Lotanna Onyedike and Co. is a firm of Estate Surveyors and Valuers, Lawyers, Engineers, Architects, facility managers, project managers, EIA experts, developers and planners.
We have a highly experienced, motivated, and competent team that can provide real estate and related services tailored to your needs.
With our head office in Lagos, and branches/ liaison offices within and outside Nigeria, we have your business covered anywhere.
We are members of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV), registered by the Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria (ESVARBON), and in addition, belong to the following:
- Appraisal Institute
- International Real Estate Institute
- American Real Estate Society
- International Association of Consultants Valuers and Analysts
- International Facility Management Association
These associations periodically organize workshops, seminars and conferences, to ensure that members are professionally up to date and operating at the highest levels of practice.
WHAT WE DO
Our services cover the following:
- Feasibility and Viability studies
- Project management
- Local and Foreign property Investment Advisory
- Property Management
- Facility Management
- Property development
- Inventory and asset registration
- Acquisition and compulsory purchase
- Environmental Impact Assessment
We value movable and immovable assets, for SME financing, mortgage, securitization of facility, insurance, records, liquidations, mergers, oil and gas, acquisitions, sale and purchase of real property and chattels.
FEASIBILITY AND VIABILITY STUDIES: We conduct studies and prepare reports to
determine the viability or otherwise of proposed projects.
PROJECT MANAGEMENT: We monitor and manage projects for clients, to ensure successful and satisfactory completion within set schedules and timelines.
AGENCY: On behalf of clients, we facilitate and conclude the sale and purchase of real property and sundry assets, while ensuring absolute confidentiality.
PROPERTY INVESTMENT ADVISORY: We offer our professional opinion to clients regarding proposed real estate investments and acquisitions in and outside Nigeria, bearing in mind the key factors of DUST and ROI.
We have partners in the USA, Europe, Dubai and several other countries, that provide relevant assistance in this regard.
PROPERTY MANAGEMENT: We handle the management of properties of all types for our clients. We simply take care of their properties and ensure that tenants comply with provisions and covenants of existing agreements; and in the case of fresh leases, get our lawyers to prepare such agreements.
FACILITY MANAGEMENT: Similar to the above, we oversee the smooth running of facilities of all sizes, multi-tenanted, serviced residential and office blocks, on single or several floors high. We ensure best standards of management, backed by knowledge, based on experience, competent staff and membership of the International Facility Management Association (IFMA).
PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT: We have a property development division that sources, and acquires sites to develop for clients in different locations. In addition, we handle re-developments, remodeling, and renovations of existing buildings, and sundry related construction.
INVENTORY AND ASSET REGISTER: We carry out inventorying of fixed and moveable assets of organizations and individuals and prepare comprehensive and current asset registers in hard and electronic formats.
We also advise clients to review their registers biennially, to ensure up to date information per time, and to know their current worth.
ACQUISITION AND COMPULSORY PURCHASE: We acquire sites and wayleaves for public and private sector clients, interfacing with landlords and communities, and advising on appropriate compensation payable.
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT: We are in a position to advise government, companies and individuals on the environmental impact of proposed projects and developments, thereby obviating damages, losses and costs in future.
RATING: We also carry out rating for local governments and assist in the collection of rates payable.
STAFF AND PARTNERSHIP
PRINCIPAL PARTNER: ESV Lotanna Michael C. Onyedike ANIVS RSV SCV.
An associate member of the Nigerian Institute of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV), and several other professional international bodies and registered by Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria (ESVARBON). He was a partner in Ofoma Associates Port Harcourt, where he practiced for 16 years, overseeing the head office and coordinating other branches of the firm.
PARTNER: ESV (Mrs) Ijeoma Chris – Okafor, ANIVS RSV MBA, PRINCE 2 certified project manager. She has extensive knowledge in banking and telecoms, having worked for several years, and risen up to top levels in these sectors. An experienced valuer with a knack for details and organization. She belongs to several professional bodies within and outside Nigeria.
PARTNER: ESV Bukola Alabi ANIVS. Experienced valuer that has handled several off shore and Oil and Gas valuation assignments within and outside the country. Very hard working, diligent and an authority in componentization.
PARTNER: ESV Abubakar Bello Msc. CIPM. ANIVS. He has been in real estate practice for 10 years, working in the public and private sectors. Very experienced and outstanding administrator.
We also have several Associate Estate Surveyors, field officers, accountant, and the secretariat that ensures best presentation and handling of reports and documents. The firm’s drivers are on standby to convey staff on assignment to their destinations.
Our international partners in Europe, USA, Asia, Africa and the Middle East always respond to our request for their input in any given area or assignment.
Ours is a viable group of professionals, approaching any assignment as a team, with different individuals offering their very best in their areas of expertise, to ensure that the very best output /result is achieved at all times.
Lotanna Onyedike was trained and mentored by Chief Gab Ofoma, the principal of Ofoma Associates, one of the most revered and highly respected Estate Surveyor and Valuer in Nigeria. He garnered extensive experience in Ofoma Associates, as a surveyor, and later, partner (1999 – 2015), where they handled several assignments for government, private sector, oil and gas, financial and non-financial institutions, and individuals
Our partners and associates are also extensively experienced in various areas, and always ready to deliver.
We have worked for the following clients:
- Central Bank of Nigeria
- Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation
- Nigeria Ports Authority
- Niger Delta Development Commission
- Nigeria LNG
- Nigeria Railway Corporation
- Aluminium Smelting Company of Nigeria – Due diligence for privatization
- NAFCON (Notore) – Due diligence for privatization
- Anambra State Government
- Nkalagu Cement Factory – due diligence for privatization
- Access Bank
- Diamond Bank
- Skye Bank
- GT Bank
Shell Petroleum Development Company
- Oando Energy Services Ltd
- Hotel Presidential Port Harcourt
- Le Meridien Ogeyi Place Port Harcourt
- Julius Berger Plc
- Lubric Construction Company
- Strickland Services Ltd
- Several other organizations, companies and individuals within and outside Nigeria.
Over the years, we have given ourselves to professional advancement through personal development, full involvement in assignments and the attendance of periodic seminars and professional development programmes (CPD) of our institution (NIESV); in addition to similar workshops outside the country, organized by the foreign professional bodies to which we also belong.
We are highly trained and committed to professionalism, excellent service, integrity, and client satisfaction, while keeping in touch with current trends and developments in real estate practice globally.
We have also put in place the strictest quality control measures to ensure that our operations and reports are of highest international standards, and compliant with NIESV VGN, IVSC, USPAP, and FRCN regulations and guidelines.
We will review and reproduce, at no extra cost to clients, any document or report that is found to be defective or below established standards.
SAFETY AND HSE:
We underwent training and hold a level 3 certificate, to ensure maximum respect for the environment, health and safety consciousness, discipline and responsibility in our operations, to avoid accidents, danger, downtime, losses, and sundry problems for ourselves and clients.
PROFESSIONAL FEES: Will be based on existing current scale of charges published by Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria (ESVARBON), our government regulatory body, however we may allow for negotiation, depending on the scope and nature of the assignment.
Lotanna Michael Onyedike