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First Kenyan expressway to launch in 2018

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In the month of august of 2017, a contract document was signed to allow Bechtel, a US company to start the construction of a high speed highway trunk road from Nairobi to Mombasa  in 2018 linking the capital with the main port much more efficiently. The road is set to be a four lane road […]

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Ban on twisted rebars and construction of masonry walls

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Construction process should be followed to the letter to ensure that everything goes on according to plan and avoiding incidences of collapse due to ignorance or alternative cost-cutting methods that some end up being fatal for the users of the structures be it roads or buildings. These new methods of construction should be researched on […]

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Project manager a core resource to a Project

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There have been, not in the distant past, many cases of buildings collapsing in Kenya. This is most of the time attributed to not using professionals who ensure that the project requirements are followed and ensured from start to finish. Lack of a professional ensuring and overseeing the construction project brings in the lack of […]

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Infrastructure development and new technology in Kenya

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Infrastructure which is still one of our main challenges in Kenya will have a great impact in our economy. The standard gauge railway dubbed ‘Madaraka Express railway’ in which the second phase, phase 2A, which is 120 kilometres long from Nairobi to Naivasha has been approved although the actual construction has not been started. The […]

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Construction in Kenya in general and our projects.

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The construction industry in Kenya is one of the fastest growing industries particularly due to the increase in development projects from private investments as well as government funded investments. These values are, however, rounded off to the nearest whole value. Statistics definitely don’t lie, Kenya is ranked at position 72 in terms of the Gross […]

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Celebrate the Small Wins..

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In the context of real estate investing, here are some of the milestones you should celebrate: First deal analyzed First phone call with a broker First offer made First counter-offer received First contract submitted First meeting with a potential investor First conversation with a potential team member (like property manager or lender) 10th phone call […]

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How to Retire in 3-5 Years

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Let’s assume you want to retire in the next 3-5 years and you’ve decided that the best way to achieve that goal is by investing in apartment buildings by raising money from others (good decision, BTW!). There are three problems with this goal: It’s too far into the future. You’ll likely have to do several […]

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Succeed in Real Estate — One Small Win at a Time

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Many newbies don’t achieve their goals because they fail to celebrate each small milestone on the way to success. Because they don’t get a deal in the first 3 months after getting started, they give up. They conclude that real estate doesn’t work — or at least not for them. The problem is that the goals […]

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Perfect Properties to Invest In

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Perfect Properties to Invest in. So you are ready to become a real estate investor and are looking for the perfect property to invest in that will bring about the highest possible success. You may be thinking, “Where can I find the perfect property to invest in?” Here are our top picks for finding perfect […]

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STABILITY OF BUILDINGS DURING CONSTRUCTION

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PURPOSE The purpose of this article is to emphasize to both commercial and housing builders of the need to adequately brace buildings and structures, during all stages of construction, to ensure they are stable Kenyan’s have witnessed numerous incidents where buildings (includes structures) have partially or totally collapsed during the construction process or newly occupied […]

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USAKENYA Investment Tour 2016

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The Resorts and Cities Diaspora department was established to provide world quality luxury estate investments to clientelle in off shore markets. We realize that Kenyans in the diaspora have a keen interest to invest back home. Our mission is to provide them with safe and secure investments guaranteed to yield high returns in a reasonable […]

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Earth Day

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On #EarthDay lets pledge to give back to mother earth more than she has given to us… According to the National Environment Policy (2012), Kenya’s forest cover is reducing fast due to poor farming methods, for example, clearing forests for crop farming or human settlement, industrial production, charcoal burning and infrastructure development (for example construction […]

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