How Kenyan builders are losing millions of shillings to conmen

Hundreds of Kenyans are losing millions of shillings to a syndicate of conmen passing themselves as suppliers of building materials, mainly stones, bricks, and sand. Investigations by the Kenya Homes Guide have exposed how the con artists, through carefully planned…
House price growth slows in Kenya, will likely keep slowing

Growth in Kenya house prices slowed down in the second quarter of the year on the back of gloomy economic performance, a situation likely to persist in the foreseeable future. The latest Kenya Bankers Association-Housing Price Index shows that house…
Chinese firm targets rural Kenya with new solar kits

Shenzhen Power Solution Industries Co, a Chinese maker of solar lighting products, hopes to penetrate and control a significant share of the African market. The firm has been participating in trade fairs in Kenya and other African countries over the…
Britam Holdings is making bold bets on Kenya’s real estate

The local financial markets are increasingly churning and this is getting scary for everyone. From the man in the streets to the sophisticated fund manager, the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) is particularly one investment class that has posted depressing returns…
Nairobi developer launches Sh12bn estate in Ridgeways

Investments and real estate firm Cytonn has begun construction of The Ridge, a comfy apartment project coming up on a 10-acre parcel of land in Ridgeways, Nairobi. Strategically located 300 metres from the junction of Kiambu Road and the Northern…