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Artists Impression of Konza City

President Kibaki has launched the Konza Technology City setting the stage for construction work to begin. The President condemned the mushrooming of unplanned structures in Nairobi and its environs. Last week, Information and Communications permanent secretary Bitange Ndemo said the planned ground breaking ceremony would silence doubters. “We are excited to finally launch this development, though it has come later ...

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Currently, enabling works are done and tendering is in progress for the next section of the project

Construction of Tatu City, a multi-million dollar satellite city planned on the outskirts of Nairobi is now on full steam following the conclusion of a winding up petition that has held back the development for two years. On Friday, Commercial Court Judge Justice Daniel Musinga, refused to allow the petitions filed by Tatu City's minority shareholders to have the Company ...

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Garden City

Nakumatt joins South African retail giant Game as the mall’s second major store. Garden City incorporates residential, leisure and office space with a 500,000 square foot shopping mall along Nairobi’s Thika Road. Leasing agent Knight Frank is working with top local and foreign brands to fill the 120 remaining stores in what will become East Africa’s largest retail centre. They ...

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Entry into Langata Road from the underpass

Despite the heavy downpour characterized by extensive flooding that hit Nairobi, construction works at the Langata Road Project went on undisturbed. The Ksh.2Billion highway project which is to see the expansion of Langata Road from a single lane to a dual carriage-way, is well on track and currently a single lane to a from is operational. Langata Road has seen ...

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Construction at Tatu City

MYTH: Tatu City shall be one massive gated community with controlled access TRUTH: Tatu City shall be open to anyone with no wall around it and gates at the entrance. Two public roads run across the city (east to west and north to south) so access will be open. Since it's a city, it would be impractical to construct a ...

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Construction site showing the support columns

Behind the tall natural fence that surrounds the ICPAK construction site is a hive of activities that are all geared to see a 12-Storrey office block rise. The ICPAK complex despite being some 3-months behind schedule has stated to take shape and a view from Thika Road will confirm that. The contractor is on the first floor with works on ...

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Ngong Wind

The Ngong Wind Farm stands at the near top of the Ngong Hills, some 22km South West of the capital, Nairobi. The area where the farm is located, is a forest reserve 21,000sq-km protected by the Kenya Forest Reserve, so access to the site is controlled. Generally like any other wind farms, its not fenced and thus you can get ...

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neatly cut access roads

A lot has taken place since MPK last visited the site, over 7days ago. A generous amount of precipitation has fallen on the area. The enabling works are now at the final stages as the contractor prepares to wrap up the work which started mid this year. In other areas the ground is quickly taking shape, same to the beautiful ...

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