China Wu Yi begins work on Langata Road extension

China Wu Yi Construction Company is setting up a work station at the Bomas of Kenya in readiness for the construction of a dual carriageway extension of Langata Road. The Chinese company was last month awarded the Sh2.6 billion Kenya…
High cost of loans slows down Kenya’s construction boom

Analysts have predicted a break 2012 for the Kenyan construction industry, saying high interest rates and double digit inflation were likely to stall growth in the industry. HassConsult, which conducts the only property pricing index in Kenya, said Thursday that…
Billionaire Resort project is well underway in Malindi

The construction of a tourist resort that will cater for billionaires is underway at Casuarina area near Marine Park in Malindi. The Sh500 million Billionaire Resort, which is being built by Italian billionaire Flavio Briatore, will have 26 state-of-the-art apartments,…
UK fund DVK Group is eyeing Konza City, Lamu Port deals

DVK Group, a UK-based private equity fund, has shown interest to invest in two of Kenya’s most ambitious development projects – the proposed Konza ICT Centre and the port of Lamu. Although the group is yet to announce the nature…
Deadline set for migration to e-construction permit system

The City Council of Nairobi has announced that from January 12, 2012, all applicants for construction permits and plan approvals will be required to use the electronic Construction Permit Management System. According to director of planning Tom Odongo, all manual…
Sh30 billion Iluluwe Golf Estate unveiled in Athi River

A Sh30 billion gated community housing project has been unveiled in Athi River, near the proposed multi-billion dollar Konza Technology Park. Dubbed Iluluwe Golf Estate, the development will be set on a 1,000-acre piece of private land and will accommodate…
Kenya to build one of Africa’s longest flyovers

The government has announced plans to build one of the longest flyovers in Africa stretching from Ole Sereni Hotel on Mombasa Road to ABC Place on Waiyaki Way. The road is part of the government’s new plan for the abandoned…
Migaa Golf Estate Gets Underway in Kiambu

Home Afrika Limited has started construction work on a 774-acre housing development in Kiambu County, which is planned to include a golf course. Located 16km from Muthaiga and 20km from the Nairobi city centre, the development to be known as…