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LCCI inaugurates new group, tasks stakeholders on standardisation

“To further address concerns in the real estate sub-sector, the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has inaugurated a new group for the sector, even as it tasked the stakeholders on the need to embrace best global practices for sustainable growth.”- The Guardian According to the chamber, while there are prospects in the real […]

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FISH Programme: 30,000 houses ready for early beneficiaries

According to NAN, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita, Head of Civil Service of the Federation, said that the Federal Integrated Staff Housing Programme (FISH) has recorded over 30,000 potential off–takers in the first quarter of 2017. Oyo-Ita said this at the 2017 FISH Housing Summit tagged: “Innovative Strategies for Affordable Housing”, on Tuesday in Abuja. She said that […]

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The Effect of Environmental Factors on Property Value

Environmental factors are largely responsible for property value. Man’s attitude towards the surrounding environment is not neutral because human beings search for locations that deliver a high quality of life. Those expectations particularly concern man’s daily surroundings, including residential areas or recreational grounds. The focus of this article is to analyse how environmental factors affect […]

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NIOB links building collapse to unrealistic projected time frames

AGAIN, the Nigerian Institute of Builders (NIOB) has reiterated the need for quick passage of National Building Code, by the National Assembly. The institute also attributed most of building collapse cases to what it called “unrealistic and sometimes, unprofessional projected time frame.” These were part of the resolutions arrived at during the 2017 edition of […]

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Taming monster of Lagos traffic: Overhead bridges, lay-bys to the rescue

Commuting from Victoria Island to Ajah, enroute Epe has been a nightmare for a long time. A journey of about one hour from CMS in Lagos Island to Epe, in the late 90s to the end of year 2010, suddenly became the proverbial Israelites’ journey. The continuous physical development along the Lekki Corridor, is mainly […]

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Lagos Rent-to-Own: 500 subscribers allocated housing units in three months

“As part of efforts of the Lagos state government to bridge the housing gap in the state with its Rent-to-Own initiative through which the state allocates a minimum of 200 housing units to its citizenry on monthly basis, a total of 500 housing units have so far been allocated in an exercise that commenced two and […]

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Lagos to inject N200b into Ilubirin housing estate

The Nation reports that the Lagos State government has said it will inject about N200 billion ($500 million) into Ilubirin Housing Estate’s new model plan. Commissioner for Housing, Mr. Gbolahan Lawal, addressed reporters yesterday on government’s plan to further develop the estate. He said the government was putting massive infrastructure in the project for residential and […]

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Adeosun meets int’l financiers over affordable housing

“Hopes of affordable housing brightened at the weekend as the Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun met with international finance Institutions at the World Bank Spring Meetings to fine-tune arrangements on how Nigerians can enjoy affordable housing.”- The Sun Speaking at a forum, Adeosun said: “Delivering affordable housing is critical to the delivery of our […]

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Residents urge court to withdraw warrant on Magodo Phase II

The last is yet to be heard over a dispute surrounding the acquisition of Magodo Phase II land by Lagos State Government, as residents, mostly property owners and Shangisha Landlords Association are now in loggerheads on the recent warrant of possession signed by Lagos Chief judge, Justice Oluwafunmilayo Olajumoke Atilade that empowers the association to […]

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Group trains 550 on climate change in Cross River State

Worried by the level of deforestation and ignorance on climate change, a non-governmental organisation has trained about 550 persons on how to sustain the forest and its environment in Cross River State. Organised by Wise Administration of Terrestrial Environment (WATER) with support from Forest Carbon Partnership Facility and Mainyoito Pastoralist Integrated Development Organisation, the programme held […]

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