Foreign buyers to face new 15% extra property tax in Canada
A new tax for foreign property buyers is being introduced in British Columbia in Canada in an attempt to cool escalating house prices.
Amide seeks ban on clay bricks import, launches N4.5b factory
One of the leading firms in the promotion of affordable building materials, Amide Clay Industries Nigeria Limited has urged the Federal Government to ban the importation of clay bricks into the country.
Nigeria’s retail sector upbeat, as new Maryland Mall berth
Indigenous investment firm, Purple Capital Partners Limited (PCPL), has sunk its roots in the Lagos retail sector at the Mainland area of the state, with a N5 billion Maryland mall.
Residents decry poor infrastructure in Abuja estate
Residents of the Cooperative City Garden Estate Sabon Lugbe in Federal Capital Territory, Abuja have decried the absence of critical infrastructure within the estate and called on the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria...
Stakeholders seek single digit interest rate for mortgage loans
Still grappling with the problem of access to long-term fund for housing, stakeholders have urged the Federal and State governments to maintain the single digit interest rate in mortgage loan even if it requires subsidizing for the low income earners.
Rector blames contractor for abandoned IMT Enugu project
Immediate past Rector of the institution, Prof Mike Iloeje alleged during his valedictory session that the contractor abandoned site for more than two years after receiving payment.
Houston EB5 woos investors with Thompson Hotel, residences
United States-based firm, Houston EB5 has unveiled its completed $70 million Astoria high-rise residential tower and launched another luxury development known as Thompson Hotel and Residences in San Antonio, Texas.
‘Evaluate land to halt 24bn tonnes of fertile soil losses’
The world needs to improve the way land is evaluated in order to unlock its true potential and reverse the alarming pace of land degradation, like the loss of 24 billion tonnes of fertile soil and 15 billion trees every year.
Shelter Afrique, Chicason group in N55b deal to boost housing in Abuja
Fresh building blocks were again laid unto the housing sector last week, when the pan African housing institution, Shelter Afrique endorsed an agreement to support a private sector...