the summit, two of the continent’s foremost real…

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Scramble for African Real Estate to Reach A Fever Pitch

Africa's leading provider of real estate development and investment conferences, API Events, will continue to set the agenda for the property industry

Demand for investment in African real estate is expected to reach a fever pitch in 2018, and beyond, as the continent’s markets turn to growth after years of trying trading conditions. Following a successful year in which it launched new conferences in challenging economic conditions, Africa's leading provider of real…

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Nigerian real estate to turn the corner in 2018

Five Reasons to be Bullish on Nigerian Real Estate in 2018

The picture looks brighter for occupational and capital markets as the economy improves. As the city gears to host the globally recognised real estate-focused West African Property Investment Summit (WAPI) (www.WAPIsummit.com) next week, there is a renewed sense of investor confidence in the Nigerian real estate sector. Tom Mundy, Head…

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Nigeria, Senegal and Cape Verde dominate the West African hotel pipeline with 77% of the total planned hotel rooms

W Hospitality Group’s 2017 Hotel Chains Pipeline report shows that hotel groups need to tackle lengthy development periods in West Africa

West Africa has been at the heart of the continent’s growth and economic transformation in recent years. Notwithstanding the sharp slowdown experienced in 2016 and 2017, the region’s economy is expected to rebound in 2017 onwards. Commodity-based economies, like Nigeria, are slowly recovering from the fall in oil prices and…

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Lack of Infrastructure Drives Demand for Mixed-Use Developments

Mixed-use developments are among many pertinent topics to be discussed at the upcoming West Africa Property Investment (WAPI) Summit to be held on 28 & 29 November at the Eko Hotel & Suites in Lagos, Nigeria

In some parts of West Africa, particularly Nigeria and Ghana, the lack of infrastructure is a huge driver of demand for mixed-use developments. The last few years have seen an increase in interest in mixed-use development schemes which comprise some or all of retail, residential, offices as well as hotel…