, NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 22 – Leading real estate company Acorn Group on Wednesday held the ground breaking ceremony for the construction of a landmark commercial building – Tiara Office Park, which is the first of a number of commercial office buildings geared to meet the growing and vibrant demand for quality Grade “A” office space within Nairobi.
Situated along Mugumo Road in the prime green leafy suburb of Lavington, next to the Lavington Mall, Tiara Office Park will be an energy efficient commercial building that will provide 88,000 square foot on six floors once ready for occupation in January 2016.
“With the commencement of construction of Tiara Office Park, we have begun to implementing our real estate deal pipeline that seeks to meet the demand in quality office space. The growth of commercial buildings being witnessed in areas like Upper Hill, Westlands and now Lavington is a testament to this demand,” said Acorn Group CEO Edward Kirathe at the groundbreaking ceremony.
“We are already receiving strong enquiries for these offices from Multi- nationals and other expanding corporate.” he added.
The Main Contractor for this prestigious development is China Zhonzing whilst the Architects are Boogertmann and Partners – who are one of the leading South African firms that have recently set up in Nairobi.
In addition to commercial office buildings, the Acorn Group real estate deal pipeline includes construction of shopping malls, master planned development, mix-use developments and business hotels to be rolled out in the coming months.
“We are happy to be working with Acorn Group as partners again as their expertise is unmatched in this market. We did Tiara 1 Office building, this is our second and we will be talking to again beginning July as we plan for a third project providing quality office space for sky rocketing demand for such in our country ,” added Hussein Ramji of Crown Paint & Building Products and Chairman of Tiara Properties Limited.