Nanyuki has established itself as the economic hub of Laikipia County, which is why it was chosen to be the capital of Laikipia County. This is clearly evident from the fact that all renowned banking and financial institutions have set up shop in its commercial district. On top of that, international schools such as Braeburn and international brands such as Nakumatt which has set up a high end mall, Dormans, CMC motors group and G4S security services have found a home in this burgeoning town.The British Army recently acquired a 500 acre land parcel on a 99 year lease from the Kenya Defence Forces where they have set up a training military base. Consequently, this has seen the demand for residential developments swell, and as this demand is met through development of the area, the land value gradually appreciates.
Nanyuki is one of the most accessible towns there is. Nanyuki air strip is the second busiest private airstrip after Wilson airport with air service operators such as Air Kenya, Safarilink,
Yellow wings and Tropic air offerings flights to Nanyuki twice a day.The Lamu port/South Sudan/Ethiopia Transport corridor (LAPSSET) project which is already underway is set to pass through Isiolo, a few kilometres from Nanyuki positioning it to grow even further. This will see the value of land in Nanyuki appreciate exponentially over the next few years.
Nanyuki is renowned for its tourism and hospitality industry. With over 10 conservancies, with the most sought after being OlPejeta and Mount Kenya wildlife conservancy, Nanyuki offers you unique chance to experience more than 80 species wildlife for example Elephants, Lions Zebra, Giraffe among others.Nanyuki is home to exquisite hotels and resorts such as the Fairmont Mt. Kenya Safari club, Falcon heights just to name a few. With holiday home developments such as Mukima ridge, Mt. Kenya wildlife home, the Maiyan and Enaai golf resort, Nanyuki’s real estate sector is only going to grow.