Our Team

Femi has a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Benin about is currently running the 2017/2018 Advanced Management Development Program in real Estate Course (AMDP) at Harvard. He has more than 15 years of experience as an information technology (IT) professional, with an extensive background in infrastructure and systems development. Femi started his career by opting to create a consulting company, Mortek Solutions, Inc., which designs and develops leading technology solutions for Fortune 500 companies and government agencies in Massachusetts, United States of America. Starting with almost zero capital, he expanded Mortek Solutions to more than US$5 million in gross revenues with the company employing over 40 consultants in the last seven years.

Being an avid investor and natural entrepreneur, Femi’s pursued his unyielding passion to bring affordable housing to Nigeria. As a keen observer of the successes and failures of the U.S. real estate market, Femi attended local and international real estate finance development programs to broaden his expertise. He gained considerable experience from Euro money Bond Investment Courses, Harvard Business School (HBS) REITS Workshops, the Real Estate Investment Conference (China), and the Builders Show in (Orlando, Florida). He further co- founded a housing finance company, Pison Housing Company, and served as Senior Vice President/Chief Operating Officer due to his belief that Pison will serve as a conduit for facilitating the creation of affordable housing in Sub-Saharan Africa. Pison Housing Company as at date has become one of the fastest growing real estate investment advisory companies in Sub-Saharan Africa.

While at Pison, Femi led an effort to create one of the largest affordable housing deployment technologies in Sub-Saharan Africa. He also raised foreign funding for viable local real estate transactions in Sub-Saharan Africa, and secured a mandate to raise more than US$10 million for an innovative project in Ghana. He resigned from full time employment in Pison to pursue his vision of creating affordable housing.

Robert obtained his first degree and subsequently, a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, South Dakota U.S.A. He began his career as a Sales Trainee in Master Builders Inc., Beachwood Ohio, United States of America. He was promoted to Sales Representative, ultimately responsible for a US$3,400,000 territory that started as a US$400,000 territory in 1996. The position was highly consultative and technical in nature representing the premiere concrete mixture manufacturer in the United States.

His direct responsibilities included sales presentations, relationship building, on-site evaluation of products, job site trouble shooting, meeting sales budgets, active membership in trade organizations, and speaking at technical seminars. He left Master Builders Inc. in 2003 and joined Superior Walls by Concrete Ventures Pittston, Pennsylvania, a construction that provided sales company and installation of Superior Wall precast basements to North-Eastern Pennsylvania.

Abimbola holds a BSc. in Economics from the University of Ibadan. She is a result oriented versatile, accomplished HR Professional with over 8 years’ HR experience, gained in Africa in diverse multi-dimensional cross border sectors within the Aviation, HR Consulting & Advisory sectors.

Having garnered experience from both the financial and Aviation sectors, she comes with a proven track record of achievements, offering deep expertise in human resources initiatives that support strategic business objectives, develop bespoke HR metrics and link technology with human assets for optimal business outcomes; execution of company-wide policies that impact annual costs and reengineer & transform internal operations.

She is a Senior Professional in Human Resources - International (SPHRi) certified member of HR Certification Institute and holds a BPS Certificate of Occupational Testing (Level A).

Olusegun Raji is a graduate of Urban & Regional Planning from the Federal University of Technology Minna (FUT Minna). He also holds a Masters in Construction Project Management with Distinction from the University of Sunderland, UK.

Over the last 8 years he has managed several projects in the United Kingdom and in Nigeria mostly in the fields of Telecom civil build and real estate development. His specialty remains Project Management in the area of Mass housing construction as he has so far successfully managed the construction of hundreds of housing units (and counting).

He has a number of certifications including PRINCE II and is a Registered Professional Member of the Association for Project Managers UK (APM UK)."

Olusegun Raji will be responsible for driving processes required to ensure successful delivery of projects executed by the company.

Taiwo Adediran (B.Sc., M.E.D.) holds a bachelor's degree in Architecture and a Master's degree in Environmental Design both obtained in the nation's foremost Architectural department at the University of Lagos.

He has 9 years of hands-on experience in residential and commercial design and construction with proficiencies in cost saving building designs, development & manipulation of aesthetics for physical environments, Project Management and Business Development just to mention a few.

His passion for design and build has led to a career in architecture, where he has used his broad construction expertise to create high quality, thoughtfully-crafted projects such as a 52 Unit Terrace development at Ogudu, a 30 Unit Terrace development at Sangotedo, SBJ Oshoffa Memorial School Abule-Egba just to mention a few.

Ademola Adeyemi is an accounting professional with three years’ experience. He possesses multiple skills covering many financial areas such as ledger analysis, financial statements, budgeting, auditing practices, financial planning, and financial reporting.

He is an accounting graduate of Lagos State University and also an affiliate member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants UK.

Ademola started his professional career with Olaniyi Titiloye & Co (Chartered Accountants) where he had a one-year audit training experience. Amongst the companies he participated in audit assignment include: Lagos Television Authority; Royal Exchange Assurance and Xerox.

Jolomi Okotie is a graduate of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria where he attained a B.Sc. in Building as well as an M.Sc. in Construction Management.

He is an experienced Builder with strengths in Real Estate & Infrastructural Developments. His competencies lie in Construction Methodology, Project Quality as well as Health & Safety Management for various construction project types.

Over the last 7 years, he has worked with Constructure Initiatives & synergy Limited, Rayhomes Limited and supervised construction projects ranging from Renovations, Residential Buildings and recently Smart building types in Abuja and Kaduna respectively.

Jolomi Okotie is a graduate member of the Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB).

Feyisayo Kayode holds a BSc. in Quantity Surveying from the pioneer University of Lagos, Nigeria. He is result oriented and a go getter with over 6 years’ experience in the real estate and property development industry.

His wealth of experience has made him an expert professionally trained in Construction Costs, Management & Communications. He has worked in the past with various property development companies such as Mutual Benefits Homes & Properties Ltd. and Asset Management Group Ltd. just to mention a few.

Olukayode Solomon-Joel holds a B.Eng. in Civil Engineering obtained from Federal University of Technology, Akure.

With over 5 years technical, organisational and supervisory inputs to construction projects, Olukayode’s strength lies in the design, coordination and supervision of structural works, management of Material & Human Resources, Site Security as well as HSE compliance.

With a passion for Structural Designs and Analyses, Olukayode has worked as the Project Engineer with a team of seasoned Engineers, Architects, Contractors and Subcontractors, Quantity Surveyors, etc for Richard Brainsworth Resources Ltd, FIC Consultants and Ministry of Works & Transport.

He is a member of the NSE, NICE, NIStructE & ISPoN.

Uchenna Armstrong Amaechi started his career over 8 years ago with Practical Habitat Limited as a Site Foreman. With his passion for continued self-development over the years, he has perfected numerous construction skills including carpentry and wood works, masonry work & iron bending as well as installation of prefabricated Floors and dry walls. He has further displayed great competence in the usage and maintenance of Power Tools and Equipment.

Uche is the Head Foreman at Practical Habitat Limited.

Our Core Values
What We Do
Our Focus

At Practical Habitat, we are committed to giving the best. There is a huge housing gap in Nigeria and Sub-Saharan Africa. We understand the need and we are perfecting 'Affordable Mass Housing Delivery'. The many challenges facing timely and affordable mass housing delivery in Nigeria and Sub-Saharan Africa are:

Obsolete Building Techniques
Dearth of Skilled Labour
Lack of Tools & Equipments
Inadequate Building Material Supply Chain
Inefficient Management
Funding Mismatch
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