‘Goverment has not shown commitment to real estate sector’
DR. Meckson Innocent Okoro is the National Chairman, Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV), Advocacy Committee and a fellow of the institution. In this interview with CHINEDUM UWAEGBULAM, he x-rayed issues in the sector, including why the real estate sector will remain in comatose, how the South-East can attract private estate developers, need…
Not yet affordable housing despite high promises
The housing sector of any country can mar or boost the economy, depending on the manner government wants to run its policies.It is instructive that there is a lot of obvious difference in the way the government accords its priorities on the different sector of the economy.
UN laments Nigeria’s rising informal settlements, poor housing
The United Nations special rapporteur on the rights to adequate housing, Leilana Fartha, yesterday expressed worries over the poor living conditions of many Nigerians...
Lekki-Epe corridors’ estate investments delight property developers
Notwithstanding the lull in Nigeria’s real estate sector, the Lekki-Epe area of Lagos has continued to offer a ray of hope for property investment with investors, developers and realtors upping their games to take the large chunk of the bounty.
ESVARBON tasks estate surveyors on ethics
The estate surveyors and valuers regulatory body has charged newly registered members to observe professional ethics and standards.
Experts list strategies for sustainable real estate growth
To achieve sustainable growth in the nation’s real estate sector, stakeholders have listed ways in which the industry could overcome its temporary setbacks. They noted that the sector is still recovering with a contribution to the national Gross Domestic product staggering between one and two percent.
Stakeholders chart course for works, housing minister
Spurred by the last week separation of the Ministry of Power from Works and Housing by the President, critical stakeholders in the built environment have urged the supervising Minister, Babatunde Fashola to use the experiences garnered in the last four years...
Oceanna four towers’ waterfront project berths in Lagos
Notwithstanding the lull in the economy, a new residential and commercial development has kicked off in the Victoria Island corridor, which will encourage home ownership and co-investment in the hospitality environment.