By Mojola Peter
It is difficult to find a property development company with well reserved resources and rich experience could be a daunting task.
With Urban Shelter Property Development Corporation, a real estate investment firm strategically positioned to deliver cutting edge and competitive real estate solutions, the need to embark on such a journey is needless.
Two decades ago, the country was blessed with a property development company with interest in integrated property development and management. With its committed and experienced staff and a well thought out plan to ensure that real estate development in the country is raised to a standard where local real estate organizations can compete in the same level with their international counterpart, Urban Shelter won itself the heart of Nigerians and has continued to be a household name in the country.
To the credit of Urban Shelter, exceptional properties in desirable locations in the country are one of the strategic focuses of the company. This real estate company which has in the last two decades grown to be the largest real estate company in Nigeria has contributed immensely to the architectural development of the Federal Capital Territory and the cosmopolitan development of the capital city.
Due to its high standard of service delivery and efficient deployment of professionalism the company has a clientele that cut across government, corporate bodies, private individuals, co-operative societies, institutions and companies.
The company takes pride in helping Nigerians rediscover the dream of home ownership and the aspiration of turning a house into a home. Whether residential, retail or commercial, Urban Shelter exemplifies the company’s commitment to highest standards. Supported by market awareness, driven by passion and governed by integrity, the company is currently realizing a number of potentially high-yield projects to add to its impressive portfolio.
The company is well equipped with broad expertise that covers all facets of property development, including sourcing superior locations, project management, architectural design, developmental approval, sales and marketing.
The success of the company is based on its integrity which has become the strength of its relationships. The company has continued to forge trusting and durable partnerships with a large number of financial institutions and key consultants to governments and other stakeholders.
With the scope of its achievements, it is a clear evidence that the company is not losing focus of its vision which is to be a property industry leader, providing innovative, cost effective, efficient and environmentally sustainable housing solutions for Nigerians of all backgrounds and to build houses so that can be transformed into homes.
With this tall ambition, it still intends to be a first class institution that delivers exquisite, prestigious and distinctive shelter to all strata/segments of the society in an environment-friendly manner using state-of-the-art technology that is driven by well-motivated and dedicated personnel.
No doubt Urban Shelter has remain one of Nigeria’s largest real estate developers and a key player in realizing Abuja’s vision of becoming a cosmopolitan city and as well as the Goldman Sachs report on future emerging economies that the country will be among the top 20 economies worldwide by the year 2020; creating a world-class destination for living, business and tourism.
With a mission of providing total commitment to quality and timely project delivery. It pledged to the promotion and preservation of the environment and a commitment to excellent value for money projects.
With the core value of integrity and honesty, teamwork, perseverance and determination, loyalty and success, it has been able to carry out remarkable projects like the Lake View Homes I and II, a project that covers 10.5 hecters of land with over 200 housing units. The project was completed in 2009 and 2012. Katampe estates I, II and III, Amina Court, the Brick City I and II, Evergreen Residence, the Drakes, and Promenades, all in the FCT.
The company also successfully completed and delivered the Garki International Market, Abuja in 2008, Kure Ultra Market, Minna, Gidan Muazu Complex, Minna Niger State. Nepza Head Office Maitama, amongst others while projects like LAWU ESTATE are ongoing, Queen Amina Garden, Kado, Shelter Tower are projects that are set for the future.