Real Estate

Digital Transformation

Global Real Estate Sector Lags on Digital Transformation

A new report reveals resistance to change and lack of resources are holding back real estate firms on digital transformation. The study involved more than 175 innovation leads in big real estate organizations at locations worldwide, including British Land, JLL, Cushman & Wakefield, and Buro Happold. Authored by Swedish PropTech academic Olli Vigren, the report explains why the sector has fallen...

16th Africa International Housing Conference And Exhibition kicks off

The long-anticipated 16th Africa International Housing Show (AIHS), which is Africa’s largest construction and Exhibition event, kicked off on Monday. Over 15, 000 participants from Nigeria and beyond are expected to grace the annual event. About 450 companies will be at the conference to exhibit. Roughly 15 of them are foreign companies with great reputations, who have made and are still making a...

Nigeria Building Collapse

The sad reality of Nigerian building collapses as a result of substandard building materials

The spates of building collapse in Nigeria have over time assumed a very worrisome state as many lives have been lost and huge properties/investments wasted. The incessant building collapse in Nigeria is posing serious challenges to all citizens, including those in the built environment, governments, consultants, landlords, and users of the building. Several factors have been traced to be the...

Vichinsky

Vichinsky Brothers Behind $8 Billion Luxury Real Estate Firm Bespoke Cut Commission Rate To 1%

In August 2021, Bespoke Real Estate in Water Mill, New York, secured the exclusive rights to sell a dazzling contemporary oceanfront home with an inverted triangle roof in Wainscott, a hamlet of tony East Hampton. Bespoke, which was founded in 2014 by brothers Cody and Zach Vichinsky, had been using its extensive research and vast database to identify and pitch other owners of multimillion-dollar homes in...

UK Real Estate

Baron and Cabot CEO, Mark Pearson says West African investment into the UK’s real estate market is on the rise

The Chief Executive and founder of Baron and Cabot, Mark Pearson has said investment traction from West Africa and Ghana into the United Kingdom’s real estate market has been on an upward trajectory. Ghanaian investors are now exploring alternative investment plans abroad. Following a turbulent first half of the year for the local economy, many are seeking to salvage whatever value is left on...

KNUST

KNUST Organises Forum On The Draft Of The Rent Bill And Ghana Housing Authority Bill

The Faculty of Law at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in partnership with the Ministry of Works and Housing, has organized a forum on the draft of the Rent Bill and the proposed National Housing Authority Bill in Kumasi. This academic conference is aimed at providing the needed institutional framework to safeguard issues with rent (Rent Bill) and also help sanitise the...

AIHS 2022

Sterling Bank announces plans at AIHS 2022 to Champion Non-interest Financing For Real Estate Development

As part of efforts to ensure housing development in Nigeria, the Sterling Bank Plc has concluded plans to champion a non-interest finance session geared toward real estate development at the 2022 Africa International Housing Show (AIHS) to be held at the International Conference Center, Abuja. The session is facilitated to address financial inclusion, most especially for developers and real...

Ghana Real Estate Professionals Association

Ghana Real Estate Professionals Association inaugurates new board of directors

The Ghana Real Estate Professionals Association (GREPA) has inaugurated and sworn into office a twelve-member governing board, the beautiful ceremony held at the GREPA Secretariat in East Legon inaugurated ten of the directors in person and two members(in absentia participated) via zoom. The event was attended by real estate faithfuls and some notable stakeholders in the real estate industry who...

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