Delta workers seek revival of housing loan scheme
The leadership of the Delta State civil service union has called for the revival of the moribund housing loan scheme to enable civil servants in the state own houses.
Africa 50 to mobilise $1 billion for infrastructure projects
Following its historic Constitutive General Assembly, which took place in July 2015, where 20 African countries and the African Development Bank subscribed to a total of $830 million in its initial share capital...
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.