Dining Room Design Ideas

By Paul Adede Your dining room is a multi-functional space – it’s where we eat, entertain and sometimes even work. When designing your dining room, think carefully about how you use the space and what you really want to achieve with the area. Whatever your style, room size or budget, we have the dining room […]

Greenpark developer takes the long view of real estate investing

Rising demand for housing in Kenya’s major cities has attracted multiple investors to the real estate sector, leaving the regulators with a Herculean task of quality assurance and supervision of workmanship to weed the sector of rogue contractors. Ian Henderson, the managing director of Superior Homes Kenya, the company that built the award winning Sh15 […]

Interest rate cap laws pushes Kenya real estate developers to alternative financing models

NAIROBI, KENYA: For years, property developers have had to contend with high land costs (grew by 19.4 per cent over the last five years), high construction costs (normally 70 per cent of total project costs), and lack of requisite infrastructure. They have had to rely on financial institutions and their own resources to meet such costs. But […]

Amazing Bathroom Decorating Ideas

By Paul Adede When we think about our time at home, we tend to think of the time we spend with the family in the living room, eating a meal, or the time we get to sleep in our beds. Although spending time with the family is great and whilst we may spend a huge […]

Exciting Kitchen Garden Ideas

When it comes to using vegetables and herbs in cooking, the fresher they are the tastier and healthier the food. Which is why having your own kitchen garden is a good and convenient option. There’s something tasty, healthy, and also therapeutic, about having a kitchen garden.  Apart from the advantage of cutting your food bills, […]

Tips to spruce up your bedroom

Your bedroom should be a place of refuge, somewhere you can retreat to after a long day to have a nice hot shower or bath and curl up with a good book. Here are a few inexpensive ideas to help you spruce up your bedroom Have a bedside table A nightstand, alternatively night table, bedside […]

Why we use Reinforced Concrete

By Paul Adede Recent weather events such as deadly heat waves and devastating floods have sparked popular interest in understanding the role of global warming in driving extreme weather. While some of the effects and impacts of natural disasters caused by extreme weather can be mitigated, quite often than not, the extent of the disaster is […]

Regulator says flooded Athi River estate not on riparian land

The section of the upmarket Green-Park Estate in Athi River that was flooded after Stoni Athi River burst its banks does not lie on riparian land, the National Environment and Management Authority (NEMA) has said. NEMA director-general Geoffrey Wahungu said Tuesday that the Sh30 billion development is simply situated in a low-lying zone. “Athi Plains, […]

Amazing features of Superior Homes Quarter Villa

By Paul Adede Apartments are a suite of rooms forming one residence, typically in a building containing a number of these. The term flats is also used to refer to apartments. Apartments normally have one to four bedrooms while there are also studio apartments locally called bedsitters. Their appeal is in the location, size, style, […]