Nairobi property market slows

Growth in Nairobi house prices slowed down in the third quarter of 2016 as demand for homes softened, according to estate agent Knight Frank. House prices in prime residential areas of the Kenyan capital city edged down 2.3 per cent…
Le’mac Towers: Nairobi’s highest homes set for 2017 completion

Work on the Sh3.5 billion Dubai-styled Le’mac Towers, which is billed as Kenya’s tallest residential building, is nearing completion in the Westlands suburb of Nairobi. The 22-storey structure, which is situated just off Waiyaki way, adjacent to the Toyota showroom…
Kenya property investors now bid to make homes affordable

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…
HFDI launches construction of Sh1.2bn estate in Kahawa West

HFDI, the investment and development arm of HF Group, has launched its third multimillion joint property venture targeting the growing middle income market segment in Nairobi. The arrangement will see HFDI provide equity for the Sh1.2 billion project while Richland…
Crown unveils Zero VOC paints

Crown Paints has launched a range of five eco-friendly paints in a bid to meet the rising demand for green building materials in the country. According to Crown Paints CEO Rakesh Rao, the odourless Zero VOC (volatile organic compounds) paints…
5 Easy-to-follow tips to decorate your home like a pro

Home decoration can be very challenging especially when you consider the various choices and styles that are available. It is, however, so easy to decide on a style of decoration for your home once you identify your personal style. To…
How to remodel a small house

Remodelling a house is a great idea to improve the quality of life in a home and to raise the value of the house. But, like all upgrades, remodelling does not come cheap. However, it is possible to lower your…