Nairobi property firm to build Sh3.5 billion estate in Ruiru

Nairobi-based real estate developer Lifestyle Estates has unveiled plans to build a Sh3.5 billion estate in Tatu City, a proposed “city” in Ruiru, Kiambu County. The high-end gated community, which is to be known as Lifestyle Heights, sits on a…
Kenya’s construction growth slows down to weakest pace since 2013

Construction growth in Kenya, East Africa’s largest economy, slowed in 2016 to the weakest pace in three years mainly due to the winding down of the Mombasa-Nairobi standard gauge railway construction. Official figures on Wednesday showed that construction industry, which…
10 building materials that pose highest risk to your health

Hazardous construction materials, commonly known as red list building materials, are natural or synthetic chemical substances that are harmful to humans or the environment. Though highly toxic, the chemicals can hardly be seen, tasted or smelt but they are present…
9 Tips for building your first home

Building a home is a big dream for many Kenyans and though it can be a challenging development many find it to be very fulfilling. The opportunity to build from the ground up is a great advantage since you get…
How to start a construction company in Kenya

The Kenyan construction industry is quite lucrative and a great choice for budding entrepreneurs seeking impressive returns on their investments. Unfortunately, a huge number of people are not familiar with the process of starting a construction enterprise – a situation…