…In LAGOS Real Estate Sector
Many don’t know that the Lagos Real Estate sector is largely dominated by the Igbos. And interestingly majority of them are from Anambra State. These guys are Billionaires. In the Lekki area of Lagos today, you hardly see 4 estates out of 10 whose owners or developers aren’t from Anambra.
This week, City People Magazine, brings you some of these guys. Below are excerpts.
CHIEF EMEKA UZOETO
Chief Emeka Uzoeto, the CEO, 1st Homes Ltd. He’s one of the biggest developers in Lekki/Ikoyi areas. But he’s hardly talk about. His massive real estate in the upmarket Lekki/Ajah axis of Lagos stands in a category unto himself when it comes to the list of top real estate investors in Nigeria.
1st Homes is one of the most sought-after real estate companies in Nigeria with over 30 real estates under its control. He’s one of the big boys from Anambra who plays big in Lagos real estate sector.
DR KENNEDY OKONKWO
Dr. Kennedy Okonkwo, CEO, Crest Homes is a renowned real estate mogul and a founder of Nedcomoaks. He’s popularly called Lagos biggest landlord. Dr Kennedy is a for. His company is focused on developing and managing high-end residential estates in Lagos State. They have developed more than 2000 housing units which include, Victoria Crest, Citadel views etc. Ned pioneered the first Solar powered estate in Nigeria.
CHIEF FRANK EMMANUEL OKAFOR
Chief Frank Emmanuel Okafor is the founder of Marcopolo Properties, a real estate development company in Lagos. Cruze garden, one of its estates in Lagos is an architectural masterpiece.
He’s one of the big boys from Anambra who plays big. He’s a friend of Ned Okonkwo.
Romanus Ugochukwu Orji is the founder and CEO of Romax Properties, a real estate development company in Lagos State founded in 2005. The company specializes in the construction of residential and commercial properties. One of their major projects is Southern View Estate.
AMB DR EMMA UDECHUKWU
Amb Dr. Emma Udechukwu (Omemma Ojoto) is a real estate mogul and the founder of Roxbury Estate in Lagos. The estate offers luxury residential properties around Lekki areas in Lagos State. He’s one of the biggest developers in the VGC axis in Lagos.
Cletus Oragwa (Zenco) is a real estate investor in Lagos State. His company, Zenco, specializes in the development of residential properties and apartments. He owns major apartments in Lagos.
CHIEF CELESTINE EMOKHAI
Chief Celestine Emokhai (Emcel Properties) is the founder of Emcel Properties, a real estate company in Lagos State. The company focuses on residential property development around Lekki Phase 1 in Lagos.
He is the of the big players from Anambra.
Samuel Odinammadu is a major player in Lagos State. He’s the founder of SKC Properties and has properties scattered around Lekki area. He developed one of his estates around Orchid area and the estate is hot cake for celebrities. He his a chieftaincy titled from Anambra.
ISMAEL EMEKA UDENKA
Ismael Emeka Udenka is a big player in the real estate industry. He is the founder of Lucky Gardens Estate, a residential estate in lagos State known for its quality infrastructure. He has up to 20 mini estates around Lekki/Ajah Axis.
DR IKEM UMEZUOKE
Dr Ikem Umezuoke is the MD/CEO of Homes and Homes Real Estate Solution Limited in Nigeria.Ume-Ezeoke is well experienced in international real estate and has traded actively in foreign markets including United Kingdom, South Africa, Dubai, and Ghana. He is presently working as a consultant to deliver the proposed Farmington Height, a real estate project in Liberia. His company, Homes & Homes, has working relationships with international real estate development companies like Kings Lands, Fairfield and Damac.
- AFORJAMA EMENIKE
Dr. Aforjama Emenike is the founder of Big C Properties.
He has developed estates in prominent locations such as Chevron Drive, Chevron alternative road, and Ikota Villa. Currently, he is completing the construction of 40 units of 4-Bedroom semi-detached duplexes with BQ and 30 units of 4-Bedroom Terrace duplexes in Orchid Road, opposite Mega one Mall.
CHIEF IFEANYI HARRY
Chief Ifeanyi Harry Jeffery is the CEO of Ocean Growth Homes; a luxury real estate development company, setting extraordinary records in the industry.
The company also prides itself as a fully integrated real estate developer given its reputation of creating functional spaces through beautiful and exquisite interior designs formed out of rare creativity.
He has led the company to develop remarkable projects in the highbrow areas of Lagos, with a delivery of over 150 units of luxury housing units yearly.
Chiedu Nweke is the Chairman of Periwinkle Estates. He brings extensive experience from his knowledge of property Law, with almost three decades in the practice and 15 years holding top management positions in reputable multinational firms. He conceived and founded Orange Island, and Periwinkle Lifestyle Estate, Lekki Phase I, in Lagos
Jeffrey Agbim is the Founder ,Jedmoon Impex Limited.Jedmoon Impex Limited is a world class real estate company that provides quality, durable and affordable houses for all has successfully executed projects like Spring Gardens I, Spring Gardens II, Spring Gardens III, Jedmoon Garden, Phase I, Jedmoon Garden Phase II, Jedmoon III, Jedmoon Court I, Jedmoon Court II to seven and among other gigantic projects.
CHIEF AUGUSTINE OGUEJIOFOR
He is the founder of First Rotech Engineering Group. The company has developed quite a number of estates in Abuja and are the developers of Nkwelle GRA Phase 1 and 11.
We also hear he has some developed properties in Lagos.
DR SMITH EZENAGU
Dr Smith Ezenagu is the founder of Esso Properties scattered all over the country with big presence in Lagos. Some of the Esso’s properties in Lagos include Berry Prime Estate, Summer View and Sunray estate in Lekki. The company equally has 3 properties at Wonderland, Awka, Anambra State.
DR CHIDOZIE NWANKWO
Dr Chidozie Nwankwo is the founder of Wichtech Homes which is a foremost real estate concern involved in the construction of residential buildings and infrastructures within estates. The firm has deployed buildings exhibiting pure elegance, finesse and sense of panache in Ikoyi, Lagos, and Abuja.
He is the founder of Henry Montego Homes which has prime estates around Lekki Area of Lagos. The company sold out about four phases of its montego bay in one month.
CHUKWUMA EMMANUEL OKAFOR
Chukwuma Emmanuel Okafor (Ofunwa Ojoto) is the CEO of Rosebank Cottage and Castle.
Rosebank Cottage and Castle Limited, is a real estate and property developing company that deals in Land and Landed Properties. The company has sold thousands of housing units.
Pat Chidolue owns Chidol Properties Ltd and Patnasonic Industies Ltd. They are two subsidiary companies that handle the real estate business arm of Chelsea Group Ltd. Patnasonic estate was recently completed in Abuja.