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Sh1m invested in land around Nairobi 10-yrs ago is now worth Sh8.5m – Hass index - 1 months ago, 24 Jan 11:06

By: Kennedy Kangethe

, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 24 –  If you bought land around Nairobi for Sh1m in 2007, the value has now grown eight times. 

This is according to the HassConsult Land Price Index Quarter Four 2018 report that lists 14 satellite towns that have multiplied in land value over the last decade.

The Nairobi Satellite towns include Athi River, Juja, Mlolongo, Limuru, Kitengela, Ngong, Ongata Rongai, Ruaka, Ruiru, Syokimau, Thika, Tigoni, Kiserian and Kiambu.

According to the report, if you invested the same Sh1 million in land in Nairobi Suburbs you would be worth Sh6.3 million, with the suburbs being Kilimani, Kitusuru, Upperhill, Westlands, Runda, Spring Valley, Nyari, Muthaiga, Kileleshwa, Karen, Gigiri, Eastleigh, Donholm, Loresho, Ridgeways, Parklands and Langata.

The same amount invested in property such us rentals, value has gone up to Sh2.47 million, while bonds and savings would have given you a return of Sh2.54 million and Sh1.31 million respectively but lost Sh480,000 if ...
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