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Warehouse: A Foundation for Economic Growth

Warehouses tend to be one of the most ignored elements of infrastructure and logistics, but are a fundamental part of the supply chain

By Geoffrey White: CEO Agility Africa On the 26 & 27 November, Geoffrey White, will be sharing the stage with investors and developers at the 5th Annual West Africa Property Investment (WAPI) Summit (WAPISummit.com) taking place in Lagos. Acknowledged as the region’s premier event, White shared some insights on why…

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High Net-Worth Investors driving Hospitality Sector in Francophone Africa

According to Derycycke, the market is very active with global and regional brands “targeting hotel openings in the majority of the region’s major cities”

Francophone Africa’s burgeoning hospitality market continues to be a critical opportunity for “global hospitality brands and investors,” says the host of the second annual bilingual FrancoReal Property Investment Forum, Kfir Rusin. Taking place in Abidjan on 29 & 30 October 2019, the Summit is hosted by the continent’s leading pan-African…

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Winners for Africa’s Top Real Estate Developments Announced at The 10th API Summit

The winning developments, project teams and professionals came from Ghana, Kenya, Zambia, Nigeria, Mozambique, Namibia, Mauritius and Rwanda

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  2nd of October 2019, at a gala networking dinner held at the exclusive Alice &…

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Billions poised for Africa’s real estate sector

The growth and opportunity displayed by a diverse spread of International funds, DFIs, Banks, PE firms, institutional investors and others is evidence that despite apparent indifference to African opportunities in SA boardrooms, the continent’s real estate sector has evolved

As Central and Eastern Europe become increasingly popular for South Africa’s property sector due to subdued growth potential and earnings locally, should these funds not be investing closer to home? This is the view of Kfir Rusin, the host of the most significant annual gathering of capital investors in African…

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World Class Logistics Warehouses Come to Mozambique

Agility’s warehouse parks makes doing business easier and less risky and therefore attracts new multinational companies to come to Mozambique

“Agility is a long-term sustainable investor and is a strong advocate of the future of Mozambique,” says Deanne De Vries, Senior Vice President for Agility Africa, a global warehousing and logistics multinational rapidly expanding across the continent. Her comments come ahead of the second annual bilingual MozamReal Property Forum taking…

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Real Estate Reform Key to Propelling Economic Growth & Alleviating Poverty in Nigeria - PwC’s Chief Economist

Foreign exchange and inflation have stabilized in Nigeria amid emerging market pressures

As one of the keynote speakers at the 4th annual West Africa Property Investment Summit (www.WAPISummit.com), Dr. Andrew Nevin, Partner and Chief Economist for PwC Nigeria shared high level insights ahead of the region’s leading property investment conference taking place on 15 & 16 November at the Eko Hotel, Lagos.…

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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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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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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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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…