Learn Hub Institute: School of Real Estate Executive Masterclass: Structuring Bankable Property Joint Venture Projects




2 Days

Learning Format


Learning Format

Course Fee NGN250,000/USD300
Virtual NGN150,000/USD200


Optimize your Project Development Strategy by learning the knots and Bolts of structuring bankable property joint ventures that are optimal for raising capital, project development, post development asset management/sales and exit. In this course you will learn how to structure a project from inception to exit. We will explore all the knotty issues within the project life cycle
including: Land Acquisition and holding models, Valuation Methodologies, Capital Sourcing Options and Financier requirements for Joint Ventures, Stakeholder Vestment and Interests, Trust Structures in Joint Venture Arrangement, Project Cashflows/Controls, Construction Management and Project Delivery, JV in Post Development Stage, PPPs/Sovereign and Sub-Sovereign JVs, Exit Strategies.

  • Regional Best Practice Comparative Analysis (Namibia, Tanzania and South Africa)


In the course of this Executive Masterclass, we will explore beyond the underpinnings of Real Property Joint Ventures:- practical insights from Practitioners, professionals and investment managers who have delivered A grade projects in the Region – Africa. Through our multi-channel learning pathways each of our expert faculty brings a unique perspective to the subject matter. Each module will be taught using case-based methodology covering the most prevalent issues around Joint Venture Projects including best practices from multiple jurisdictions allowing for benchmarking with regional peers. Facilitators will address feedback through class discussions and group simulations to assure active and effective participation.



Immersive Learning Experience


Small Sized Learning Cohort


Multi – Channel Learning Pathways


Best in Class Faculty


Project Based Case Study/Live Scenario Simulations


Relevant, Relatable and Tailored Modules


Top of Range Research Insight



Networking With Other Sector Leaders

Get recognized! Upon successful completion of the Masterclass, LearnHub Institute will issue certificate of attendance to participants. Participants must attend all modulesrequired to obtain the certificate.

Note: The certificate issued at the end of this program is not eligible for degree credit. After successful completion of the program, your certificate will be issued to you in the name you used when registering for the programme. All certificate images are for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change at the discretion of LearnHub Executive Education.



Founder/CEO, Eximia Realty Company Ltd.
Chairman of the Board at Lagos Building Investment Company Plc

Hakeem Ogunniran is a leading thought leader on African real estate structuring, funding and delivery and has been described as having a ‘unique understanding of the connection between financial models, capitalmarkets and brick and mortar all within the context of Africa’s complex and challenging operating environment. He possesses extensive experience in capital raising, having led five major capital raises including the floatation of a Real Estate Investment Trust over an eight-year period. Ogunniran is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Eximia Realty Co Ltd, Home for Me Nigeria Ltd, Mercury Nominees Investments Ltd and Maestro Property Solutions Ltd. He is also the Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Lagos Building Investment Co. Plc and a Non-Executive Director of a few other companies.


Executive & Head Real Estate Finance, Stanbic IBTC Capital (WestAfrica)

Tola is an investment banker and has had various roles within corporate and investment banking wit specializations in Real Estate Finance and Project and Structured Finance. He has over ten years of in-country and regional work experience (including Nigeria, Ghana and Cote D’Ivoire) which spans across various asset classes (with an estimated portfolio size over US$1.2 billion) within the real estate sector in the leading financial institution in Africa (in terms of market capitalisation). In addition, his project finance deal mandates include debt capital raising for major infrastructural projects in the oil & gas and industrial sectors. His early work experience include treasury operations and commercial banking roles in Fidelity Bank and Intercontinental Bank (now Access Bank)in Nigeria respectively. Tola has a first degree in Economics from the University of Lagos, Nigeria and master degree in International Money, Finance & Investments from Durham University, UK. He obtained a RICS Postgraduate Diploma in Project Managementand MBA in Real Estate & Construction Management from the University College of Estate Management, Reading, UK.


Lead Advisor,DealHQ Partners / Co-founder LearnHub

Tosin Ajose is a business lawyer with over a decade experience. She is well known for her commercial savvy, excellent analytical skills, vast transactional experience and her relentless desire to add value to her clients through innovative solutions, forward thinking and attention to details. An astute public speaker and an IFLR ranked leading lawyer in financial restructuring and capital markets,Tosin has over 500 high value transactions to her credit across, corporate commercial, mergers & acquisition, private equity, capital markets, real estate, finance (project/corporate) and infrastructure practice areas. Tosin, is a Partner and the Lead Advisor at DealHQ Partners, an Africa-focused transaction advisory firm in Lagos, Nigeria, under her leadership the Firm in less than 3 years has been ranked as a recommended law firm for corporate, mergers and acquisitions and finance by IFLR and Legal 500. The Firm has also been awarded Boutique Law Firm of the Year 2020 & 2021 (Nigeria) by Corporate International GlobalAwards, Global Law Experts and Acquisition International. Tosin was recognized at the Nigerian Legal Awards 2018 as one of 40 under 40 lawyers in Nigeria and in 2019 she was named “the Africa Woman in Real Estate” by API, SouthAfrica.Tosin is also ranked as a highly regarded lawyer in capital markets and financial restructuring by IFLR and most recently recognized as a global leader by WhosWho Legal.


Director at Turner & Townsend

Annamari Uys is a Director within the Turner & Townsend Africa Consulting & Advisory Business where she provides Transaction Advisory and Strategic Facilities Management (FM) Advisory services to both Public and Private Sector clients. She is specifically focused on Public Private Partnership (PPP) / Alternative Procurement Projects. In her role at Turner & Townsend she is responsible for developing Turner & Townsend's PPP / FM business within Africa to provide strategic support to Gov ernments and Government departments undertaking PPP projects. Additionally, Annamari advises Funder's & Investors and Private Sector Consortia on PPP Projects. As she provides best practice gained from Turner & Townsend PPP business units internationally to develop project strategies and support the development of client’s own knowledge and expertise in this specialist area. Her sector experience include accommodation, custodial, hospital, water and transport projects.


The Masterclass will examine the knotty issues around property Joint Venture Structures including allocation of risks and obligation amongst joint venturers, impact of Government policies and the regulatory environment, key expectations of financiers and fund arrangers,optimal legal structures for joint venture projects, practical considerations for undertaking joint ventures with sovereign or sub-sovereign partners. The class will also highlight how the knowledge shared should shape decision making and your general approach to Property Joint Ventures.

Module 1:
Optimal Structures for Joint Venture and Partnerships for Risk Sharing and Sustainable Project Development
Module 2:
Impact of Joint Venture Structures on Capital Sourcing, Cashflow and Project Delivery
Module 3:
Key Legal Considerations in the Negotiation and Documentation of Property Joint Venture Arrangements
Module 4:
Case Based Learning - Learning Curves from a grade A Joint Venture development project
Module 5:
Sovereign and Sub Sovereign JVs (PPP) Best Practice Comparative Analysis (3 Countries).


LearnHub is an executive education enterprise that curates performance improvement solutions targeted at managers and business executives within the African Business Community. We identify skill, knowledge and other human capital gaps and provide tailored open - enrollment based courses in collaboration with our best-in-class faculty and knowledge partners.


Through our intensive, tailored cohort-based learning pathways, we enable our learners navigate the ever-evolving business environment whilst positioning them for resilience, innovation and problem solving.


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