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Africa Proptech Forum to disrupt Africa’s Real Estate Sector

Africa Proptech Forum will provide select Startups with an opportunity to pitch their disruptive business models to Africa’s most high-profile real estate investors and developers

Taking place at WeWork’s first African office location, The Link, Johannesburg on the 1st of October 2019, the Africa Proptech Forum is hosted in collaboration with Proptech Africa and the continent’s leading real estate gathering, the 10th annual Africa Property Investment (API) Summit (https://APIevents.com).  Attracting significant attention from private and institutional investors; funding for…

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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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Africa’s Leading Property Investment Summit Reveals Ten Trends Shaping African Property

In recognition of these developments, the Summit’s organising committee has released its high-level white paper here: 10 Trends Shaping African Real Estate

The Africa Property Investment (API) Summit (https://www.APISummit.co.za/), now in its tenth year and, regarded as the continent’s leading real estate investment and development gathering will showcase how the investment case across the continent’s-built environment markets has matured over the past decade. In recognition of these developments, the Summit’s organising committee…

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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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Mozambique a Buyer’s Market

Building off MozamReal’s successful debut in 2018, this year’s edition is attracting significant attention from local and regional investors and developers

The second annual bilingual MozamReal Property Forum (www.MozamReal.com) taking place on 5 June will aid investment decision making in the country’s re-emerging property market says its host Kfir Rusin. “Over the past 12 months market sentiment has improved significantly. This year, we will explore how companies can position themselves in…

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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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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…