These are not the best of times for town planning practice as most of the State governments have relegated the issues of cities and towns master planning to the background, and abused physical developments.
Subscribers protest ‘flaws’ in Lagos homes scheme
Seven years after the Lagos Home Ownership Mortgage Scheme (Lagos HOMS) was mooted to encourage home ownership of First-Time Buyer (FTB) to purchase decent and affordable homes through the provision of accessible mortgage finance, the scheme seems to be in limbo.
Building control agency battles illegal developers, issues new notices
The Lagos authorities have issued 150 fresh notices to private developers in Oyingbo area, urging them to regularise their building approval permits.The notice was given by the State’s Building Control Agency in collaboration with the Physical Planning Permit Authority and the Ministry of Information and Strategy.
Artec Practice gets ISO certification
A firm of professional architects and project managers, Artec Practice Limited has been awarded the global ISO 9001:2015 certification in recognition of its operational, management and organisational effectiveness, which aligns with international best practices.
Global wellness real estate blossoms into $134b industry
With lifestyle property growing faster than the global economy, the Global Wellness Institute believes that residential real estate is the next frontier that will be radically...
‘Nigeria needs incentives for real estate investors’
RUTH OBIH-OBUAH is a lawyer, real estate entrepreneur, passionate about the way people live, work and invests. She is the founder and Chief Executive of 3Invest, one of Africa’s leading real estate brands.
BCPG tasks artisans on safety in construction sites
To curb death of building artisans on construction site, the Building Collapse Prevention Guild (BCPG) Lagos State Chapter in collaboration with Lagos State Safety Commission...
Okobaba sawmillers urge speedy completion of Ikorodu new site
The palpable fear that earlier engulfed a community of more than 30,000 sawmillers at Okobaba, on the shores of the Lagos Mainland, may have evaporated...
ESVARBON charges surveyors on integrity, professionalism
Towards fulfilling the crucial role of the practice to the nation’s economy, Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria (ESVARBON) has stressed...