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Swiss take up Kigali hotel contract. Construction Manager - Global News. The $66m PlaYce Marcory centre in Abidjan, the commercial capital of Côte d’Ivoire, is to be the first of 80 across west and central Africa as demand grows for higher value goods and brands.

Construction Manager - Global News

The new mall was declared open by the President of Côte d’Ivoire, Alassane Ouattara. British company intends to build 170 hotels in Angola. September 9th, 2015 News British company GoldenPeaks Capital Holdings will build 170 two- and three star hotels in all 18 provinces of Angola over the next three years, and the contract of cooperation for the project was signed Tuesday in Luanda, Angolan news agency Angop reported.

British company intends to build 170 hotels in Angola

The contract of cooperation was signed between the British company and a consortium made up of the savings and credit bank Banco de Poupança e Crédito (BPC) and the Angola Business Corporation (ABC), and the investment required to build these hotels is estimated at US$1.2 billion. Designed by architectural firm Capinha Lopes ( the project will be carried out over three phases, the first of which started this year, including the construction of 40 hotels (28 two-star and 12 three-star), costing US$284.8 million. Radisson Blu to open in Congo. Carlson Rezidor announcing the opening of Radisson Blu M’Bamou Palace Hotel in Brazzaville, capital city of the Republic of Congo.

Radisson Blu to open in Congo

The upper upscale property with 178 rooms will be the first internationally branded hotel in Brazzaville and open in September 2015. “We are delighted to arrive in the Republic of Congo – the 26th African country we are present in. Africa is our most important growth market, and we want to further expand our network together with existing and new partners”, said Wolfgang M. Logements sociaux : Des investisseurs russes s’intéressent au Burkina. Dimanche 14 juin 2015 Le programme logement sociaux initié par le gouvernement burkinabè à de l’écho à l’extérieur de nos frontières.

Logements sociaux : Des investisseurs russes s’intéressent au Burkina

Des Russes se mobilisent pour apporter leur concours en termes d’investissement. Ils l’ont fait savoir au ministre de l’habitat et de l’urbanisme René Bessolé Bagoro qui a effectué du 5 au 15 juin 2015 une visite de travail à Tcheliabinsk en Russie. Dans ce pays avec lequel le Burkina Faso vient de renouer ses relations diplomatiques en décidant de la réouverture d’une ambassade à Moscou en février 2015, M.

Danish firms capitalising on African building boom. Africa is fast becoming a key market for Danish companies in the construction industry.

Danish firms capitalising on African building boom

A boom in private investment has resulted in fees on the continent being up to 30 percent higher than in Europe, Børsen reports. Of the ten fastest-growing economies in the world, six are in Africa, which is creating opportunities for contractors, architects and consulting engineers. New wave African business now accounts for 25 percent of turnover for the Danish multidisciplinary consultancy Niras, and Carsten Toft Boesen, the head of the company, explained why.

“There’s a new wave,” he said. Planificaciones Mundiales. Cabo Verde Marruecos España - Fuerteventura Grupo Planificaciones Mundiales Open to the World The internationalisation of corporations is based on several basic principles of economic strategy: quality, perseverance and leadership.

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Actis $1.5 Billion Africa Property Plan to Tap Middle Class. Actis LLP, a private-equity company, will lead investment of as much as $1.5 billion in African commercial property to meet rising demand from international companies targeting a growing middle class.

Actis $1.5 Billion Africa Property Plan to Tap Middle Class

“We are seeing a shift in interest from South African brands to European retailers” seeking opportunities in fast-growing economies such as Nigeria, Ghana and Kenya, Kevin Teeroovengadum, 39, director of Actis’ sub-Saharan Africa real estate unit, said in an interview in Johannesburg on June 11. “They want to tap into the emerging middle class.” Actis, which is based in London, plans to invest in projects including shopping centers, office towers and industrial parks that will come to fruition over the next five years, Teeroovengadum said.

The company will use the proceeds of its second African real estate fund that raised $280 million in October, while the rest of the investment will come from commercial partners and loans. South African retailers Shoprite Holdings Ltd. Mota-Engil Looking at Africa Projects Worth More Than $5 Billion. Mota-Engil SGPS SA, the Portuguese construction company that said March 20 it was seeking $5 billion of contracts in Africa, is now looking at an even larger figure, its chief executive officer said.

Mota-Engil Looking at Africa Projects Worth More Than $5 Billion

“The global value of the projects we are studying or have pre-qualified for is now superior to that,” Goncalo Martins said in an e-mailed response to questions yesterday. “Some of those projects will definitely be awarded to us.” Mota-Engil is among Portuguese builders expanding in Africa and Latin America as Portugal cuts spending to comply with terms of a 78 billion-euro ($101 billion) bailout. Louvre Hotels Group Targets Algeria. Europeans are emigrating to Africa in herds. Tunisie: Vers l'implantation d'une vingtaine d'unités hôtelières en Tunisie par le groupe Accor.

Par Béchir Lakani18/12/2012 à 12h11 En visite de travail en Tunisie le 17 et 18 décembre, Gérard Pelisson, président du groupe hôtelier et touristique français ACCOR, leader du secteur en Europe et dans le monde, a procédé ce matin, 18 décembre, à l’inauguration officielle des hôtels IBIS et NOVOTEL ACCOR, Avenue Mohamed V à Tunis, et ce avant d’être reçu par le président de la République au palais de Carthage.

Tunisie: Vers l'implantation d'une vingtaine d'unités hôtelières en Tunisie par le groupe Accor

Dans une déclaration à la presse au siège du ministère du Tourisme, Mr Pelisson s’est félicité du rendement des deux hôtels, qui sont ouverts depuis un an, en qualifiant l’ambiance d’«excellente», l’occupation étant satisfaisante grâce aux efforts conjugués de la direction et du personnel qui travaillent dans de très bonnes conditions. Hotels eye African expansion. Business travel to Nairobi has surged in recent years. Some of the world’s biggest hotel brands, including Marriott, Hilton and Rezidor, are planning to open hotels in Kenya to cash in on a surge in business travellers from China and the Middle East to East Africa’s biggest economy.

We have just gone through the Arab Spring and our hotels are fine Interest in Kenya from China and other new markets, including India and the United Arab Emirates, led to a 15 per cent surge in visitors to the country to 1.26 million last year, accounting for about 80 per cent of total bookings in Nairobi. Kenya is racing to improve facilities to meet this growing demand, which has important economic implications – the sector generated foreign exchange earnings of 98 billion shillings (€893 million) last year, second only to tea.

Its main airport, the biggest in East Africa, is being expanded to double its capacity to over four million passengers. Friedrich Schaefer named Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group appoints new Regional Director for Sub-Saharan. The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has announced the appointment of Friedrich Schaefer as the group’s Regional Director for Sub-Saharan Africa. Accor annonce 30 nouveaux hôtels en Afrique dans les quatre ans. Spanish Group to build 4,500 homes in Mozambique. {*style:<b> Spanish construction group Sanjose has signed an agreement with the Mozambican government for building 4,500 houses in three of the country’s provinces </b>*} The agreement with Mozambique’s Housing Promotion Fund (FFH) will see the creation of projects in the Marracuene district near Maputo, in the central town of Dondo and in the northern city of Nampula.

According to Sanjose chairperson Jacinto Gonzalez, 1,500 houses will be built at a cost of US$150mn within 24 months. Mozambican government sources said, “These 4,500 homes are just the first step towards a massive construction drive. The Mozambican government hopes to involve Sanjose in the construction of 100,000 houses over the next decade.” Gonzalez remarked, “The project plan will consist of two types of buildings. “The larger homes will be three bedroom flats in four storey buildings.

Sanjose has claimed that each house will be connected to the electricity grid and will have running water. Portuguese company to build private condominium in Maputo, Mozambique. August 7th, 2012 News Portuguese construction company Lucios is due in September to start building the first phase of Maputo Bay, a private residential condominium of real estate promoter Openspace with a view over Maputo bay, said Tiago Faria, who is responsible for the company’s international projects.

Portuguese company to build private condominium in Maputo, Mozambique

Cited by daily newspaper Oje, Faria said that the project in the Mozambican capital was the beginning of the company’s internationalisation process.