The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and the Ghana Institution of Surveyors have reaffirmed their commitment to the enforcement of global property standards at GhIS' ninth annual Surveyors' Week in Accra.

Having highlighted Africa as a primary focus, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors’ (RICS) global President Elect, Louise Brooke-Smith is currently visiting South Africa (February 2014) and Ghana.

When West Hills Mall opens in Ghana’s capital Accra, it will become the largest single-phase modern shopping centre in the city. 

The private sector is possibly one of the main engines of growth in Ghana's economy, says Kenneth Ofori, business manager for Devtraco Plus, a luxury real estate company in Ghana. Devtraco Plus, he says, is committed to providing sound upmarket home investment opportunities in sought after neighbourhoods.

The prognosis for Africa’s projected economic growth is positive, as commonly reported in the media. At a time when western economies are faltering, the positive statistics make particularly attractive reading, says Florence Menson, JHI Ghana’s Centre Manager of Marina Mall in Accra, the capital city of Ghana. 

South Africa's foremost financial services company, FirstRand Limited has disclose plans to invest proceeds of its $250 million fund raising exercise across major West and Southern African real estate markets - particularly Nigeria, Ghana and Angola.

Monday, 08 October 2012 07:49

RMB Westport says West is best

RMB Westport recently raised US$250-million for its Real Estate Development Fund aimed at developing real estate assets in west Africa.

Tuesday, 04 September 2012 11:57

Ghana’s economy: sending mixed signals?

Last year it saw growth skyrocketing, influenced largely by the launch of oil production at its Jubilee oil field in November, sending GDP soaring by nearly 15 percent. But that growth rate is expected to nearly halve to 8.2 percent this year as oil production has averaged 80,000 bpd as opposed to the 250 000bpd that was anticipated for 2013. Either way it’s all growth and the spinoff for the rest of the economy is worth taking notice of

Tuesday, 28 August 2012 10:40

Accra office market powers ahead

As Ghana’s economic growth continues at break-neck speed – fuelled by surging output in the mining and nascent upstream oil industries – the outlook for the office market in Accra is looking extremely bright, according to property management group Broll’s Q2 Office Barometer for Ghana

Bigen Africa, a South African infrastructural development company, has expressed interest in partnering Ghanaian real estate companies to build affordable houses for the poor and middle income earners

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