Imaby Homes, a fast-growing real estate division under the Abuya Group of Companies, dedicated to partnering with people to build their dream homes, has won two awards to its growing list of laurels at the 6th edition of the forty under 40 awards over the weekend in Accra.
Abuya Group of Companies, grabbed the People’s Choice Award and the Architecture Award in recognition of dedication and commitment to building the real estate industry, as well as phenomenal contribution to the growth of the real estate industry in Ghana.
The Abuya Group, provides services to both corporate and private clients in the fields of road construction, architectural designandbuilding contracts, cleaning services, facility management, and real estate development.
The 40 under 40 awards scheme, identifies, honours, and celebrates a cross-section of Ghana's most influential and accomplished young business leaders under the age of 40 from a wide range of businesses and industries. It is committed to business growth, professional excellence, and community service.
Speaking in an interview with the media after the events, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Abuya Group, Iddrisu Aminu, stated that he was highly elated that Abuya Group and Imaby Home, have been recognized with two of the most coverted and credible awards, saying it is a testimony that Ghanaians believe in the prospects of Ghanaian indigenous businesses.
He reiterated the need for Ghanaians to patronize and believe in their contractors to help create employment among Ghanaians, especially the unemployed teeming youth.
According to him, over-dependence on foreign contractors and neglecting local contractors is not the best way to go, as it has the tendency of affecting the economy seriously to grow, adding that the more companies of Ghanaian origin get recognized, the bigger the boost of the Ghanaian economy.
“These awards are a great acknowledgment of Abuya Group's track records of excellence and its contribution to Ghana’s economic growth. We place these awards in high regard and will serve as a constant reminder to us to continue value for all our clients and positively impact our nation.” He added.
Mr Iddrisu, was of the view that the two prestigious awards he won have thrown him a challenge and his company in the real estate industry to be more focused and make sure the company is aiming at the quality it desires adding that; there are a lot of competitors in the real estate industry are so there is the need for Abuya Group to maintains its quality, luxurious and not to dilute what the company stands for.
Commenting on the challenges facing the industry, he expressed worry over the rapid and escalating cost of building materials and land acquisition dispute challenges in some parts of th country and pleaded with the government to partner with developers on different levels to ensure housing is affordable to all and sundry.
Attributing the high cost of housing in Ghana to raw materials, Mr Idrissu, lamented that the real estate industry is faced with a lot of challenges due to the unstable prices of building inputs.
“The rising cost of cement, iron rods, fuel, and other building materials poses the greatest challenge toour affordable housing delivery in the country”. Mr Idrissu noted.
He, therefore,urged industry players to stay focused and make sure they deliver quality products to the public for value for their money.
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