MD/CEO, Afriland Properties Plc, Uzo Oshogwe, recently joined other experts from diverse industries and markets to discuss ways to leverage Real Estate portfolio in achieving sustainable business growth, in a just concluded masterclass hosted by JLL.
The masterclass which was organized in collaboration with The Harvard Business School Association of Nigeria (HBSAN), held discussions on Real Estate portfolio performance and importance on business strategy, balance sheet optimization to drive business success and the importance of the Corporate Real Estate function in upcoming trends.
Speaking on how Afriland Properties Plc. has been able to sustain growth, Uzo Oshogwe stated that, “Sustainability is not achievable without strategy. We have a five year plan which drives our decisions and policies. Though strategy is crucial to business sustainability, you must also be flexible and innovative as events unfold. Recently, we reworked our mission and vision statements to our purpose; Improving lives by investing in the development and maintenance of world-class Real Estate offerings across Africa”.
Also on the panel was Ewout Holst, Head of Corporate Solutions, Sub-Saharan Africa, JLL; Rob Giles, Head of Retail Banking, Diamond Bank; Obinna Ekezie, MD/CEO, Wakanow and Dr Ijeoma Nwagwu, Lecturer, Lagos Business School.