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…
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…
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…
How to manage cost overruns

Regardless of how good you may plan, there will always be unexpected home building costs. Learning how to cope with unexpected twists and turns in home building cost is important in ensuring you stay within your budget. So, what should…
High security steel doors

High security doors are increasingly becoming popular among home owners in Kenya thanks to their ability to secure a house while adding to its exterior appeal. A steel front door offers a significant security improvement over wooden doors mainly because…