This chapter includes the following articles.
Following several years of sustained growth, the outlook for Kenya’s construction sector remains positive as the industry benefits from the elevated levels of public spending outlined in the Vision 2030 development strategy. Although a slowdown in capital inflows into infrastructure and real estate projects between 2009 and 2011 impacted real growth rates, the sector as a whole has delivered average annual growth rates of 15.26% between 2008 and 2012. With a host of infrastructure projects planned, as well as increased housing demand, contractors are set to profit from a continuation of the robust upward trajectory of recent years. Backed by regulatory reform under the newly formed National Construction Authority (NCA), the industry should also see improved enforcement of standards and training.
This chapter contains an interview with Mohamed Hassanali, CEO and Director, HassConsult Real Estate.