Azizi Development Limited, Dubai has been recognized as the International Real Estate Development Company of the year.
The Company received the award at the Nigeria Housing Awards (NHA) 2018 held at the International Conference Centre Abuja.
Although the foundation stones of the present day Azizi Group were laid in 1989, it was in 2007 when the towering presence of Azizi Developments first began to take shape. Mirwais Azizi was driven to design homes and communities inspired by modern urban living.
Azizi Development Company reflects the aspirations of a wide spectrum of lifestyle seekers. It primes itself as a company that unlocks a new lifestyle for the curious and ambitious, setting the ideal platform to live, work and play- and building communities that bring people closer.
Also recognized at NHA 2018 was Sa’adiya Aliyu Aminu, who won the award for the female CEO of real estate Company of the year, Rev Ugochukwu Chime, Housing Advocacy person of the year (National), while Kunle Faleti won the award In the Diaspora category, the merit award for excellent contribution to mortgage banking and housing finance in Nigeria was given to Kayode Omotoso.
The MD/CEO of the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria, Arc. Ahmed Dangiwa was recognized as the housing finance person of the year (male), while Agnes Tokunbo Martins won the award in the female category.
Also recognized on the night was Haven Homes limited (Innovative real estate company of the year), AFP Furniture (Furniture company of the year), CDK Integrated Industries (Sanitary wares company of the year award), Voda Paints Limited (Innovative paints company of the year), Constrix real estate development company (fastest growing real estate company of the year).
Others include Millard Fuller Foundation (affordable housing project of the year), Royal Ceramics Limited (Innovative marble company of the year), Brains and Hammers Limited (Real estate company of the year), Wiser Estates (Innovative housing project of the year), Abuja Property Development Company (Quality housing project of the year), Bstan Homes Limited (New real estate company to watch award) and Jigawa Mortgage Bank Limited (Innovative mortgage bank of the year).
Tpl. Steve Onu, Hon. Shehu Liman Wan and Tpl. Umar Shuaib were specially recognized with the lifetime achievement awards for 2018.
The annual Nigeria Housing Awards recognize and celebrate original and innovative contractors, businesses, teams, consultants and projects that demonstrate excellence in the building and construction environment.
The Award was set up to encourage competition and competitive pricing in the Housing Construction Industry.
This year’s Award which was held in a classy ceremony attracted the most important institutions, persons and government officials and agencies in the built industry in Nigeria.
Among those who graced the ceremony is former Minister of State for Health, Chief Gabriel Aduku, the Coordinator, Abuja Metropolitan Management Council, Tpl. Umar Shuaib, The MD/CEO of Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), Arc. Ahmed Dangiwa, President, Real Estate Developers Association of Nigeria (REDAN), Rev. Ugochukwu Chime.
Others are Former president, Nigeria Institute of Town Planners, Tpl. Steve Onu, CEOs of real estate companies and other stakeholders in the real estate industry.
This year’s Abuja International Housing Show was attended by the Ministers of Housing of Ghana, Nigeria, former Minister of Housing, Arc. Sen Sanusi Dagash, and members of the National Assembly.
Adeleke Samuel, Housing News