PROJECT WATCH

5 DYNAMIC PROJECTS IN GHANA

TO WATCH OUT FOR

  • Compiled By Kuukuwa Manful

  • January 13, 2014
  • |Works

We have compiled a list of ongoing and future projects in Ghana, that are going to transform her skyline, in no particular order.

ONE AIRPORT SQUARE

Location: Airport City, Accra
Estimated Value: $5 Million
Architect: Mario Cucinella| Mario Cucinella Architects
Expected Completion Date: 2014

Brought to you by Actis, the investor that developed the Accra Mall, One Airport Square is a world-class development situated in Accra’s newest commercial and retail area, minutes walk from the most important venues in the city. The design comprises nine floors of office space and 2,000 sq m of retail space. It is the first environmentally certified commercial building in Ghana. (Source: www.oneairportsquare.com)

GHANA NATIONAL MUSEUM ON SLAVERY & FREEDOM (GNMOSAF)

Location: CapeCoast, Ghana
Estimated Value: $200 Million
Architect: David Adjaye | Adjaye Associates
Expected Completion Date: 2017

GNMOSAF, as an international institution, will provide archival preservation, documentation, interpretation and education about the Transatlantic Slave Trade and the struggles of African countries for emancipation from colonialism.

WEST HILLS MALL

Location: Winneba Highway, Accra
Estimated Value: $93 Million
Local Architect: Augustus Richardson
Expected Completion Date: 2014

The 300,000 square feet mall on the Accra-Winneba highway will be the largest in West Africa. In an interview with Myjoyonline, the chairman of West Hills Mall stated that they have picked traffic lessons from the Accra Mall and have designed a comprehensive interchange that would facilitate ease of vehicular movement in and out of the Mall. On completion this year, 2014, West Hills will house 65 line shops from Ghana and abroad in addition to two anchor tenant, Shoprite and Palace supermarkets. (Source:www.myjoyonline.com).

 

7TH AVENUE OFFICE COMPLEX

Location: Ridge, Ghana
Estimated Value: $20 Million
Architect: Senyo Tetteh & Associates
Expected Completion Date: 2015

The 12-Storey limestone-clad office block will feature retail spaces, a bank, restraurants and hospitality services and will include multi-storey carpark.

A&C MALL’S NEW BUSINESS CENTER

Location: Accra, Ghana
Estimated Value: $5 Million
Architect: Joseph Hayford | MultiCad
Expected Completion Date: 2014

Accra’s first mixed use centre, A&C Square, is a 6-acre project comprised of shopping, business, restaurants, health and fitness centres. The expansion is in response to increased demand for office and retail space.

 

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