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PRESS RELEASE: Garden City Announces Further Extension of On-Site Youth Training Programme

  Garden City today announced the extension of scope of its Youth Training Programme opening it up to other organisations willing to support youth in acquiring vital technical skills for the local construction sector. The ongoing Programme, launched in 2016 and funded by Garden City’s developer, Actis, the largest real estate private equity investor in Sub-Saharan […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Shoprite to open first Kenyan store at Garden City Mall

  Garden City, Kenya’s first mixed-use development offering shops, residences and offices within one integrated plan, today revealed its new anchor tenant for Garden City Mall to be Shoprite, Africa’s largest food retailer, making the Garden City branch one of the first Shoprite stores to open in Kenya in 2018. During its half-year financial results […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Garden City Appoints New Commercial Director

 Garden City, Kenya’s first mixed-use real estate project offering shops, residences and offices within one development, today announces the appointment of Ms Ciru Okobi as Commercial Director to the Garden City Development Team. As part of the new role, Ms Okobi will focus on commercialization and leasing across GC Business Park, as well as sales […]

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Opinion: Green Approaches to building

  1. Why are green approaches to building expected to gain interest of prospective homeowners? Garden City has sustainability at its core and will be the first mixed-use development in East Africa to gain LEEDTM Building Design & Construction Core and Shell (BD+C 2009) certification, leading the way, and hoping to encourage future green developments […]

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Opinion: Nairobi promises an exciting year ahead but there’s no resting on laurels

  Amidst a somewhat gloomy global landscape of US insularity, Brexit in Europe and Chinese dominance, the outlook for Kenya’s economy in 2019 is one bright spark on the horizon. Analysts at Focus Economics forecast the country’s GDP will grow by an impressive 5.8% in 2019, which is far stronger than this year’s predicted economic […]

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Opinion: Why it’s the right time to shop around for quality office space in Nairobi

  A significant amount of the office stock in Nairobi, circa 40%, was developed pre–2010. Most follow old, inefficient building standards offering poor quality workspace, buildings that are poorly maintained, and with very low parking ratios. Roughly half of these buildings were delivered pre–2000 and are likely to be considered obsolete in the very near future. […]

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PRESS RELEASE: 150 Trainees Take Part in Garden City Youth Development Program

  Trainees to receive accredited international technical certification The Garden City Youth Development Program has entered its second training phase that will see 150 young trainees equipped with vital technical skills for the local construction industry. The Garden City Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Program is part of a partnership between Garden City developer, Actis, the largest real estate private […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Flagship Huduma Center to Open at Garden City

  The centre is expected to serve the entire Northern and Eastern Nairobi catchment area Garden City, Kenya’s first integrated mixed-use real estate project offering shops, residences and offices, has today announced its involvement with the Huduma Kenya Programme to open a new Huduma Centre at the Garden City Mall, the first Huduma Centre in a […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Garden City Business Park Breaks Ground on Phase One Office Complex

  Garden City, Kenya’s first mixed-use real estate project offering shops, residences and offices within one development, today announced breaking ground and commencement of construction for the first commercial office phase of its Business Park, located at exit 7 on Thika Super Highway. This latest announcement follows Garden City’s recent signing of a long-term lease […]

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PRESS RELEASE: ACTIS’ GARDEN CITY SWITCHES ON LARGEST SOLAR CARPORT SYSTEM IN AFRICA

Delivered through a collaboration between SolarAfrica and Solarcentury Africa’s largest solar carport was unveiled by Principal Secretary Eng. Joseph K. Njoroge today at an event held at the Garden City Mall. The solar electricity it generates is being used by the retail tenants to power facilities such as the lights and escalators in the Mall. […]

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Garden City is Kenya's first integrated residential, retail and office (mixed-use) development, offering over 400 apartments, duplexes & family villas, an international shopping mall, 60,000 square metres of office space, a modern business hotel and state-of-the-art medical centre. And at its heart, a three acre central park, with a children's play area and generous lawns and gardens.

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