EDGE software and the benefits of EDGE certification for the residential market. This workshop focus on case studies of EDGE-certified homes in the affordable market, showcasing how practical green measures can keep the costs low but increase benefits for investors, developers and home buyers. EDGE has certified almost 60,000 residential units around the world. The webinar was led by Rusmir Musić, the Global Business Development Lead for EDGE with a case study by EchoStone, an EDGE Champion with ambitions to develop thousands ogreen certified homes in Nigeria. The webinar is co-sponsored by the Sustainable Buildings and Construction Programme of the One Planet Network, the Centre for Affordable Housing Finance in Africa and Habitat for Humanity.
MUNDO SOCIAL Arvec Anteproyecto and EchoStone are the developers of the first eco-friendly community in Panama, Haciendas de San Antonio in Pacora, certified by the global brand for environmental care EDGE (Excellence in Design for Higher Efficiencies), this being an innovation of the Financial Corporation International (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, which evaluates, promotes and guarantees the construction of ecological communities around the world in a faster, easier and more affordable way to the buyer. Hundreds of Panamanians will enjoy the privilege of living in a home that provides direct benefits to the economy of their home, in addition to collaborating with the care of the environment. Continue reading
CASTMEDIA BUSINESS CONNECT On this segment of CastMedia Business Connect on Stv, we features Mr. Sammy Adigun who is a Director at EchoStone Nigeria Ltd. And he spoke in length about what the company have been able to achieve over the years. Including how the company came to break a record of building a house from foundation to finishing including furnishing it for living in just 14 days. Continue reading
THE GUARDIAN Efforts at reducing housing shortage in Lagos have received a boost with the construction of 252 housing units at Idale in Badagry local council. Commissioner for Housing, Lagos State, Moruf Akinderu Fatai, who gave the cheering news, said the structure is the first Joint Venture (JV with EchoStone Nigeria geared towards driving mass housing delivery in the state. Akinderu Fatai, who spoke during an inspection of the site, expressed gratitude with the new development, stressing that it is a cheaper way of building houses. He stated that the state government is thinking of employing the technology used for the Idale projects to two or three floors because it is cheaper, quicker and clean. Continue reading
EchoStone Development Nigeria LTD, was named “Real Estate & Property Organization of the Year” at the 6th annual Nigeria Entrepreneurs Award, held at the Oriental Hotel in Lagos. The highly sought-after award honours individuals and organizations that have shown outstanding entrepreneurial and corporate behaviour by delivering immense value to its customers, shareholders and whose impact has benefited the society in the course of the year. Continue reading