Topical feature: Ready-to-assemble furniture market – An alternative investments sub-sector in Kenya real estate & Weekly report # 47 2018

Over the past few years, ready-to-assemble (RTA) furniture has evolved in technology quality and features making it gain popularity in the furniture market for its low cost and high functionality compared…

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Topical Feature: Micro grids in Real Estate – Transforming the way Kenya Real estate sources Energy & Weekly Report # 46 2018

The rise of micro-grids have over the last few years, roused the possibility of attaining full global electrification. In Africa, particularly the sub-Saharan, micro grid technologies continue to hold…

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Topical Feature: Vanity Heights in Kenya Real Estate – Striking a balance between space and aesthetics in tall buildings & Weekly Report #45 2018

For skyscrapers rising across Nairobi, extraordinary heights and an eye-catching design is part of the blueprint. Mark Properties recently completed Le’Mac commercial and residential building in the…

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Topical feature: The Kenya Logging Ban – The inevitable effects on real estate sector and available solution for Real Estate Developers & Weekly Report #21/2018

In early February 2018, the Kenyan government imposed a 90-day ban on timber harvesting, in public and community forests to help reduce logging effects on water shortage and subsequently, food security.…

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Topical Feature: Fabric Building option – An affordable means of achieving Real Estate in Kenya hospitality and hotel Industry & Weekly Report #20 2018

Twenty years ago, the expression ‘fabric architecture’ alluded to an open air tent or an eatery shade. Today, an ever-growing pallet of materials, tremendously improved structural lighting, and graphic…

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Topical feature: Security in Residential Real Estate – The new demand by Kenya Real Estate home buyers and how to leverage in your project development & Weekly Report #19 2018

It used to be that a strong deadbolt was the end-all be-all of home security. But times have changed. Today, home buyers are investing their money in home security. Systems could range from light sensors…

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Topical Feature: Multi-family Residential Real Estate in Kenya – A strategy for maximizing returns and design factors to consider as an Investor & Weekly report # 17/2018

Also known as a multi-dwelling unit, multifamily residential is a classification of housing where many units are contained within one or several buildings within a complex. As cities grow ever more crowded,…

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Topical Feature: REITs in Real Estate Capital Financing – How the model can actualize low cost housing in Kenya & Weekly Report #09/2018

In the 2018 Budget Policy Statement, the Treasury outlined the key strategies in actualizing the delivery of 500000 - 1000000 housing units to Kenyans by 2022. The first is to reduce corporate tax for…

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Topical Feature: Speculative Real Estate Investment – The Mounting Conversion of Land-Use in Kenya and emerging opportunities for Investors & Weekly Report #07/2018

Urbanization process is one of the most important dimensions of social, physical, and economic changes. Researchers say that it is almost an axiom that the future of the world is an urban one and that…

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Topical Feature: Off- Plan Home buying – The popular capital raising structure for Kenya Real Estate developers and risk measures for buyers & Weekly Report #06/2018

Buying off plan often means buying a property before construction has been started on site. It is also common for such properties to be part of a large-scale development. For many buyers, the appeal is…

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