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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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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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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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Funding the key to unlocking Nigerian Hotel Pipeline

Trevor Ward the managing director of W Hospitality Group, says its Nigeria's obvious scale and increasing economic sophistication that is fuelling expansion

The rapid expansion in the number of hotel rooms, or keys as it’s known in the business, in Nigeria is an indication of a growing economy and favourable investment climate says the host of the West African Property Investment (WAPI) Summit & Expo, Kfir Rusin. With more than 9,603 rooms…

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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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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…

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The Next Chapter for West African real estate

Nigeria has faced strong headwinds in the past two years however, the currency uncertainty and falling oil price and production that have weighed heavily on consumer confidence are giving way

The Nigerian real estate sector is turning the corner as the country’s economy appears to be emerging from recession. The easing of inflationary pressure, improved investment inflows, increased oil production and an improvement of foreign exchange liquidity, have all contributed to a positive growth outlook for the country. Nigeria has…

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Winners for Africa’s Top Real Estate Developments Announced at the Africa Property Investment (API) Summit & Expo 2017

The calibre of entries was world class and the judges had a challenging time selecting the winners

Property developers, suppliers and owners recently got the opportunity to showcase their best projects and services from across sub-Saharan Africa at the Africa Property Investment (API) Awards held on 24 August this year. The awards, which were held at the API Summit and Expo 2017 (www.APIsummit.co.za), recognised innovation and outstanding…

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Reshaping the Future of Real Estate for African Cities

While Africa’s cities are growing rapidly in population, they are developing informally as current urban planning has proven to be ineffective, and private development is often deterred by opaque or inappropriate regulations

Researchers predict that in 2030, Lagos, Cairo and Kinshasa will each have to cater for over 20 million people, while Luanda, Dar es Salaam and Johannesburg will have crossed the 10 million mark. By 2035, close to 30 million people could live in Lagos alone, turning Nigeria’s commercial hub into…