“Our target market really is for that person who feels phased out by the Nairobi market,” says Ms Cathy Achola-Warega, the CEO of Urbanis Africa.
The firm is selling a two-bedroom bungalow for Sh1.5 million, while a three-bedroom bungalow is priced at Sh2 million and a four-bedroom at Sh2.5 billion.
A three-bedroom bungalow with a one-bedroom detached guest wing is going for Sh3.95 million, a three-bedroom ensuit bungalow with a detached servant’s quarter is priced at Sh3.65 million and a four-bedroom maisonette with a detached servant’s quarter at Sh5.95 million.
“Construction costs are normally higher mainly because of the middlemen …[but we] manage to construct descent low-cost housing because of the direct purchase from manufacturers,” Ms Warega said.
Over 800 units have been completed since 2011, when the groundbreaking was held, and an estimated 2,000 people already occupy the estate.
The fifth phase of Kisaju View Park Estate – comprising another 120 units – is scheduled to begin next year.