Meet The CEO

Gbenga Salako-Davis (GSD) is the Group Chief Executive of HazelCrest Property ( He is a consummate Construction and Real Estate professional and practitioner with over 21 years’ experience.
He possesses proven capabilities in Real Estate Management, Real Estate Development, and Facility Management with a strong bias for Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) and PPP metrics.
GSD, as he is fondly called, is an alumnus of Trauma State University Illinois where he bagged a degree in Business Studies. He also invested in practical real estate and project management courses leading to the award of (Rea Estate development) certificates from the UK as well as a certificate in advanced study in Real Estate Project Management in the United States
Gbenga Salako-Davis founded Hazel Crest Property as a response to the increasing dynamics, innovation, and needs in the real estate market in Nigeria.
Hazel Crest Property is an integrated property company which provides a total solution from design, build, operate and managed. Be it private ownership, joint operation, PPP, Hazel Crest was designed and created to deliver experiences for clients and non-clients who have the opportunity of coming in contact with the brand. GSD’s vision for the sector is hinged on using customer service orientation and technology to ride the sector out of the doldrums of the economy and put it in the proper light.
GSD, through Hazel Crest property, developed strategic partnerships with known brands such as ARM Investments (now MIXTA PROPERTY), Magamound and most recently, Centenary City; One of the biggest real estate in West Africa. Hazel Crest is the exclusive marketer in the Lagos region representing this multi-billion project.