Estate Surveyors and Valuers in Nigeria


Ismail & Partners is one of the leading firms of The Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers with a tremendous wealth of knowledge and diverse experience in the real estate sector.

Founded in September 1973 by Late Otunba Tade Ismail, an astute business man who believed in and exhibited strong character traits such as integrity and professionalism; principles which have formed part of the firms core values. Otunba Ismail also had a great passion for the development of Real Estate sector in Nigeria. He was a pioneer member and past president of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers.

Ismail and Partners stands on a solid foundation; firmly rooted on the principles it was established upon. The company is a partnership of forward looking, proactive and dynamic people with expertise in the real estate market.

Over the years, the firm has grown in step with the dictates of the industry and has transformed into a Property Resource Management firm with the capacity to offer its clients specialist services tailored to meet their needs.

We offer the following Services:

  • Property Valuation:

Property ValuationThe valuation process is basically one of finding the present value of the monetary benefits to be derived from holding property. We provide value for the different types of use which property can be put. The subjective nature of the valuation process requires the valuer to have an in-depth knowledge of the market which can only come through the experience of dealing with many transaction in that market.

Our many years in the field gives us the confidence that can provide informed opinions and judgements at any given point in time. Further more because the factors that affect value are sometimes external to the property itself our years of experience have equipped us with multi-disciplinary skills to further provide an accurately informed opinion.

  • Property Management:

property managementWe manage various property interests on behalf of our clients. We manage renewals and the consequential rent review. Our objective is to add value to the properties through a strategic approach to management.

Depending on  our mandate the spectrum of operation will include but not limited to:
Rent collection
Rent accounting
Service charge Management and accounting
Environmental control
Landscape management
Tenant Liaison
Plant maintenance
Energy Management
Insurance Management
Record Keeping

Our management objectives are focused on ensuring and sustaining capital growth and providing relatively secure income for our clients.

  • Property Development:

property developmentWe have acquired the expertise in project management, striving to strike a balance by providing professional services that help our clients meet their long term financial objectives.

Our area of expertise cover the following areas: 
Office & Industrial
Retail development
Housing Schemes
Mixed use & specialty projects

The dynamics of project management from economics, budget, schedule management, scope of work, coordination & quality control. All these constitute risk to the project owner & we as development managers provide a cost effective means of ‘de-risking’ the project and implementing the client’s objectives.

  • Property Agency:

property agencyThis involves our undertaking sales, purchases & letting of different types of property. We provide our clients with advice on the open market value of their properties and act in its subsequent disposal or acquisition.

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