REAL HOUSES. Ghana Real Estate Market promises to Flourish in 2013. An artist's impression of Devtraco Plus' Palmers Place development in Accra, one of their flagship developments in Ghana, which has seven five bedroom luxury townhouses in phase one.
The rise of Ghana property market has been well documented in the past decade and there has been an improvement in infrastructure deficit with better prospects for growth still to come. Millions of dollars are being realised by private entrepreneurs, especially in the real estate sector and the ever changing skyline of Accra illustrates this well. The private sector is possibly one of the main engines of growth in Ghana's economy, says Kenneth Ofori, business manager for Devtraco Plus, a luxury real estate company in Ghana. Bigger is better for Ghana’s malls. The shiny new malls are aimed at middle-class Ghanaians, but also attract big spenders from Nigeria.
Photo©Chris Stein for JA New shopping centres are sweeping the continent, and they are bigger, shinier and busier. In West Africa, Ghana is taking the lead with the largest in the region. A 30-minute drive from central Accra along the Accra-Cape Coast motorway takes you to Weija, a rapidly developing neighbourhood soon to be home to West Africa's largest shopping mall. What is a Green Roof? An aerial view of most urban areas shows swathes of asphalt, black tar and gravel-ballasted rooftops.
Heat radiates off of the dark roofs, and water rushes over the hard, hopefully impermeable surfaces. Yet, there is a new trend that breaks up the monotony of common roofs: green rooftops. Start a free community. Dukeperson.