The Perfect Port to Lay Anchor - Land for Sale in Port Harcourt
Port Harcourt is the capital of Rivers state in Niger Delta region of Nigeria. The city was named after Lewis Vernon Harcourt, a secretary of state in the colonial era. It is divided into two main local government areas, PHALGA (Port Harcourt Local Government Area) and Obiakpor local government area. Between theses two, there is the Old Port Harcourt locally referred to as ‘town’, the New Layout and the ‘Greater Port Harcourt Capital City’ which is currently undergoing construction.
The development projects and the improved security in the post Niger-Delta era has led to a wide consensus about it being the next investment town. The presence of an airport and a seaport make it accessible to the outside world, while a lot of oil servicing and industrial firms have set up their headquarters in Nigeria’s oil capital.
Since the Niger Delta crisis was sorted out, more investors and companies, have resumed operations, improving employability and subsequently appreciating the prices of houses, apartments and land for sale in Port Harcourt. Today, Port Harcourt is more secure and its property is considered among the best real estate in Nigeria.
Land Your Dream Plot of Land for Sale in Port Harcourt
Port Harcourt has vibrant social and night life spots which include bars, restaurants, a galleria and clubs. A place of many thriving businesses, the city has attracted investors from both within and outside the country, especially in the real estate sector where land for sale in Port Harcourt has never been more popular. In fact, a large percentage of the property owners are non-indigenes. Land for sale in Port Harcourt, especially in affluent neighborhoods like GRA, Trans Amadi Industrial Layout and Abuloma, is equally priced to plots in places like Lekki and Ajah. Structures and buildings in these areas are nice and modern.
Prices of land for sale in Port Harcourt vary according to location, infrastructure and accessibility. Properties in the affluent neighbourhoods are more expensive than those in Town. An area like Stadium road for example, is on the high side as the road links to the highway, the stadium, the airport, Rumuola, G.R.A, and the roads are also good. There is also a police barracks here. One of the best event halls in Port Harcourt, Aztech Arcum is around this area and it used for live shows and ceremonies. In Igwuruta, a plot of land goes for about N900, 000 while along Trans Amadi, a plot goes for about N7m.
1.) Liaise with trusted surveyors and valuers.
2.) Get information on approved structure types for your land from Greater Port Harcourt City before you put anything on your land
3.) Arrange for local labour with the Youth President in the locale where your property is. This prevents unnecessary hassle from Town council
4.)Get your permits from the local government office and register your plan and structure
5.)If your land is commercial, fence and put up a company logo or insignia around it.
Prices Calculated in 2015