APPRAISAL OF MODERN STRATEGIES FOR HOUSING DELIVERY

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AN APPRAISAL OF MODERN STRATEGIES FOR HOUSING DELIVERY IN NIGERIA   CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1   BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Housing shortage is one of the most serious developmental challenges presently confronting Nigeria. Stakeholders and industry operatives in building technology are unanimous in their opinion that the process of housing delivery in Nigeria needs a change […]

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IMPACT OF MATERIALS MANAGEMENT ON PROJECT DELIVERING IN NIGERIA

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CHAPTER ONE  INTRODUCTION  1.1   BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY The Nigerian building and construction industry continue to occupy an important position in the nation’s economy even though it contributes less than the manufacturing or other service industries, (Aibinu and Jagboro, 2012). The contribution of the building and construction industry to national economic growth necessitates improved efficiency […]

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PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS OF RESIDENTIAL PROPERTIES MANAGEMENT

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PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS OF RESIDENTIAL PROPERTIES MANAGEMENT CHAPTER ONE  INTRODUCTION  1.1   BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Residential property management is emerging as a managerial science today (Kyle and Baird, 2015). It transcends beyond the role of rent collector (Li, 2017). Managing a residential property involves establishing goals, objectives and policies and implementation of strategies to achieve […]

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DESIGN OF AN EFFECTIVE PRIMARY HEALTH CARE CENTRE

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DESIGN OF AN EFFECTIVE PRIMARY HEALTH CARE CENTRE CHAPTER ONE  INTRODUCTION  1.1   BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF PRIMARY HEALTH CARE BUILDING TYPE Primary Health Care (PHC) is driven by a political philosophy that emphasizes a radical change in both the design and content of conventional health care services. It also advocates an approach to health care principles that allow people […]

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EFFECT OF BUILDING MATERIAL COST ON HOUSING DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA

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CHAPTER ONE  INTRODUCTION  1.1   BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY  Researchers in building sector have indicated that between 50 to 60 per cent of the total construction input goes into building materials. As a result, there is an urgent need to address the high cost of these products which is said to have slowed down the growth […]

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IMPACT OF REAL ESTATE SECTOR TO THE ECONOMIC GROWTH OF NIGERIA

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IMPACT OF REAL ESTATE SECTOR TO THE ECONOMIC GROWTH OF NIGERIA CHAPTER ONE  INTRODUCTION 1.1  BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY The Real Estate sector offers a great potential source of growth for Nigeria. Until now, the understanding of its composition and growth has been somewhat limited to its required use in Nigerian national accounts. Development is […]

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IMPROVING MAINTENANCE CULTURE AND QUALITY OF PUBLIC PROPERTIES

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CHAPTER ONE  INTRODUCTION  1.1     BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY The Advanced Learners Dictionary defines maintenance as the process of protecting or preserving someone or something, or the process of keeping something in good condition. Culture, on the other hand, is a way of life, a lifestyle, customs, traditions, habits that portray the attributes of a person/people. […]

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INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL PROGRAMS: A REMEDY TO LAGOS MEGACITY CHALLENGES

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CHAPTER ONE  INTRODUCTION 1.1   BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY The population of Lagos is at present in excess of 18 million. A megacity status is conferred by the United Nations on cities with a population of 10 million and above. Building and preserving a model mega city comes with great challenges. Providing a sufficient amount of infrastructure and […]

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ISSUES AND CHALLENGES IN THE EXECUTION OF PUBLIC SECTOR HOUSING PROJECTS

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ISSUES AND CHALLENGES IN THE EXECUTION OF PUBLIC SECTOR HOUSING PROJECTS CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION  1.1  BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Housing (Shelter) is unarguably one of the basic necessities of man. It used to be ranked second after food in the hierarchy of man’s needs but according to Ebie (2015) it is the first and most […]

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