Kingsley U.N. Chikwendu —
The Country Manager of Mixta Africa, one of the continent’s largest real estate companies, Mrs Sade Hughes has said that Nigeria requires a robust strategy in tackling its huge housing deficit. She also added that the housing deficit gap in the country and the continent at large remain a focal point for remedy, therefore, needed top notch solutions to address the problem.
While stating that this will continue to be the drive of the organization’s operations, she also hinted that the company has plans of enlisting mortgage finance schemes aimed at encouraging prospective home ownership.
Sade made this known when announcing plans to introduce a more revolutionary real estate solutions, including construction of additional luxurious homes, while reflecting on the company’s sterling performance in the outgoing year 2021.
“We are working round the clock to ensure more and more Nigerians own properties at the best of deals. Our purpose is to build communities and provide enough homes for different classes of Nigerians and Africans, she said.
“Part of this strategy is our decision to develop more affordable houses and engage mortgage providers to make more Nigerians to own homes with easy payment plans.
Speaking on the company’s achievements in the outgoing year, Head of Marketing, Ms Onome Umukoro added that the company’s estate projects like the Obudu Villas, Beechwood Park 1 & 2, Adiva Plots and Cove Lofts were all sold out in 2021 while Lakowe Heights, Marula Park, Expressview Estate in Abuja, Adiva Plainfields/new release, Commercial plots and the Residence Goree located in Senegal are all currently selling and on high demand.
“Our vision is to deliver urbanized and modern cities across the continent of Africa and we have garnered appreciable milestones in our estate projects, Umukoro said.
“Our company has successfully developed more than 13,500 residential and retail units across 8 countries on the continent. We are currently present in 8 countries across Africa with full operations in Nigeria, Senegal, Côte d’Ivoire, Morocco, and Tunisia but projects in Mauritania, Algeria and Egypt.”
She highlighted other achievements of the company to include the provision of affordable houses within the developing township programme tagged: Lagos New Town.
“Lagos New Town is a development concept where we host some of our most notable products including Lakowe Lakes Golf and Country Estate, Beechwood Estate and Adiva Plainfields. The idea is to provide housing for a different cadre of homeowners with exquisite and luxurious aesthetics with comfort and convenience in mind.”
Mixta Africa was founded in 2005 by a group of innovative minds and has continued to be among the leading firms in the real estate market, building sustainable communities across many African countries. The company has received numerous awards including Great Place to Work Silver, Best High-End-Real Estate Company awarded by African Property Investment Awards and Fastest Growing Real Estate Developer in Africa 2021 by Global Brands Magazine.