Bayshore unveils new website


For survival in this tech savvy world, we need to have a presence and a product which is customer friendly and easy to use.

This has prompted Bayshore Real estate to revamp itself and bring a product which is user friendly, faster to use and offers viewers a chance to find a solution to their housing needs whether it be a rental or the purchase of a lot of land.

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New $40mil project for Nadi


Wailoaloa Developments Pte Limited earlier this week carried out the groundbreaking ceremony for their $40 million Palm Beach Estate Townhouses Project at Wailoaloa, Nadi.

The company, fully owned by Hari Punja and Sons, said the development was launched at a level that was not previously available in Fiji.

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Housing Ministry eyes an increased 2019 Budget

The Ministry of Housing had an increase in budget allocation for the 2018/2019 budget to fund Housing Authority and Public Rental Board so that there can be an increase in the supply of housing lots and low cost housing units.

PRB was allocated $1 million to subsidise the rental obligations of PRB tenants in all four divisions.

They were also allocated $2.3 million for the Simla Housing Development Project where funds have been allocated for the completion of the 36 single unit PRB flats in Kuata Street Lautoka to cater for the increased demand of rental housing.

There are now 1,636 rental flats around the country under the Public Rental Board.

PRB has completed two new projects in Naqere Savusavu consisting of 48 units and in Kalabu, Nasinu consisting of 36 units.

The project in Lautoka consisting of 36 units is in progress and the project is fully funded by government with a grant of around $10 million.

Other housing initiatives by government includes the $7.38 million allocated to subsidise land development cost of two new sub-divisions of the Housing Authority in Nepani and Davuilevu.

This development is expected to deliver 476 affordable housing.

$250,000 has also been allocated for strata titles home ownership in partnership with Fiji National Provident Fund and to increase the stockpile of public rental housing through partnership with private sector.

$1.31 million dollars have been allocated under the Informal Settlement Relocation Programme to relocate 300 families which includes preparation for informal settlers living in Nabua Fiji Muslim League to be relocated to Wadra in Baulevu.

The Ministry of Housing was allocated $34.6 million in the 2018/2019 budget.

Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum will deliver the 2019/2020 National Budget at 7.30pm tonight.


Housing allocation highly anticipated in 2019 National Budget

Housing still remains a major issue and people will be eagerly awaiting the 2019/2020 National Budget address on Friday to find out about the government’s plans on housing.

Minister for Housing Premila Kumar had earlier highlighted that there are currently more than 250 squatter settlements throughout the country. 

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Plans in place for a Nadi Green City

There are plans in the pipeline by an American businessman to build a Green City in Nadi. Infinite Power Corporation’s founder and chief executive officer, Robert Beam told the Fiji Sun earlier this week about his plans on green energy and for the Green City.

Following the announcement, people have contacted Fiji Sun showing their interest to be part of the projects.

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Eviction notices to be issued at Lagilagi Housing: FCCC

Eviction notices will be issued to those tenants of the Lagilagi Housing Project who did not qualify for the units but are currently residing there.

Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission, chief executive Joel Abraham says the notices will be issued once the investigation is complete.

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Government takes over Lagilagi Project

The government has taken over the Lagilagi Housing Project which was operated by the Peoples Community Network.

The decision was made after the Ministry of Housing and Community Development went through the findings of the inquiry undertaken by the Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission.

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Prejudiced ad lands caretaker in trouble

The Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission has fined a caretaker $1,000 for displaying an advertisement which was discriminatory in nature.

The caretaker of the residential property in Samabula had displayed a notice on the gate which stated “Flat to Let”, “Indian Students Only”.

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