…Plantation City emerges Smart City of Year 2021
The Chief Executive Officer of Delta Mega Trend, Prince Sam Ogrih has emerged Africa’s Real Estate Personality of the year 2021. Prince Ogrih was unveiled as the winner of the Real Estate Personality of Year during the annual African Housing Awards, which held in Abuja, Nigeria recently.
The winning completes a treble for Prince Ogrih, who was also named the Real Estate Personality of the Year in 2019 and 2020 respectively.
Earlier this year, Prince Ogrih was also honored by a leading Nigerian Newspaper, Daily Independent as the Real Estate Personality of the Year. He was honored alongside former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, Rivers State Governor, Nyesome Wike, among other distinguished Nigerians.
Similarly, The Plantation City, Warri Delta State, was named the Smart City of the Year, by the organizers of the award for its unique Smart solutions, which combines safety, security, convenience and class. The Plantation City, a first-rate gated community in Warri, was planned from inception to check insecurity and minimize resident’s exposure to violent clashes in Warri. The plantation city borrowed fine features from some equally sturdy communities from around the world.
The event which had in attendance former and serving government ministers, members of the national assembly, representatives of state governments, as well as the crème of Nigeria and Africa’s real estate and housing industry. The annual event brought together over 250 players in Africa’s real estate and housing industry and became a platform for advancing affordable housing and excellent services delivery in the housing sub-sector.
Delta Mega Trend, are the owners of the Plantation City and Southbrook Estate, Warri, Delta State, Nigeria.
Prince Ogrih has received local and international recognition for housing and real estate excellence, philanthropy as well as jobs and wealth creation. Mr Ogrih also recently received the Real Estate CEO of the Year award during the 4th Nigeria International Housing Award, organized by the Nigeria Housing Advocacy Network, (NHAN).
This adds to the growing list of awards and honours conferred on Mr Ogrih for his exceptional entrepreneurial skills and commitment to jobs and wealth creation in Nigeria and Africa at large.
Mr Ogrih has also been honoured by Rotary International for supporting the work of the organization to improve lives.
He was also recently honoured by the government and the state of Georgia, USA, with an honorary citizenship and congressional commendation; CEO of the Year by CEOs Club Network, Nigeria; Business Leadership Excellence Award, by African Leadership Magazine U.K.; Africa’s Patriotic Personality of the Year Award, by The League of African Development Students, among others.
Sam Ogrih, founded Delta Mega-Trend – a Real Estate Development and Civil Engineering works company, in 2009, to help bridge the housing and infrastructure deficit in the country. With offices in Delta, Lagos, Abuja and Houston-Texas, the Company has gained a reputation for blending excellence and profitability for discerning real estate investors. The Company’s ongoing real estate development in Warri, Delta State, has in the last three years recorded a significant upsurge in price and profitability for investors. It has also been rated the most extensive and safest real estate development in the South-South part of Nigerian.
He is an award-winning real estate developer and promoter of the Plantation City in Warri, Delta State, Nigeria. He has over 25 years’ experience in business – spanning real estate, aviation, hospitality and education.
His unique approach to real estate development – which promotes the development of gated-communities, has attracted local and global attention, thereby making him a frequent guest on various industry events locally and internationally.
The Plantation City is arguably the most extensive real estate development in the South-southern part of Nigeria-currently housing over 600 houses and on-going development of about 120 units. The total size/capacity of the development is about 1500 units. The Plantation City boasts of 24hr power supply via its independent power project; a complete suite of security – both digital and arm bearing security personnel. As part of its efforts to continue to promote the development as a viable investment and world-class living space, they have recently completed a human-made lake – providing entertainment and leisure space for current and potential occupants of the Plantation City.