Kajiado County has experienced considerable growth in the last five years. Major developments in the area have attracted a lot of investors. For instance, the Standard Gauge Railway passes through Kajiado County. Such development has further brightened the prospects of this cosmopolitan county stirring economic growth.
The overflow of the population in Nairobi City has pushed people south in search of better and affordable housing. It has resulted to the property boom in major towns of Kajiado County such as Kitengela, Ongata Rongai, and Ngong. This grand investment opportunity is bound to yield good returns. This is the best time to purchase land as the prices are still low. In addition, Kajiado has good roads and a railway line. Close proximity to Nairobi makes it even more attractive. It’s also close to Tanzania through the Namanga border making it viable for robust regional trade.
Kajiado has extensive land for industrial and manufacturing plants. Ready and affordable workforce exists and also easy access to raw materials. The Government recently set up a cement clinker plant within the county. Other up and running manufacturers include Magadi Soda in Magadi and Steel Melting Plant in Isinya.
County of Kajiado infrastructure is developing at an exponential rate. It has the standard Gauge Railway running through it as well as Nairobi-Namanga highway. Nevertheless, there is still great potential for contractors to build a wider network of roads connecting various towns and neighboring counties.
Kajiado County is the home to SGR stations in Ngong and Ongata Rongai along the new railway line running from Nairobi to Naivasha through Maai Mahiu. This has sparked the growth in business in the respective towns as well as surrounding areas. Potential businesses include restaurants, banks, clothes and farm produce markets. Electricity connection has spread out significantly in the county improving business operations.
The County of Kajiado is easily accessible due to good roads. Major roads such as Nairobi–Namanga highway play a key role in the transport industry. Another road is the recently constructed 70km road running through Imaroro, Mashuu and Isara set to go all the way to Suswa. Investing in transport is a prime business.
Kajiado County has great potential. Unlike other counties like Nairobi it’s not over exploited. Its close proximity to the capital city makes it even more appealing and worthwhile. Kajiado has also appeared in lists of the richest counties in Kenya numerous times. This clearly shows the lucrative prospects of the county.
All said and done, note some key factors to consider while purchasing land in Kenya