Ghana’s premier e-Newspaper and digital media firm, Business24 Limited, will organise its maiden Real Estate Conference (REC2021) on Tuesday, October 19, 2021, at the Labadi Beach Hotel in Accra.
The one-day event is being held in collaboration with the Ghana Chamber of Construction Industry (GHCCI) on the theme “Affordable Housing for Every Ghanaian: A Myth or Possibility”.
It will convene a carefully selected group of industry players, professionals and experts to engage in discussions that seek to match the various challenges of affordable housing development to workable solutions.
Ghana’s housing deficit is estimated at more than two million units and continues to rise due to population growth, urbanisation, rising incomes, and shrinking household sizes.
Heightening the situation is the absence of a workable state policy on rent, which has seen most average Ghanaians in search of decent accommodation spend a chunk of their earnings on exorbitant rent payments.
The Business24 Real Estate Conference will set the platform for discussions on government actions aimed at promoting affordable housing and the creation of a vibrant housing market that will deliver the housing needs of Ghanaians.
The conference will be officially opened by the Minister for Works and Housing, Mr. Francis Asenso-Boakye.
Top real estate gurus that will be speaking at the conference include Mr. Samuel Amegayibor, Executive Secretary of the Ghana Real Estate Developers Association (GREDA); Mr. Prosper Yao Ledi, National President of the Association of Building and Civil Engineering Contractors of Ghana (ABCECG); and Mr. Emmanuel Cherry, Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Chamber of Construction Industry (GHCCI).
The rest are Frank Oppong Yeboah, Manager, Mortgage Business, Republic Bank; and Arc. S.M Quartey, President of the Ghana Institute of Architects.
The maiden Business24 Real Estate Conference is sponsored by Lakeside Estates, GT Bank, Nespresso, and Jamila Home.
The media partners are Business24 e-Newspaper, Asaase Radio, Class Media Group, and Dominion Television.