Lifestyle Demands: Beverly & Sam Properties Celebrates 15 Years of Providing Luxury Homes


Beverly & Sam Properties, a respected and trusted name in the real estate sector, is showcasing a choice selection of luxury properties for sale as part of her 15 years anniversary celebration events in Lagos. Bennett Oghifo reports

Beverly & Sam Properties has over the last 15 years proudly offered unique investment properties to a vast number of individual and corporate clients, from around the world that are looking for high-end residential and commercial developments in prime locations in Lagos, Abuja and Dubai (UAE).

Lilian Agbakoba, the Managing Director of Beverly & Sam Properties is a respected player in the real estate market, local and international. Lilian is married to Dr. Olisa Agbakoba SAN,OON and she is  lawyer with over 37 years’ experience in Corporate Legal Practice. She is a Real Estate Consultant and an IFMA certified Facilities Manager, working with a team of highly motivated Estate Surveyors and administrative staff in the company’s Lagos and Abuja offices. She started her real estate career while working with the Michelin Group in Nigeria for 22 years, during which one of her responsibilities as Group Legal Manager/ Company Secretary included acquiring prime residential properties for the company’s Directors and Senior Expatriate staff in all their operational bases in Lagos, Benin City and Port Harcourt.

The exclusive hot list of luxury developments for sale in Beverly & Sam’s portfolio in Lagos include: the Eko Pearl, Eko Black Pearl, Eko Champagne Pearl Towers at Eko Atlantic City, designed by the internationally renowned real estate developer Elias Saad Leading Associates (ESLA), a subsidiary of the Chagoury Group; The Guilanio Medici Terraces at Banana Island by Sujimoto Construction; The Oceanna Caerulean, Oceanna Indigo, Oceanna Azure, Oceanna Aqua, 4 Towers of iconic waterfront community, designed by HOK Architects. Developed by Grenadine Homes, it offers a hotel apartment, residential apartments and retail and recreational luxury lifestyle, and it is located at Oniru waterfront. Also by Grenadine Homes is Shonny Park Place at Ikeja; and Beverley & Sam has in the market several modern smart homes at Ikoyi and Victoria Island, promoted by reputable private developers.

At the FCT Abuja the property listings for sale include the prestigious World Trade Center by First Intercontinental Properties limited; The Grenadines Resort at Katampe; The PurpleStone Mall and PurpleStone Modern Market at Apo.

Beverly & Sam Properties works closely with Damac Group, a Dubai based reputable international real estate developer, marketing their developments in Nigeria. Damac Group, which has a wide range of projects, is listed on Dubai Stock Exchange, and it is a financially strong company with best brand associations. The 2018 report of the company lists a record of 19,900 units of hospitality portfolio of hotel rooms, serviced hotel apartments and serviced villas completed and delivered, and 44,000 units under development at various stages at prime locations.

Damac Group has a wide range of luxury developments for sale in its property portfolio, including apartments in iconic skyscrapers, prestigiously branded hotel apartments and green residential villas set in large breathtaking communities inspired by nature. These developments are on offer to discerning Nigerians who desire to invest on apartments with stable and high returns and those who desire a villa for a second/holiday home.

Located at the central Business Bay and the high profile Dubai Marina are several amazing iconic towers with luxurious apartments for sale. On the listings are Aykon City Towers, Damac Majestine, Damac Heights, Reva Residences, Damac Towers by Paramount. The Akoya Oxygen luxury villas  are set in a large community in Dubai’s first tropical rain forest occupying several acres of ground with recreational and sport facilities, schools, restaurants, hotels, the  Damac Trump Golf Club and the breathe taking Dubailand.  According to reports by Reidinn, and the amenities in all Damac developments are far superior to those of its competitors and the sale prices are at par and, in some cases better.

To the question “Why Buy Dubai?”, the chief executive officer said, “Beverly & Sam Properties assures prospective investors that it is a wise decision based on available statistics.” According to IMF Forecast 2018, Dubai has the advantage of a stable economy with 3.6% growth at par with global economy of 3.6% growth rate. It has a high rental yield of 5.5% and a historical return of investment (ROI) of 12%, political stability, affordable property prices and rental rates, no taxation on residential properties, easy repatriation of rental income, no inheritance tax, 5% vat on commercial properties, one of the safest places in the world with low crime rate, no natural calamities and harmonious living conditions. Dubai is the 4th visited place in the world, a financial capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and a major hub for trade, leisure and medical tourism.

Reports by Reidinn and Zoopla on High Rentals and Sustainable Capital Appreciation from January 2007 to February 2017, ranked Dubai with three other major cities New York, Singapore and London real estate returns. According to their report, Singapore ranks first with 96% rental increase and 30% capital appreciation; Dubai ranks second at 74% rental increase and 47% capital appreciation; in third place is London with 45% rental increase and 30% capital appreciation and in fourth place is New York with 40% rental increase and 23% capital appreciation. Moreover most of the Damac developments under construction are selling off plan with easy and good payment plans ranging from four to 16 instalments. The interiors of the luxury serviced apartments are designed by famous international brands like Versace, Fendi Casa and Paramount Studios.

According to Lilian Agbakoba, “Beverly & Sam Properties acknowledges that our success so far is by the grace of God Almighty and the support of past and existing clients to whom we extend our sentiments of gratitude and appreciation. To our new clients, we offer assurances of our commitment to provide a unique client experience.”