US kitchen, bathroom fittings giant to open Kenya showroom

American kitchen and plumbing fittings provider Kohler Company has confirmed that it will open its first ever Kenya showroom in Nairobi next year to tap the country’s growing appetite for high quality building products. The Wisconsin-based family-owned company said on…
Finally, 20,000 homes for Kenya civil servants

Kenyan civil servants are set to benefit from the construction of 20,000 housing units through a Chinese equity fund in a public-private partnership agreement. The recently signed deal between the Kenyan government, China Africa Development Fund (CAD-Fund), China Civil Engineering…
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…
Work on Sh7bn Nairobi tower stopped over safety concerns

A cloud of uncertainty is hovering over the Hazina Trade Centre construction site in Nairobi – undermining the National Social Security Fund bid to build one of Kenya’s tallest buildings. The Sh6.7 billion project, which involves construction of a 39-storey…
Eveready cancels plan to build Nakuru mall on glut fears

Eveready East Africa has cancelled a plan to build a shopping mall on its prime plot in Nakuru, with management deciding instead to sell the land. The planned mixed use development, comprising a mall and apartments, was announced in October…