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  • Mashhold US$15m Pomona project 57pc complete

    Mashhold US$15m Pomona project 57pc complete

    Mashonaland Holdings (Mashhold) says the development of its US$15 million Pomona Commercial Centre remains on course and has reached 57 percent completion. The project, whose construction started in July 2023, consists of wholesaling and flexible warehousing with 14 000 square metres of lettable space and is targeted for completion in the last quarter of this…

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  • Investors flock to Manhize

    Investors flock to Manhize

    MANY local and foreign investors are now interested in investing in the integrated industrial park to be established by the Dinson Iron and Steel Company in Manhize, near Mvuma. The company started production in the first phase last week and the target is to be a US$5 billion industry and a critical component on the…

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  • Zim Real Estate Conference set for Harare

    Westprop Holdings will again this year headline the Zimbabwe Real Estate conference to be held in Harare running under the theme ‘Driving growth, seizing opportunity’. More than 300 guests and 100 companies are expected to grace the conference to be held on 28 August, 2024 at the Golden Conifer. WestProp CEO Mr Ken Sharpe will…

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  • IDBZ acquires more land for construction projects

    IDBZ acquires more land for construction projects

    The Infrastructure and Development Bank of Zimbabwe (IDBZ) has acquired significant pieces of land in the southern parts of Zimbabwe for the development of commercial and residential properties. The projects aim to address the growing need for modern housing and essential services in the region. In the border town of Plumtree, the IDBZ acquired approximately…

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  • Boost for construction sector: Steel starts rolling out of Manhize plant

    Boost for construction sector: Steel starts rolling out of Manhize plant

    THE US$1,5 billion steel plant in Manhize is set to commence actual production in the next two weeks after test runs conducted this week flawlessly produced pig iron. Touted as Africa’s largest integrated steel manufacturing plant, it was constructed by Dinson Iron and Steel Company (Dinson) — one of the three local subsidiaries of China’s…

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  • Construction Sector Growth Expected to Continue Beyond 2027

    Construction Sector Growth Expected to Continue Beyond 2027

    The construction industry in Zimbabwe is anticipated to maintain its upward growth trajectory beyond 2027, supported by substantial government-funded infrastructure projects. Key initiatives such as dam construction, road rehabilitation, and the development of a new city in Mt Hampden are projected to anchor this sustained growth, highlighting the government’s commitment to economic development amid climate…

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  • Old Mazowe Road opens to the public today

    Old Mazowe Road opens to the public today

    The first 7km section of the Chairman Mao Boulevard, formerly known as Old Mazowe Road, is set to open to traffic today after undergoing a comprehensive upgrade. This stretch of road, running from the Westgate roundabout to Gwebi River Crossing, has been widened, resurfaced, and remarked as part of the project. This development marks a…

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  • Elevate your space with Royal Precast’s Luxurious Gypsum 3D Indoor Wall Panels

    Elevate your space with Royal Precast’s Luxurious Gypsum 3D Indoor Wall Panels

    Step into a world of luxury and sophistication with Royal Precast’s latest innovation – the Gypsum 3D Indoor Wall Panels. These exquisite panels are designed to elevate the ambiance of any living or working space, adding a touch of elegance and style that is sure to impress. Crafted with precision by Royal Precast’s expert product…

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  • 60 Mbudzi Interchange beams moved to site

    60 Mbudzi Interchange beams moved to site

    SIXTY pre-stressed beams to be installed at Mbudzi Interchange cast by a local contractor, Fossils Contracting, in Mount Hampden are now complete and being moved to the site. The installation of the beams at the bridges is planned to start in a few weeks’ time. The interchange is scheduled to be finished this year. Formerly…

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  • Harare’s Rise of Fortified Living: Gated Communities and Amenity-Driven Design

    Harare’s Rise of Fortified Living: Gated Communities and Amenity-Driven Design

    Harare’s urban landscape is transforming, with a growing trend towards secure residential enclaves. These gated communities prioritise resident safety and exclusivity, fostering a distinct aesthetic and spatial organisation. Gated communities are defined by their controlled entry points, typically featuring guardhouses and perimeter walls or fences. This design approach prioritises security, creating a visually defined enclave…

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