Posts with tag "housing"

Efforts by a leading estate developing firm, UACN Property Development Company Plc (UPDC) to further reduce the nation’s housing deficit debacle last week received a boost as the Lagos State Government pledged to give all needed support to estate developers, who set to make right investment.

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CHIEF KOLA AKOMOLEDE is a graduate of University of Ife, Ile-Ife, where he obtained a B.Sc in Estate Management. He also has an M.Sc in Urban Land Appraisal from the University of Reading, U.K.  He joined Tope Oloyede & Co. from 1979 to 1986 before he moved to the Lagos State Development and Property Corporation (LSDPC) as a Chief Estate Surveyor and Head of the Estate Department.  He later rose to become the Deputy General Manager (Estates) before retiring in 1999 to establish his practice under the name Kola Akomolede and Company.

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The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, has given approval for the immediate allocation of two plots of land to the Independent Nationa Electoral Commission (INEC) for the building of houses for its staff in the Federal Capital Territory.

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As measures to further scale down the housing deficit in Oyo State, two financial institutions, Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) and First City Monument Bank have struck a deal with the Oyo State government to deliver affordable houses in the state.

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A Lagos-based firm of property developers, Messrs. Propertymart Real Estate Investment Limited, has adopted an innovative strategy in marketing "City Park Estate 1," one of the organisation’s latest housing schemes.

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In its commitment to providing an affordable housing for citizens under the Public-Private Partnership, the Cross River State Government says it intends to provide 7,500 units of houses to her citizens before the end of 2011.

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As part of its commitment towards boosting housing stocks in the country, a real estate firm, Adkan Engineering Services has completed 37 units of fully-furnished duplexes in its Monarch Garden Estate situated at Life camp area, Abuja.

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The five-day annual Lagos Housing Fair ended at the weekend with a call by participants for the Land Use Act, which has been given various uncomplimentary descriptions by stakeholders, to be expunged from the constitution and reviewed. The fair which was the 11th in the series witnessed an array of exhibitors from both the private and public sectors, and also the cream of professionals in the built environment. With the theme, 'Access to Land and Housing Delivery' the fair, through paper presentations by experts in housing delivery and land management, examined factors inhibiting access to land and also highlighted strategies for promoting land administration, title documentation and land use planning.

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The Federal Housing Authority (FHA) has said that as part of strategies for realizing its mandate, it has come up with a four-year action plan aimed at delivering 106,000 housing units. The authority since inception 37 years ago has been able to deliver only 37,000 housing units in 76 states across the country by direct efforts. Bello Issa, FHA's executive director, estate services, who disclosed this in a paper he presented at the just concluded Lagos Housing Fair, also hinted that in 2001, the authority embraced public private partnership (PPP) as a complementary channel for housing delivery, adding that through this channel, about 2000 housing units have been delivered.

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Seeing the possibility to break the endemic rising housing challenges, which Nigeria and her populace is currently wallowing in, construction industry experts and stakeholders have again called on the government to pursue a multi-dimensional approach towards solving the problem.

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