List/Grid Tag Archives: Housing

Nairobi builders face Sh60,000 property evaluation fee

Nairobi builders face Sh60,000 property evaluation fee

Nairobi developers may soon be required to pay a property evaluation fee of Sh60,000 to cater for technical opinions on property designs drafts prior to the approval of their projects…. Read more »

Interlocking blocks could solve Kenya’s housing woes

Interlocking blocks could solve Kenya’s housing woes

Makiga interlocking blocks are set to revolutionise the construction of low cost homes in Kenya, as more builders embrace the innovative technology that lowers building costs by 60 per cent…. Read more »

High costs give boost to prefabricated technology

High costs give boost to prefabricated technology

The high cost of housing in Kenya is slowly pushing home builders to embrace the use of prefabricated building technology, which promises to cuts costs by up to 30 per… Read more »

Greenspan is well underway in Nairobi

Greenspan is well underway in Nairobi

Greenspan Investment Limited (GIL), one of the largest property developers in Kenya, is currently building phase five of its Sh5 billion housing development in Donholm, Nairobi. Greenspan estate, which is… Read more »

Central Bank dismisses fears of housing bubble in Kenya

Central Bank dismisses fears of housing bubble in Kenya

Growing fears of a looming housing bubble in Kenya are misplaced, and the rising house prices are due to constrained supply, according to the Central Bank of Kenya governor Njuguna… Read more »

Yours for Sh851,000: Kenya’s ultimate low cost home

Yours for Sh851,000: Kenya’s ultimate low cost home

US-based property firm International Green Structures (IGS) has unveiled a Sh851,400 house built using panels made from compressed rice and wheat husks, targeting low-income earners. The two-bedroom house that measures… Read more »

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