The real estate industry in Nigeria has become a multi-billion naira industry. And of recent there has been a real estate boom in the country, especially in Lagos.
Real estate has become such an interesting and fascinating venture that even individuals who have limited knowledge of it have taken up sudden interest in real estate investment or related business ideas.
Real estate companies in Lagos, Nigeria
Whether you want to invest in real estate or you want to purchase property, your best bet is to engage a reputable real estate company. This is particularly important in Lagos where there are too many fraudulent elements in the business.
In no particular order, here are the best real estate companies in Lagos, Nigeria.
Jide Taiwo & Co.
Jide Taiwo and co. is one of the oldest real estate companies in Lagos. This company has grown so big that it has over 20 offices across the nation since its inception in 1980.
Asides the agency services (letting, buying and leasing) that they are mainly known for, JTC also offers real estate valuation and appraisal, facility management, project management and development and real estate advisory services. They are also skilled at representing Government and corporate organizations on land acquisition and compensation matters.
Despite the company’s good reputation, they seem to have failed to catch up with the jet age trends, this can be seen from the layout of the company’s website and the fact that they are present on only 2 social media platforms (Facebook and LinkedIn)
Cortts Real Estate
Cortts Real Estate Limited is one of the leading real estate companies in Lagos. Located in the Lekki peninsula, their services include consulting and development services as well as property marketing for both for residential and commercial property markets.
Although they have properties on the island as well as on the mainland, the bulk of their listings are on the island. Unlike Jide Taiwo & Co, Cortts Real Estate Limited is a jet age organization as seen by their presence on five social media platforms: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter Google plus and linkedIn.
Kings Court Realtors
Kings Court Realtors is a professional firm of Estate Surveyors and valuers with listings on the Nigerian and International Real estate market. Kings Court Realtors have been at the top of their game when it comes to developing, managing, selling and leasing properties of all categories. They are located at Victoria Island Annex and their major services include residential sales and lettings, property and facilities management and also leasing, sales and acquisitions.
Fine and Country International
If you drive through Probyn Road in Ikoyi, then you won’t miss Fine and Country International. The real estate company reeks of luxury and they boast of having won numerous awards, both locally and internationally. Their core services are property investment advisory service and corporate sales and leasing of premium commercial and luxurious residential properties.
Fine and Country International has operations in over 300 offices worldwide including the UAE, South Africa and Mauritius. Their property listings start from N165m.
Primrose Development Company
Primrose Development Company (PDC) is a subsidiary of Primrose Properties Investment Limited (PPIL) and City Securities Limited which was founded over 30 years ago.
PDC distinguishes itself from other real estate companies in that it integrates engineering and construction services. They also broker readily available funding for clients who have the capacity to take on large scale projects.
UACN Property Development Company (UPDC) is a Division of UAC Nigeria Plc. They develop and manage luxury, premium and classic apartments in selected cities in Nigeria. Their key asset is the fact that they are focused on property planning from the customers’ perspective
They operate a unique business model by managing projects through direct investment and joint ventures. Their property listings start from 22.5 m
Broll Property Group
Founded in 1975, Broll property group is another old property company in Lagos. Asides from Lagos, the company has successfully established offices in major African cities including Ghana, Cameroon, South Africa, Angola, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia Namibia, Swaziland and Uganda.
Broll offers grass root expertise and global market knowledge to their clients and some of their unique services include auctions and sales, corporate real estate services, shopping centre management, facilities management, industrial, retail leasing and projects, investment and office broking, property management, research, valuation and advisory services.
Propertylink is another top real estate company in Lagos skilled in real estate development, brokerage, and management.
Unlike most real estate firms, Property link offers a flexible payment plan where clients can stretch their payment over a period of time. This plan applies to almost all their products and services which include construction and design, property sale, rental and development, property registration services, property management, international property sales and development. To make the property acquisition package complete, Propertylink also offers clients Legal Advice and Financial Services Consulting.
Sujimoto Is one of the trending jet set real estate development firms in Lagos. Their watch word is luxury, and if you have ever visited the head office at Milverton in Ikoyi, you will be taken back by the marble exterior of the property and the general exquisite look. Sujimoto’s has an established presence in Lagos, and the company has plans of expanding to other parts of West Africa.
In 2016, Sujimoto made major headlines by leasing out a fully furnished property pro bono for 5 years to popular bread seller turned top model Olajumoke.
The real estate development firm covers all areas of construction, from the pre construction phase to the post construction phase. Their other services include building residential serviced apartments, office spaces, hotels, interior decoration and design, landscaping, civil engineering consultancy, facility management, integrated construction solutions.
In every industry, there are a few that stand out due to their unique services, packages or general aura. Of the hundreds of real estate companies in Lagos, the ones mentioned above are the ones we consider to be the top 10.
Lamudi is a subsidiary of e-commerce giant, jumia.com.Their website has a user friendly and neat layout where users can scout houses, flats, plots of land, commercial spaces, or properties for development. Lamudi is sometimes referred to as Jumia House and they boast of being the top property finder not only in Nigeria but the whole of Africa, their site also includes sufficient details of the property and clear photos which enables prospective buyers to have a comprehensive knowledge of the property they intend to buy or rent.