Interview with James Hoddell, CEO, Mentor Management Ltd, KENYA

Which African country will provide the best opportunity for investors in 2015, and why?

Kenya – A stable economy which is not dependent on natural resources and has strengthening capital markets and a robust banking system.

Which new or upcoming real estate project do you see as the most interesting in Sub-Saharan Africa?

Garden City, Nairobi – Is a true mixed use environment with retail, residential and offices all together set around a parkland environment. This raises the bar for African development.

Which sub-sector[s] are you most bullish about in 2015, and why?

Local retail centres in suburbs and provincial cities – due to expansion of middle income spenders out of the capital cities.

James will be present at the upcoming real estate leaders summit in Africa

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