Salinity: The costly headache that shapes coastal architecture

Mar. 16, 2023

With the prestige, and the proximity to the sea comes a cost - that dream house, and even the posh car, could be damaged due to repeated exposure to the saline ocean water.

Mar. 16, 2023

Report: Sh1m houses possible even without State subsidies

The cheapest house in Kenya was a 30 square metres apartment which is part of the Park Road development sold through the State’s Boma Yangu platform located in Ngara, Nairobi.

Mar. 16, 2023

Pension players back investment trusts to fund housing

Kenyan pension stakeholders have backed investment trusts to pool funds for capital-intensive and long-term projects such as affordable housing and infrastructure.

Mar. 15, 2023

Mushrooming real estate firms cash in on land-owning craze

The regularity with which new companies are appearing and aggressively advertising land for sale in the city raises a few questions.

Mar. 9, 2023

Why marriage is helping more women to own property

More married women in Kenya own property than those unmarried or divorced, a government report shows. Among women who own a house, only nine per cent have a title deed.

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