Tag: real estate

AirBnB: Nairobi vs Kampala

There is an oddity to the tale of Nairobi’s real estate sector. Despite being the largest city in East Africa and a tourist hub, Nairobi trails Kampala in AirBnB occupancy rate. Statistics obtained from AirDNA, an AirBnB data aggregator, shows Nairobi’s occupancy rate is at 38 percent while Kampala’s is at 43 percent. Nairobi has ...

Understanding the Mall Business in Nairobi

Following my article on shopping malls in Nairobi, I got an invitation to have a chat with the mall manager of one of the most prestigious malls in the country. We sat at a coffee shop in his mall and he went direct into what my article was missing – an understanding of the real ...

Office Space Analysis in Nairobi

Ever thought of where to locate your office? Herein are a collection of charts that analyze office spaces in Nairobi. Analysis and Visualization by Michael Beilman Kilimani has the cheapest rates while Riverside drive has the most expensive office space. It seems Hurligham has little variation in the cost of office space with an average ...

Most Expensive Land in Kenya

What’s the most expensive land in Kenya? You’ve probably guessed it right – it’s in Upper Hill. I scrapped land listings data from lamudi.co.ke, property24.co.ke, and villacarekenya.com to study the relative cost of land in the country. To have a standard measure, I calculated the average cost of an acre of land in different neighborhoods. ...

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