Below is a summary of the report about Real Estate developments and trends in Kenya, specifically Nairobi, as provided by Lamudi Kenya.

  • The ongoing infrastructure developments within and outside the Nairobi CBD will drive the property boom on the city outskirts.
  • The development of roads infrastructure will boost access to certain areas, for example the Thika Superhighway, which has opened up Thika.
  • Growth in Internet usage has steered businesses to align their services with technological trends.
  • The online house-hunting trend is taking root as more people connect to the Internet and discover its convenience.
  • The country is growing fast as a result of the rebasing of the economy, which saw Kenya claim middle income country status.
  • The rebasing saw the construction and allied sector being categorized on its own, due to the potential the sector has shown. It now accounts for 11 percent of GDP.
  • With the current exodus of people from the NCBD, commuter towns within the city are now in high demand with house-hunters.
  • Ongoing infrastructure developments, especially for roads, have made satellite towns within the metropolis of Nairobi the preferred location with property-seekers.

 

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