Political uncertainty deals blow to Kenya property market

Political uncertainty is taking its toll on the Kenyan property market and the slowdown is likely to continue through the rest of the year, according to a new study published on Monday. The worst affected market segment is the residential…
House price growth slows in Kenya, will likely keep slowing

Growth in Kenya house prices slowed down in the second quarter of the year on the back of gloomy economic performance, a situation likely to persist in the foreseeable future. The latest Kenya Bankers Association-Housing Price Index shows that house…
How to pick the right window curtains for your home

Curtains, also known as drapes, usually offer a lot more than simply serving as a window treatment in an interior. The accessories go a long way in improving the aesthetics of a room. With the correct colour, size, texture and…
Britam Holdings is making bold bets on Kenya’s real estate

The local financial markets are increasingly churning and this is getting scary for everyone. From the man in the streets to the sophisticated fund manager, the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) is particularly one investment class that has posted depressing returns…
EDITORIAL: Shortage of artisans is holding back real estate growth

Over the past few years, players in the Kenyan construction industry have decried the shortage of skilled artisans in the industry. This is especially so, considering that the country’s top universities are churning out more architects and engineers than the…
Nairobi developer launches Sh12bn estate in Ridgeways

Investments and real estate firm Cytonn has begun construction of The Ridge, a comfy apartment project coming up on a 10-acre parcel of land in Ridgeways, Nairobi. Strategically located 300 metres from the junction of Kiambu Road and the Northern…