Here is why buildings collapse so frequently in Kenya

The frequent cases of collapse of buildings in Kenya have become a major concern among all the stakeholders in the local construction industry. Barely three months go by without hearing reports of a collapsed structure – which in some instances…
Why you should give green building a chance in 2017

You may have heard all the reasons why you should never go green when building or remodelling your home. It’s too expensive, it takes ages to complete, I’m too young for that…. And for every excuse, there are multiple reasons…
News that took construction industry by storm in 2016

The year 2016 was a busy period for Kenya’s construction industry stakeholders, with many investors rushing to complete their projects ahead of the 2017 election campaigns. It was also a year of major announcements that took the industry by storm,…
Common types of building materials in Kenya

Building materials refer to any substance, natural or man-made which is used for construction purposes to create structures and buildings. The choice of building materials to use in a construction is determined by factors such as availability, cost, tenacity and…
Kenya’s 5 best selling paint companies in 2016

The paint industry in Kenya has greatly flourished over the past several years thanks to a construction boom that is being experienced across the country which has seen shopping malls, office buildings and housing complexes spring up in all major…
How to buy land in Kenya

The Kenyan constitution permits citizens to acquire land within any county providing they comply with the following procedures of buying and selling land in Kenya. 1.) Land identification – This is where soon-to-be landowners identify land that meets their criteria…
4 Building design trends in 2016

As the construction industry continues to boom in many countries, building designers are busy creating trendy designs for new builds and renovations. The following are the top four building design trends this year. 1.) Green buildings – More and more…