Quality engineering, building and architectural design services are readily available in the region. With an increase in population, investment opportunities exist in the provision of:
Low-cost housing to cater to the needs of growing populations in urban and peripheral areas;
Manufactured prefabricated concrete systems and other fittings for the building industry and the processing of non-metallic minerals to make sanitary fittings, tableware, floor and wall tiles, glass, lime, cement, glazes, etc.; and
Mortgage services, although land legislation can make it difficult to engage in mortgage lending.