Largest real estate project in Angola completed in 2015

18 September 2014

Commandante Gika, Angola’s biggest building project ever and one of the largest in Africa, is expecet to be inaugurated within six months, said manager Sónia Campos, cited by Angolan daily newspaper O País.

Representing an investment of over US$800 million the project includes two office tower blocks, two apartment blocks, a large shopping centre and a five-star hotel.

Located in Luanda, in the Alvalade neighbourhood, the project occupies a whole block and has a construction area of ​​483,600 square metres. It is expected to attract 1 million visitors per month.

With one of the office towers already in operation, the apartments in the first residential block will be delivered later this month and after following the opening of the 10,000 square-metre Kero hypermarket, the remainder of the Comandante Gika project’s buildings are scheduled for conclusion.

The project also includes a business centre, the “Garde Towers,” Alvalade Residence, a housing area with 136 apartments, Hotel Vip Grand Luanda, a five-star hotel with an area of ​​72,500 square metres and 370 rooms and finally Luanda Shopping mall which, with an area of ​​276,400 square metres, will be the largest shopping centre in Luanda, with six floors and three car parks.

The Comandante Gika project is the result of a partnership between the shareholders of Afripom, representing the Angolan investors, and Arrow Invest, which brings together international investors. (macauhub/AO)