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  There’s no shortage of real estate companies in Nigeria. The number in the hundreds and are scattered across the country’s major metropolises. As you would expect, they do not all offer the same quality of service. Some have built impressive structures and charge a premium for their work. Others are barely known and battle to be heard, let alone sought after.
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This article examines the more recognizable names on the Nigerian real estate scene. Some of these companies have built trust over several decades. Others have a much shorter history but are making a mark nonetheless. Here are the top 10 real estate firms in Nigeria, presented in no particular order.

Landmark Africa

Founded in 1997, Landmark has grown to become a major player in the corporate real estate space in Lagos and Nigeria in general. Its website says the company holds a cumulative 130,000 sqm of real estate, one of the biggest in the country. It is present in East, North, and South Africa as well. Landmark is also involved in residential and leisure property businesses. Its event centres are among the most frequently used in Lagos’s commercial and high-brow districts. It leverages its extensive coverage of Nigeria and Africa in its research and consultancy divisions, which serve some of the continent’s biggest corporations.

Adron Homes

No photo description available. Adron’s holdings are spread across some of the South West’s major cities, including Lagos, Abeokuta, and Ibadan. It’s also present in Abuja and Nasarawa, locations presently witnessing a property boom. In Lagos, it’s in charge of the Emirates Park and Gardens, Rehoboth Park and Gardens, and the Eko City tower. Aare Adetola EmmanuelKing is the company’s founder; he’s currently its Chief Executive Officer. Adron’s head office is also in Lagos. Cappa And D’Alberto

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One of Nigeria’s oldest real estate and civil engineering firms, Cappa and D’Alberto was established in 1932 by two Italian migrants. In the 90 years since its founding, the company has become a reliable partner for both private and public sector clients. It helped to build many iconic buildings in Lagos, including the Civic Towers, Union Marble Building, and Mobil House. Historically it participated in the construction of the National Stadium in Surulere, and the Cocoa House in Ibadan.

Cadwell Limited

  For more than two decades, Cadwell has built luxury homes and high-end commercial property in Lagos, especially in the Victoria Island and Ikoyi districts. They are involved in facility maintenance, a service that’s also designed for clients in the top scale of corporate Nigeria, or affluent private citizens. The company is headquartered in Victoria Island.

Jide Taiwo & Co.

This firm’s services include property surveys and valuation, mortgage insurance, compensation, and facility management—all important aspects of the landed property business.
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This forty-year-old firm is also engaged in the purchase and sale of properties on its clients’ behalf. Its other activities are renting and leasing, project development, and property management. It undertakes title registration and land use planning too.

Kings Court Realtors

Real Estate Company in Nigeria | Estate Surveyors and Valuers Kings Court Realtors develops, sells, and leases real estate in Lagos. Its property sales and leasing operations cover the Lagos Island, Ajah, Lekki, and Victoria Island areas of the state. It is also active in Abuja and Port Harcourt. Advisory, finance for real estate purchase, and managed sales are also on offer from Kings Court. The firm is a ‘sister company’ to Emeka Okoronkwo and Associates, a real estate surveyor and valuer.

Primrose Development Company (PDC)

Primrose Development - Commercial Property|Leasing |Sales|Managment The Primrose Company says its total property holdings are worth over $150 million. Over a period spanning three decades, it has expanded its real estate business, is now recognized as one of Nigeria’s leading firms in this industry. In 2009, it collaborated with the UK-based Gem Group UK to acquire the Nigerian holdings of Grinaker LTA of South Africa. This spawned a larger, stronger firm, and it has benefited from its broadened scope ever since. Its major property projects are located in Victoria Island and Ikoyi.

Cortts Limited

No photo description available. Cortts is run by a team of real estate investment managers and property consultants. Their client base is both local and international; a large segment of the latter are Nigerians in the diaspora. Its top projects are in the Lekki and Banana Island areas of Lagos. Cortts helps its clients with other aspects of the property development and sales process. From feasibility studies and market reports to portfolio management and leases, it covers the challenging turf that is Nigerian real estate with expertise and grace.

Primewaterview (PWV)

A COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW OF PRIMEWATERVIEW GARDENS ESTATE | Like several others on this list, Primewaterview (PWV) is active in the high-brow, choice districts of Victoria Island, Ikoyi, and Lekki areas of Lagos. Within the Lekki area alone, it has constructed (or is currently constructing) more than 700 units of property. Its projects include the Wuraola Court, Victoria Garden City (VGC), and the Lekki Gardens Phase I and II. For a decade and a half, it has evolved a reputation for fine construction and continues to be a household name on Lagos’s real estate scene.


May be an image of text that says 'Propertylink REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT R LTD- LTD' PropertyLink provides real estate solutions to individuals, cooperative societies, companies, and the government. These ‘solutions’ include property development, brokerage, and management. According to the company, its payment plans are flexible, and its customer-focused operations have won the trust of many with whom it has done business. This firm takes care of the full line of real estate projects, from design and planning to construction and management. In between these processes, its architects, surveyors, engineers work to ensure that projects are a success.

Final Words

These are just some of the many real estate companies in Nigeria. But they are among the most trusted of the lot. If you’re seeking top-quality development and management, and have a budget to match, you may try out any of them. Featured Image Source: Premium Times NG
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This article was first published on 19th May 2021


Ikenna Nwachukwu holds a bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He loves to look at the world through multiple lenses- economic, political, religious and philosophical- and to write about what he observes in a witty, yet reflective style.

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  • What about Revolution Plus property. It’s not listed here and I know them as a reputable property firm.

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