Committed to changing
lives for the better

At FIDC, we believe in the highest standards. We believe that every detail matters, that hard work rewards.

We are innovative, creative and imaginative thinkers. We design and develop inspiring and affordable luxury residential and commercial properties. And we remain passionately entrepreneurial at heart, always seeking exciting development and investment opportunities for our diverse range of clients.

FIDC is divided into three groups to ensure a superior class of service and investment. Our residential development team offers comprehensive development, sales and management operations of residential housing products. The corporate & commercial real estate service group provides development functions and solutions for corporate clients. And our investment management and advisory group enables clients to realise new investment opportunities.

Our philosophy

At the core of our business structure and continued success is a steadfast commitment to delivering excellence.

Our team of professionals have vast experience and are driven and inspired to make a change to the way people live and invest.And the first thing we always do is listen. We work hard to get to know each client from the start, understanding their needs,learning about their expectations, and realizing shared values and a common vision.

By engraining a spirit of collaboration and advancement, our team do what they do best. Curate and create a vision of tomorrow.This professional, nurturing hands-on approach is always reflected throughout the build process, from analysis and design, to execution and delivery.

Corporate Social Responsibility

First Investment Development Company is proud to be a socially and ethically responsible organisation.

As we continue to work hard to champion local and global concerns, we always strive for our own individual and collective excellence. We achieve, maintain and go beyond the highest industry standards by ensuring that all people involved in any given project are treated with care, dignity and respect.

In every scheme, we try to ensure that our build materials are locally, sustainably and responsibly sourced. And when we seek investment opportunities locally or worldwide, we make every effort to ensure that all parties, companies and corporations involved are similarly proud to hold the same high values and standards as we do.

Our Team Inspired to make a change

Our team of professionals have vast experience and are driven and inspired to make a change to the way people live and invest. And the first thing we always do is listen. We work hard to get to know each client from the start, understanding their needs, learning about their expectations, and realizing shared values and a common vision to execution and delivery.

Our Team
Olawale Bamgbelu Project Director
Olawale joined in 2014 and brings over 10 years of experience in residential and commercial project management. He builds strong partnerships in the industry and across the development cycle to ensure every project has an underlining confidence, structure and excellence running smoothly at every stage.
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Olawale Bamgbelu Project Director

An accomplished professional with over two and a half decades of global construction and engineering experience. An extensive track record of exceeding targets, cutting expenditure and maximising profit margins. Valuable commercial, contract and project delivery knowledge stems from unique industry experience, having managed PPP mega civil engineering projects from the London Underground station modernisation, to office development in Canada, Lekki Toll Roads in Lagos and mixed-use development in Lagos, Ajman (UAE) and Lebanon (Beirut). A proven industry ability for timely project delivery and success is matched only by professional accreditation as a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), Member of the Chartered Institution of the Civil Engineering Surveyors and Certified Member of the Association for Project Management (Chartered Body).


At home in a diverse range of cost, project and commercial management roles, with an innate ability for developing new skills and industry expertise on the job, thriving on fast-paced and challenging work. Building lasting and effective relationships is always an operational focus, understanding the specific, tailored needs of clientele, management, decision makers and even elected officials, ensuring they are welcomed into mutually beneficial environment.

Efunsola Titiloye Senior Project Manager
Efunsola joined in 2010 and brings over 15 year’s experience in the housing, property and luxury retail sector. He primarily works closely with all the major stakeholders, as well as manages and overseas every stage of each property development in the expanding FIDC property portfolio. This currently includes Kagara Place and Ilubirin.
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Efunsola Titiloye Senior Project Manager

Efunshola Titiloye is a highly energetic, motivated and result-oriented Senior Architect and Project Manager with deep experience in all facets of construction and project management.

She has a great passion and appreciation for design and detailing.
A track record of successfully delivering and managing complex architectural and construction projects from inception to completion on site, including planning, estimating and client/contractor management spanning a number of high end residential and commercial developments around Nigeria Lead Architect and primary point of contact for clients on a number of social and private housing projects in West Yorkshire, UK.

Project Architect responsible for the concept design, space planning, design development and research on various residential and educational projects in the UK, Lithuania and Switzerland.

Titiloye possesses excellent technical detailing skills with a good working knowledge of current Building Regulations and standards, deploying IT tools such as AutoCAD, Revit, Photoshop, Illustrator, In-Design, Sketch Up, Corel Draw, Windows Vista/XP, Microsoft Project and Office and NBS Specification.

A member of the Royal Institute of British Architect and Architects Registration Board (ARB) and an avid traveler worldwide, she was educated at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife where she obtained a BSc. in Architecture, UK RIBA Part I, II & III from Leeds Metropolitan University UK, Westminster University UK (Project Management), University of Hong Kong, Sustainable Architecture and Energy Efficient Design and Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSC Card) Professionally Qualified Person.

She currently works as Senior Architect and Project Manager at Arbico and FIDC on a number of commercial, residential and mixed used projects around Nigeria.

Martin Kearns Business development manager
Martin joined in 2012 and brings over 20 years of experience in the consumer and commercial sector. With an outstanding contact network across the industry, Martin builds strong commercial partnerships and enables FIDC to hone in on new commercial ventures and investment opportunities…
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Martin Kearns Business development manager

Martin Kearns has an Honours degree in engineering from the University of Leeds in the United Kingdom (UK).  He worked as a consulting engineer with international consultancy firm Mott MacDonald, in property and infrastructure projects in the UK, Hong Kong, China and Indonesia.  A key development on which Martin gained considerable experience was Citywest Business Campus which included the government-backed National Digital Park. In 2004 Martin relocated to South Africa to establish the operation and business of Eurocape Holdings (Pty) Ltd.

During this time Martin also served on the Board of the Cape Town Central City Improvement District.  In 2011, he established Indicium Consultancy Services which provided consulting services in all aspects of property acquisitions and sales, development and management to the private and public sector. With his experience of mixed-use and multi-purpose projects in around the globe, Kearns is well placed to take up his role on the the Ilubirin Foreshore mixed-use development.