The property market in Kenya has been burgeoning, with new infrastructure and residential developments stretching far and beyond. In recent years, the Nairobi Metropolitan area has recorded increased development activities, and the same is evident throughout the country. Kenya’s real estate sector has enjoyed an exponential growth thanks to the country’s growing middle class, rapid urbanization, which is currently at 4.3 per cent per annum against global averages of 2 per cent coupled with other demographic trends.
As new developments are increasing all over the country, Kitengela has emerged as a new location for real estate development. In the past decade, the property boom took place in the area with new property projects being set up. Kitengela is an explosive economic and real estate hub, supported by the residential and commercial development taking place in the area. It is located just 30 kilometres from Nairobi in Kajiado County.
Kitengela now hosts Key institutions and facilities with permanent bases from schools to banks, hospitals and leading supermarket chains. The rise of developments in the area is attributed to the continuous increase of population growth in Nairobi, thus resulting in high demand for housing units and industrial zones outside the city. Kitengela Plains is a new real estate development nestled in the heart of Kitengela suburbs. The suburb of Kitengela is now attracting developers who aim to gain future homeowners and residents as new developments continue in the area.
Kitengela Plains is a gated residential development which consists of 48-four bedroom all ensuite modern villas. It features paved cabro roads that lead to each home, a large play area for children, solar-powered street lighting and security posts, spacious DSQs, two car parking spaces for each home, a borehole and solar water heating. It is surrounded by lots of green space features which create a peaceful environment and calm presence.
The houses have 225 square metres each selling for Sh12 million. Kitengela Plains was constructed by a mixed development construction leader, Landmark Holding. The properties in the estate are exclusively sold by Pam Golding Properties. Kitengela Plains is ready for occupation with 25 per cent of the units already taken up. The development is suitable for families who prefer a relaxed lifestyle, quiet surroundings and natural scenery. Kitengela Plains was developed with the main aim of providing affordable housing which correlates with President Uhuru Kenyatta’s affordable house agenda.
“Growing families are moving out of Nairobi. The city is becoming bigger and smaller at the same time. Just outside Nairobi, the roads are being worked on, the rail stations are earmarked for development and more people are moving out. Kitengela Plains present an opportunity to purchase a property with the highest standard of quality at an affordable price,” said Sahib Sethi, Director of Kitengela Plains Marketing. After paying a ten per cent deposit, buyers can then pay up to four instalments until their time for occupation. Landmark has partnered with DTB for the mortgage option for those who can secure this type of financing with the bank at a slightly higher price. Sethi adds that prices are bound to rise as new property projects are set up in Kitengela, as well as the area continues to rapidly develop.