We identify, appraise, structure and finance the development of residential estates and affordable housing, which will then be offered for sale or rental.
We support commercial developments such as office blocks, shopping centers and similar projects that complement and improve the marketability of residential developments.
We offer financing solutions for flexible zoning projects where offices, commercial and residential property is located close together within a single development or district.
We provide lines of credit, corporate loans and credit guarantees to financial institutions and specialised housing institutions for on-lending in local and foreign currencies.
The Palm Estate project is an example of an ongoing mixed use project in Rwanda. Shelter Afrique signed a loan agreement for USD 6.5 million in October 2012, to co-finance the development of Palm Estate in Kigali, Rwanda.
Shelter Afrique has provided direct finance to the value of USD4.3 million, to support this mixed use project, combining commercial real estate and residential property.
Mixed-use development is an example of flexible zoning, which allows offices, commercial and residential property and land used for light industrial work to be located close together within a single development or district.