Port Harcourt, the capital of Rivers state in Nigeria, is an urban area which lies along the Bonny River and is located in the Niger Delta area of the country. The discovery of crude oil in 1956 led to the development and modernisation of the city of Port Harcourt making the area a highly commercialised one with substantially tall commercial and residential buildings for rent in Rivers State.
Unlike the absence of lush greenery associated with urban cities, Port Harcourt city boasts of a well-maintained green landscape leading to being referred to as the Garden City. The flats for rent in Port Harcourt are nestled in modern and stylish bungalows, detached and semi-detached house as well as duplexes. Families will enjoy renting an apartment in Port Harcourt areas such as Old GRA, New GRA, Old Township, Shell Location, Trans Amadi, Magbuoba, and Obia Akpor among others as there are several health centres, schools and restaurants that will adequately cater for their needs.
The apartments for rent in Port Harcourt have rent cost which can be very cheap or extremely expensive and priced in foreign currencies. The cheap houses for rent in Port Harcourt are majorly those located in the suburbs and towns. Self-contain for rent in Port Harcourt is priced between 120,000 to 150,000 per annum. Depending on the location, a one (1) bedroom apartment or mini flat for rent in Port Harcourt can cost as high as N600,000 per annum and as low as N200,000 yearly while a three (3) bedroom serviced luxury flat can cost up to N18,000,000 per annum. A two (2) bedroom flat for rent in Port Harcourt is within the price range of N250,000 to N2,500,000 per year while a three (3) bedroom flat to let in Port Harcourt is at the rate of N500,000 to N2,500,000 per year.