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promoting sustainable Development

BUILDING EAST AFRICA MAGAZINE is a bi-monthly journal (published after every two months) in Kenya.

BUILDING EAST AFRICA MAGAZINE is one tool executives can use to navigate trends in this fast ­paced business. This must ­read publication covers timely issues such as the profound effect construction spending has on the regional economy, managing volatile material costs, design and construction, emerging technologies such as BIM and sustainable development among other pertinent issues.

BEA is all about Best Practices – in the general building, infrastructure, heavy construction and associated specialty trade sectors. Its readers are leaders at major contractors, engineering and design firms, equipment manufacturers, and suppliers of construction materials and building products, as well as public and private project owners and regulators.

In each issue, BEA’s editors interview top executives of successful companies to learn and share their Best Practices and insights on important issues. These include important topics such as infrastructure development, engineering and technology, project funding, labor issues, liability, regulations and the environment.

Editors of BEA will explore trends of vital interest to its readers, including regulatory and economic issues, new construction technologies, financing trends and equipment maintenance. If it is important to the construction industry, you’ll read about it in BEA.

Every issue of BEA profiles successful construction companies, consult­ing ­engineers, Architects and project owners in East Africa. It offers its readers – upper­-level executives and project managers – information about best practices in project delivery methods, new technologies, market trends and training techniques, including special sections dedicated to five of the most important sectors in the industry: commercial, residential, industrial, in­stitutional and civil.

The Readers


BUILDING EAST AFRICA MAGAZINE has a wide distribution mostly free of charge to professionals and members of Institutions and associations engaged in the building and construction industry, including leading architects, quantity surveyors, consulting engineers, and construction managers. Others are civil and building contractors, leading manufacturers and distributors of building material and equipment, technical Government Ministries / Parastatals, and other stakeholders in the building and construction industry in the region – a controlled circulation of 12000 copies reaches an estimated readership of about 60000. This offers advertisers value through maximum exposure of their placements.

Audience:  BUILDING EAST AFRICA MAGAZINE readers are professionally mature individuals in high positions with reputable organizations, able to make purchasing decisions potentially directly impacting your sales needs.

Through free-circulation, subscription, and copy sales targeted at a selected audience (controlled circulation), individuals who are influential in making purchase decisions for their industry. BUILDING EAST AFRICA MAGAZINE takes your message to the right target for maximum impact.

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BEA is a powerful marketing tool whose readers are shaping the East African landscape, developing residential, industrial and commercial real estate; as well as those building and upgrading infrastructure – roads, bridges, railways, airports and other major projects. Others are involved in the East Africa’s fast growing wood industry and mining.