The groundbreaking of the US$ 12m Konza Technology City in Kenya will finally begin in March this year months after stalling allowing the development of the mega project to kick off.
Konza Technology City Development Authority (KoTDA) CEO Eng John Tanui confirmed the reports and said that the first phase comprising of 21 parcels of land on 60 acres is ready for investment starting this year.
“We will be doing the groundbreaking of the US$ 12m mixed use facility to host our offices, commercial and residential units in March this year as well as putting up the first schools,” said Eng Tanui. “In addition to this, we are completing the design for the provision of utilities including waste water management, street lighting, water, power and Internet systems to ensure that these are laid out in the right way before construction of the same begins in the next financial year,” he said.
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Africa’s largest international trade exhibition for the Building and Construction industry BUILDEXPO AFRICA returns this year with a much brighter event at a brand new, larger and conveniently located venue. From June 04 - 06, 2016, The Carnivore in Nairobi, Kenya, will see tens of thousands of buyers and visitors from across the world foster partnerships and collaborations in the rapidly expanding Industry.
With as much as 15,000 square mts. of exhibition space, the 19th edition of BUILDEXPO AFRICA offers a nearly 60% increase in size from last year at the new venue. More than 400+ exhibitors will be comfortably accommodated across the three areas at The Carnivore, up 18% from 2015. In anticipation of increased footfalls, the industry’s biggest players from all over are preparing to welcome more than 10,000 buyers and trade visitors expected to attendfrom around the African continent.
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