Laikipia unveils plans to triple tourist numbers


Laikipia governor Nderitu Muriithi has unveiled plans to boost tourism numbers and trade in the county following consultations with investors among them Kenya Airways [...]


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Bankers craft new house pricing index


IN SUMMARY KBA expects that the index will be used as a risk management tool for banks for those providing mortgages and those using property as collateral for issuing loans. The Kenya Bankers Association (KBA) is crafting a new housing index to include individual h [...]


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Housing boom lifts Kenya to league of mid income nations


IN SUMMARY The updated national accounts, set to be unveiled this morning by Planning Secretary Anne Waiguru, show that the contribution of real estate sector to Kenya's gross domestic product (GDP) has more than doubled to 10.6 per cent from the previous 4.9 per cent. [...]


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Nairobi's growing modern skyline


In Summary In the last five years, developers have become more daring in the designs they chose to execute, taking time and spending money to come up with building designs that are visually attractive to buyers. When Ravi Vasta, the managing director of Mark Propert [...]


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Why Kenya's real estate sector is robust


In Summary There are a number of factors that suggest that the boom is real, and here to stay. In East Africa and in Kenya specifically, the property market is responding to demand that has been created by the expanding middle class with disposable income and able to serv [...]


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