Kenyan developers eye counties for malls construction

Kenyan developers are now focusing on the markets in the county regions to construct shopping malls; this is according to analysts and realtors.

The analysts argue that the urban areas especially Nairobi has now been filled with so many shopping centres which target the middle class market.

During the 2016 East Africa Property Investment Summit (EAPIS), Britam Asset Manager Chief Economist, Mr. Kenneth Kaniu confirmed the reports and said that apart from the Two Rivers Mall which is scheduled for opening sometime this year, there will be no more space for retails in Nairobi.

“Beyond the Two Rivers Mall expected to open by the end of this year 2016, no further retail space will be required in Nairobi.

He further pointed out that some places for instance Naivasha, Nakuru, Kisumu, Nanyuki and Mombasa present brilliant prospects for malls that range between 1,000 to 10,000 square feet.

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China Forex Expo 2016

Date: Octorber 28th-29th, 2016
Location: Shenzhen, China

The third China (Shenzhen) Forex Expo was held successfully from April 16th to 17th. We are thrilled for the extraordinary achievements in the last event, with 5000+©O expo area, 50+ exhibitors and more than 6000 attendees from worldwide. Well-known industrial players and brands from home and abroad networked with Chinese investors, IBs, affiliates and enterpreneurs through the colorful welcoming cocktail party, exciting conference sessions and free talks at booths. The eye-catching award ceremony was also held simultaneously to honor excellent companies and individuals.

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Indonesia Transport, Supply Chain and Logistic (ITSCL) 2016 will be held on 19 - 21 October 2016, located in Jakarta International Expo, Kemayoran, Jakarta, Indonesia. ITSCL 2016 is the only one exhibition that is dedicated to all product and service providerin Transport and Logistics industry, with the aims to distribute goods and supply chains throughout Indonesia and foreign countries.
This event is organized by Reed Exhibition Panorama (RPE). RPE is a joint venture company between The World's Leading Events organizer, Reed Exhibitions and The Most Integrated tourism companies, transportation and hospitality in Indonesia, Panorama Group. (Read more in

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Kenya’s economy expands by 5.6pc

The economy grew by 5.6 percent last year mainly driven by agriculture that performed well due to good rains received during the year.

The growth is higher than the 5.3 percent registered in 2014. Agriculture grew 5.6 percent in 2015 from 3.5 percent the previous year, driven by abundant rainfall.

Most economic sectors also expanded except tourism, which continued to bear the brunt of travel advisories by key source markets and worries about insecurity.

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