The CEO, Afriland Properties Plc, Uzo Oshogwe, joined other seasoned industry professionals to engage and mentor real estate students at the 3rd edition of ‘Why I Love Real Estate’. The Northcourt-organized event took place at Tayo Aderinokun Lecture Theatre, University of Lagos.
During one of the panel sessions themed; The New Face of Real Estate, she stated how technology has influenced product delivery, processes and marketing in the sector; “Technology has played a huge role in the development of the real estate industry around the globe including Nigeria. Real Estate has immense opportunities especially with the use of advanced technology such as virtual reality, the emergence of proptech and smart use of big data.
The industry has also realized and will continue to take advantage of how these technologies improve efficiency and influence the decisions of potential buyers and renters.” Other members of the panel are; Tola Akinhanmi Head, RE Finance Stanbic IBTC Capital and Ola Awodipe Head, RE Operations, Mixta Africa.
She also advised the students to remain focused and be eager to acquire new skills whenever that have the opportunity; “As a student, the willingness to learn quickly is a critical success factor. The strength of your will should not be underestimated.
‘Why I Love Real Etate’ a free annual undergraduate mentoring event geared towards empowering students with the skills and experiences necessary to succeed in Nigeria’s real estate industry.
About Afriland Properties Plc
Afriland Properties Plc is a property management, investment and development company, offering end-to-end services along the real estate value chain, from management to joint-venture investments.
With a portfolio size of over N10 billion and one of the largest land banks in Nigeria, Afriland is pioneering the opportunities presented by an institutional approach to real estate, serving niche markets throughout Africa.