Chinese firm to build Sh6.5bn Mombasa to Kwa Jomvu highway

Third China Engineering Co. has won a Sh6.5 billion tender to upgrade the 10-kilometre Mombasa-Kwa Jomvu road in a bid to ease transportation of cargo from the port of Mombasa. According to the Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA) director general…
Sh2.7 billion Isiolo airport to begin operations in July

After missing its completion deadline by nearly two years, the Isiolo International Airport is now ready and on schedule to begin operations next month. The Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) chief executive Johny Andersen, Transport Principal Secretary Paul Maringa and Isiolo…
Forget homes, Kenyan developers have found a new money-maker

A deficiency of modern warehouse and industrial space has seen developers betting on large tracts of vacant land across Nairobi for new development, in a move that is likely to further fuel the on-going construction boom. Although the industrial market…
Cytonn breaks ground on Sh15 billion Ruiru mixed-use project

Investments and real estate developer Cytonn has broken ground on its Sh15 billion mixed-use project that seeks to bring urban lifestyle to the Ruiru district of Kiambu County. The 100-acre development, which will be known as RiverRun Estates, comprises 1,258…
Landlords panic as Nairobi struggles to fill its offices

A walk into many of the glittering office buildings that have recently sprouted up across Nairobi reveals something rather disturbing. Empty floors and deserted basement parking lots are the exact opposite of what would be expected in the context of…
OPINION: Allow builders to embrace construction technology

The recent move by the government to discard the roads annuity program has shocked many since it was regarded as the key to the Jubilee’s dream of constructing 10,000 kilometres of rural and medium grade urban roads during its first…