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Month: May 2018

Providing affordable housing calls for a multisectoral view

May 31, 2018

Professional body cites prohibitive demands in ‘Big Four’ affordable housing component. PHOTO| COURTESY  The Institute of Quantity Surveyors of Kenya (IQSK) is the latest professional body in the building and construction fraternity to criticise the affordable housing project in the government’s “Big Four” agenda. “When the “Big Four” agenda came up, we were really excited […]

How Kenya is locking out local contractors from housing projects

May 27, 2018

Institute of Quantity Surveyors of Kenya chairman Andrew Mandere (left), vice-chairman Peter Kariuki (centre) and Registrar Jennifer Musyimi during a press conference. PHOTO | DIANA NGILA | NMG Chances are that built-environment professionals will be watching from the side as the multi-billion shilling low-cost housing scheme takes shape. This is after they realised that their […]

Group seeks piece of local projects

May 24, 2018

Surveyors call for meeting to ensure that most of the work especially on the low cost housing, is done by local firms Daily Nation (Kenya)24 May 2018BY JAMES KARIUKI Left to right: Institute of Quantity Surveyors of Kenya (IQSK) secretary Mutinda Mutuku, chairman Andrew Mandere, vice-chairman Peter Kariuki, registrar Jennifer Musyimi and a council […]