PRB to build more units

Public Rental Board is planning to build 140 new units in Newtown, Nasinu.

Acting Chair of the Board of Directors of PRB Umarji Musa says this is currently on their drawing board.

Musa says they currently have 1, 636 rented flats.

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Director pleads guilty in Lagilagi Housing controversy

People’s Community Network National Director Semiti Qalowasa pleaded guilty to his charges in the Suva Magistrates Court this morning.

He is charged in relation to inquiries into the controversial Lagilagi Housing.

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Housing Initiatives to undergo change

Expect some major announcements from the government on housing initiatives soon.

Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum has confirmed this in the Fijian Government Facebook 2019/2020 National Budget consultations with tertiary school students.

This follows a question raised by a part time university student on whether the Housing Authority can bring its land prices down.

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$500m Fijian Hotel Project to start soon

It’s being billed as the biggest single hotel/resort investment in the South Pacific. It’s now finally near launching of construction at Lomolomo beach between Nadi and Lautoka. The project, which was announced in 2015, will be called the Golden Bay International Resort and Spa and is a combination of hotel, apartments and villas.

This will see 1184 rooms be available once the project is completed. This was confirmed by Chen Yu Ting, Marketing Specialist for New Era Development Limited, the investment company behind the project.

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Silina defies all odds

Losing a loved one especially your life partner is one of the most heartbreaking moments in life but this has not deterred 29-year-old Silina Tagirara.

The mother of two is among the thirteen licensed Real Estate Salespersons currently employed by Bayshore Fiji. Having joined the company in June of 2018 following the death of her husband, Silina says that she did not think she would even take the leap and join real estate.

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Natadola sells 10 of its Estate lots

The Fiji National Provident Fund has sold 10 out of their 43 lots in their Natadola Estate.

This was confirmed by the FNPF Chief Executive Officer Jaoji Koroi who says that the Natadola Estate Model home has been completed and handed over to FNPF. Koroi says that the prices of these lots vary from 385,000 to about $750,000.

The CEO also highlighted that their Nadi Retail and Office Complex will be completed by the end of this year.

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Bayshore’s effective marketing pays off

Aggressive marketing is the key to a good real estate team.

This is the view of Joeli Tuiveikau who is riding on a wave of success having realigned his market strategy with the help of the team at Bayshore Nadi.

Bayshore Fiji has a full-time marketing specialist who utilizes all marketing platforms and social media to boost any listing brought in by real estate agents. However, the agents also play an important role by bringing in property photographs and data in order to assist the Marketing team.

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