Quantity surveyors pledge effective regulation
The Nigeria Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS) has promised to put in place effective regulatory framework to ensure professionalism and effective service delivery.
NIQS seeks private sector-led infrastructure financing
As a measure to close the nation’s infrastructure gap estimated to cost about N3trillion yearly, quantity surveyors have advocated the adoption of private sector led project financing in the construction industry.
‘FG needs N3 trillion to bridge infrastructure gap’
The Federal Government needs N3 trillion annually to cover up the huge infrastructure deficit in the country.The President of Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS), Mercy Iyortyer, disclosed this at a two-day workshop on finance and development of capital projects in Lagos.
Developers, firms in dilemma over rising building materials’ cost
For instance, cement price, which increased from N1500 to N2,350, has now gone up to N2,600 in Lagos area; the cost of rod has skyrocketed from N170, 000 per ton to N300, 000 and
Coalition urges building professionals to uphold ethical standards
A coalition of more than 100 property professional associations worldwide has urged professionals in the built environment to uphold ethical standards.
Real estate, construction industry can salvage economy, say experts
With the recession leaving major players in the real estate bruised, experts have said that the return to growth of the nation’s economy should be driven by the construction industry.