How to decorate a bedsitter

Bedsitters in Kenya are usually small with space just enough for one person but this does not mean you have to live in cramped conditions or without style. The fact that everything is basically in one room can make decorating…
KCB to build Sh1m homes for low-income earners

KCB Group is planning to build low cost homes in various parts of the country in effort to diversify its service offering while expanding its sources of income. The bank has officially unveiled a property centre – at Kencom House…
Koto to build Sh500,000 homes for Kenya youths

Affordable housing creator Koto has signed a deal with Commercial Bank of Africa (CBA) and Bamburi Cement to build houses for Kenya’s low income earners. According to the terms of the deal, Bamburi will offer architectural drawings, bills of quantities,…
Kenya’s low cost housing boom gathers steam

A low cost housing boom is gathering pace in the country as property developers and financiers begin to shift their focus to this market segment, which was previously seen as unprofitable. Following a glut in the high-end segment, investors are…
Prefabs steel homes come stylish and affordable

Kenyans are increasingly investing in prefabricated steel houses as demand for truly affordable housing in the country continues to rise. According to Eco-Steel Africa, a local steel construction firm that deals with prefabricates, steel prefab houses are “stealing” the hearts…
Major changes loom as Kenya adopts Eurocodes

The Kenyan construction is industry will undergo drastic changes as the State moves to adopt new European building standards and codes. Dubbed Eurocodes, the new set of rules will provide a common reference point for all contractors and consultants –…