July 18, 2016 – Edimara Properties Limited, a developer of office accommodation in Lagos, today held a topping out ceremony to celebrate the completion of the structure of Alliance Place, an innovative Grade A office building situated in the prime commercial center of Ikoyi, at 33A Alfred Rewane Road (formerly Kingsway Road), Ikoyi, Lagos. Alliance Place, which has been under construction for a year, has now reached its full height of twelve levels and is scheduled to open later this year. Already, more than 50% of the office space has been committed to tenants.
Once completed, Alliance Place will boast eight floors of flexible office space and meeting rooms, four floors of multi-level parking, a light and airy reception area and a ground floor cafe. Contemporary and international elements along with select African accents will be incorporated into the style of this ultra-modern structure, which will employ green, sustainable development features, including smart technology in its building management systems and services delivering low occupancy costs to its tenants. A high performance glass curtain wall, interior finishes with a contemporary look and feel will also be provided for ease of maintenance and high level user-friendly security and access control systems will be given top priority for tenants and visitors. Finally, a circular traffic management system will be built in to enhance safety and accessibility to and within the building.
Office spaces are designed with high efficiency and flexibility, affording modular spaces ranging from 200 square meters up to 920 square meters on each floor. The building’s central location in Ikoyi will also afford premium access to luxurious hotels including Southern Sun and the Wheatbaker as well as recreation facilities such as the prestigious Ikoyi Club, the Polo Club and the Lagos Boat Club.
The project is being executed by a distinguished team of consultants: Greenhouse Inc. Limited (Project Managers), Ngonyama Okpanum & Associates (Architects), Arup (Civil & Structural Engineers), KOA Consultants (Mechanical & Electrical Engineers), Natuhab (Regulatory Consultants) and HOS Consult Limited (Quantity Surveyors) and Melcon M (HVAC Engineers).
The main building contractor is BCL Limited, which brings 25 years of experience in the Lagos construction arena and utilizes leading edge methodologies to ensure that budget, quality and delivery programs are met.
Edimara Properties Limited is a joint venture between ACA Holdings Limited and Samges Investments Limited.
ACA Holdings is the investment holding arm of African Capital Alliance (ACA), a leading international investment firm focused on structuring and managing investments in various sectors in Sub-Saharan Africa. Since its formation in 1997, ACA has attained capital commitments of over $1billion from investors.
Samges Investments Ltd is a unit of Oasis Group Ltd, an investment holding company operating in asset management, property development, packaging and manufacturing.