November 25th 2017

Magazine / Promotions

With prime malls, hotels at Roasters, Thika Road is Nairobi's new business hub

The hotels will create a great entertainment field so there will be many people visiting the area, which is seeing the mushrooming of office property development. In the lips of local taxi drivers, the Thome area is becoming the new Westlands, judging by the pace of its development.

By Priscillah Wanjirupwanjiru@kenyafreepress.comWednesday, 08 Feb 2017 12:17 EAT

The impression of the proposed development.

The skyline of Thome and Garden estates in Nairobi is bound to change for good with the impending completion of a large shopping and residential complex at the Roasters Roundabout. The Vantage Square complex will be an ultra-modern mixed use development sitting on a prime piece of land at the start of Garden Estate Road, off Thika Road.

It is a new development in an area that already provides suitable ambience for the leisure traveller with shopping and recreational facilities offered at the nearby Mountain Mall and Garden City which are within walking distance. The hotels will create a great entertainment field so there will be many people visiting the area, which is seeing the mushrooming of office property development. In the lips of local taxi drivers, the Thome area is becoming the new Westlands, judging by the pace of its development.

As described by the property developers, the bloc will constitute of hotel apartments, office spaces, retail line shops, and a boutique hotel. The hotel apartments will be managed by the Best Western franchise which entered the Kenyan market a few years ago and now runs world-class hotels in Nairobi. The façade is designed with good security and great style.

Upon completion, Vantage Square will occupy a total of 3100sq.m. of quality retail, residential and hotel accommodation zones. Phase one of the project will comprise of the shopping mall and hotel apartments, while the boutique apartment will be completed at phase two.

The complex will be supported by ample parking comprised of about 200 parking bays, plus a dedicated public transport right outside the premise that is a walking distance away. The hotel apartments which are part of phase one will comprise a total of 51 units, comprising of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom units.

A marketer with the company told this website that Vantage Square will provide an elegant state of the art set of luxury fully furnished and serviced apartments that will be complimented by the Best Western wing or the building. It will have a stand by generator, CCTV surveillance systems, electric fence, green energy power systems, borehole with adequate water supply, health club and a supervised children play area.

The project that was valued at Sh1.7 billion at its inception is owned by Nairobi businessman Karigi Kamatu and is being financed by Housing Finance Group.

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