Aberdare Hills Golf Resort project launched in Naivasha

Construction works on a multi-million golf resort that will have a five-star hotel and luxurious villas have kicked off in Naivasha. Dubbed Aberdare Hills Golf Resort, the facility will be built on a 1,600 acres parcel of land near the…
Materials makers reap big from construction boom

Makers of building materials are laughing all the way to the bank, thanks to boosted earnings from increased activity in the property market. Manufacturers of cement, paints, steel products and galvanized iron sheets have recorded double-digit sales in recent years…
Chinese machinery firm launches office in Nairobi

The booming construction industry in Kenya has attracted another Chinese firm in Kenya. XCMG Construction Machinery Co Ltd unveiled its Africa office in Nairobi on Tuesday to cash in on the country’s ongoing construction boom. The move comes just a…
AAK push for inspection of building materials

The Architectural Association of Kenya (AAK) is pushing for the inspection of construction materials after it emerged some of the materials in the market were sub-standard. Addressing journalists on Friday at a Nairobi hotel, AAK chairman Stephen Oundo said it…
Sergoit Golf and Wildlife Resort unveiled in Eldoret

A sh40 billion real estate development plan that offers residents the chance to own homes in a secure gated community has been unveiled in Eldoret. Dubbed Sergoit Golf and Wildlife Resort, the ambitious project set on a 3,100-acre parcel of…
Isolux to build 400-kV transmission line in Kenya

Spain-based Isolux Corsan has won a US$208.1 million tender for the construction of a 400kV electricity transmission line in Kenya. The 428 km long transmission line will transmit electricity from the Lake Turkana wind power plant–  a 310MW wind-farm that…
Taveta airport project sparks diplomatic row with Tanzania

A diplomatic row is brewing between Kenya and Tanzania following Kenya’s plan to build a modern airport at Taveta near Tanzania’s Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA). Kenya’s decision to build the ultra-modern Taveta International Airport, about 120 km from KIA, has…
Crown Berger partners with UK firm to supply flooring materials

Crown Berger has entered into a 5-year distributorship partnership with Flowcrete of UK that will see it supplying flooring materials locally. The two companies are targeting the high-end property market notably shopping malls, homes and office blocks and the deal…