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Roles and Importance of Town Planners in Infrastructure Planning

Investment in infrastructure is an investment in places, people and communities, with infrastructure quietly supporting daily lives: delivering heat and power, providing clean drinking water, removing waste, and enabling people to travel. There is an increasing recognition that effective and efficient infrastructure is important to both local and national economic prosperity and that there are quantifiable links between infrastructure investment, ...

10 Alternative Professional Career for Urban Planning Graduates

The urban planning graduates are playing major roles in how the environment we live in is managed and developed. Most of the urban planning graduates go on to careers in planning, design and development, as well as in areas such as transport, economic development, urban regeneration and environmental consultancy. Specialist courses for urban planning graduates can allow you to focus ...

Integrating the Environment in Urban Planning for Sustainable Development

Sustainable development is multidimensional. It requires an understanding of complex and often conflicting relationships, which require an integrated approach and an integration culture. After all, the city is a mosaic of different neighbourhoods with different functions, qualities, problems and opportunities. A city development strategy which fails to take due account of the environment may achieve its other objectives, it will ...

Why the Environment is an Essential Asset for City Development?

Managing environmental resources as a group of strategic assets that are crucial to a municipality’s goals, important to ecosystem health, and beneficial to the community is key to successful urban management. What are the ways in which the environment can be viewed as an asset for cities? The natural environment provides cities with countless ecosystem services. Some of these are ...

What are the Job Options for Urban Planning Graduates

Studying urban planning allows you to develop specialist knowledge in town and regional planning, providing you with a range of professional skills. Urban planning graduates go on to careers in planning, design and development, as well as in areas such as transport, economic development, urban regeneration and environmental consultancy. Urban planning can be studied at the postgraduate level, following the completion ...

Real Estate Business Investment Mistakes to Avoid

When you saved enough money for a real estate business investment itself a financial feat, it is not the only financial consideration that would-be homeowners need to make when preparing to dip their feet in the market. Having savings set aside is a vital element for homeownership preparation. However, there are also several financial blunders that potential buyers can make, ...

Quantity Surveyor Necessary Skills and Expected Duties

A quantity surveyor is a construction industry professional with expert knowledge on construction costs and contracts. They are not to be confused with Land Surveyors or Land Survey Engineers. Quantity surveying in the public sector has been put to use right from the early years of Postcolonialism (the academic study of the cultural legacy of colonialism and imperialism, focusing on the ...

Ogun State Property Investment Corporation Real Estate Marketing Programs

Ogun state property Investment Corporation is a statutory corporation with a focus on the development of residential, commercial and industrial real estate hubs and new cities in Nigeria. The Investment Corporation is a self-sustaining statutory corporation charged with the responsibility of driving focused economic growth through well-planned property development activities and investments. As a result of Ogun state property investment corporation ...

Commercial Real Estate Business Investment in Nigeria

The commercial real estate is solely a property used for business purposes and that is leased out to provide a workspace and not a living space which includes retailers of all kinds, office space, hotels, strip malls, restaurants and convenience stores. Commercial real estate business is referred to buildings or land intended to generate a profit, either from capital gain ...

Common Mistakes To Avoid While Buying A Home

Buying a new house is the most common dream in everyone’s life and it is kind of a huge step. So, for this reason, you should take your decision very carefully and smartly. Because even a small mistake and ignorance will make you lose a huge cost. Buying a house is involved in a massive financial investment. Therefore always make ...