Nigeria’s Top 10 Real Estate Disruptors 2022 – Obinna Iyiegbu

Mr. Obinna Iyiegbu, chief executive officer of Casa Cubana Homes, has arrived the real estate industry in the course of his diversification from entertainment, where he is widely known as Obi Cubana. “Yes, I have broken every record when it comes to entertainment, not only in Nigeria but throughout Africa, and there’s a need for us to diversify and offer quality service to our various clientele”, he said.

He cuts his way to the high end of the real estate market, providing top notch residential and commercial properties designed to attain the utmost satisfaction of clients.

Casa Cubana Homes operates from the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja with prime holdings as well in Lagos. It takes upon itself a commitment to creating value in property and adding colour and style to places for people to live and play.

By its market definition, the company is out to build exceptional properties for exceptional clients. “As a seasoned real estate professional, I recognize and value the trust my clients place in me and I strive every day to exceed their expectations”, Iyiegbu assures.

In real estate, he is on a mission to creating an array of products tailored to meet the diverse needs of clients, including taste, style and value. He makes a promise to mitigate the housing challenges faced by Nigerians by providing affordable accommodation for residents of Abuja irrespective of status.

Casa Cubana Homes has, in partnership with another real estate developer, New Dawn Lifestyle City embarked upon the construction of a smart city with 600 classic housing units and premium golf resort in Abuja. The New Dawn & Casa Cubana Golf City, planned on about 45- acre land on the Jabi- Airport Road, is billed for completion in 12 months.

Commencing with massive development of roads, drainage, plotting and layout, the project is designed to accommodate residential and commercial properties, a presidential villa and green areas to give the best experience of luxury living to subscribers.

The project consists of four, five, six-bedroom detached duplexes, four-bedroom semi- detached duplexes, four bedroom terrace duplexes and others. Golf course is incorporated in the project in order to avail people an opportunity to take a walk from their houses to play golf.

Apart from golf course, the estate is planned for a 24-hour power supply, central sewage system, shopping mall, banking facilities and gymnasium.

The project also encompasses room for low income earners. “We have low-income earners in our plans. That’s why we are saying it’s for everyone. Also, we are creating hundreds of jobs for all manners of people,” Iyiegbu said.

To him, the scheme is a fulfillment of the vision to build a safe, secure and all-inclusive architectural masterpiece that will not only redefine comfortable living but also serve as an epitome of a fast-changing lifestyle.

It is also his hope that the project will open the doors to new partnerships of individuals and organisations from all over the world to exploit fulfilling investment opportunities available this part of the world.

The University of Nigeria Nsukka trained political scientist turned entertainer and real estate developer, aims at using the grand project to expand the frontiers of real estate in Nigeria and bridge the housing gap in Abuja.

He sees the deal with NewDawn Nigeria Limited for the project as a product of constant innovation. “The need to constantly innovate in a world such as ours cannot be over- emphasized. It is for this reason that we at Casa Cubana, a reputable luxury real estate development company that has made its mark in the development of top-notch properties

have decided to partner with New Dawn Golf and Resorts to deliver this state-of-the-art facility that our esteemed stakeholders can be proud of”, Iyiegbu said.

Value for money for investors and the best architectural designs are key promises of the project. The idea is to cause a major overhaul in housing to fit into the evolution of work and lifestyle, according to the developers.

The developers envisage a community of vibrant investors who are enthusiastic about quality living and technology. Their vision is to bring home the importance of rest and recreation on a continuous basis and make them quite convenient to reach and enjoy.