The ABCs of buying land in Kenya as a foreigner

Although the Kenyan law allows foreign investors to acquire land in any part of the country, there are several limitations of property ownership in Kenya by a foreigner. As such, it is important for any foreigner planning on buying land…
7 Top road construction equipment and their uses

Equipment used for road construction vary depending on whether the road project involves construction of a new road, road re-carpeting or just minor road repairs. The following are some of the commonly used road construction equipment: 1.) Motor Grader Commonly…
Kenya scouts for wealthy investors to build toll roads

Kenya is scouting for wealthy investors to set up and operate five toll roads in the country in a move aimed to improve the expansion and maintenance level of major Kenyan highways. The Southern Bypass, Nairobi-Mombasa highway, Nairobi-Mau Summit road,…
Chinese firm to start work on Sh4.5bn Kitale-Uganda road

China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) has signed a contract with Kenya to build a 45-kilometre road that links Kitale to the Uganda border town of Suam. The signing of the Sh4.5 billion deal between CSCEC and the Kenya National…
US firm wins deal to build Kenya’s first high-speed highway

US- based engineering firm Bechtel International Inc. has signed a Sh230 billion commercial agreement with the Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA) for construction of a 473-kilometre Nairobi-Mombasa high-speed expressway. KeNHA director general Peter Mundinia said the signing of the deal…
Wealthy buyers snap up Sh46 million homes in Nairobi

Wealthy Kenyan buyers are paying big money for luxury houses in Nairobi in an emerging trend where trophy homes are increasingly becoming the perceived mark of success among the country’s super-rich citizens. Sales at astonishingly high prices – coming at…
Work on Sh2.7bn Garden City Business Park begins November

Construction is expected to begin in November on the proposed Garden City Business Park in Nairobi, pushing forward a project that seeks to deliver sustainable office and retail options to tenants on Thika Road. Kasarani Investments Holdings Ltd., a subsidiary…