Upcoming Mega Projects - Africa


Posted on 23 Jul. 2018

Location: Kenya
Project: Student Housing Units & Affordable Houses
Value: USD 200,000,000
Client: Century Developments Limited
Website: www.kuramocapital.com

Development of 10,000 purpose-built student housing units and 7,500 affordable houses in Kenya. The investment by Consonance Kuramo will facilitate the acceleration of the Group’s pipeline of new investments as part of a planned total investment of US $200 million to be made in the next 5 years. The partnership with Consonance Kuramo marks an important milestone for Century Developments.

Location: South Africa
Project: Cape Town International Airport Runway Upgrade
Value: USD 315,000,000
Client: Airport Company South Africa (ACSA)
Website: www.airports.co.za

Cape Town Airport has been pushing improvements to its runway for some years and the confirmation of the project in earty 2018 allows the company to be capable of accommodating some of the world’s largest aircraft. The primary runway will be extended to 3500 metres, allowing for larger Code F aircraft such as the Airbus 380 to land safely. Furthermore, the development of parallel and rapid exit taxiways will reduce plane congestion while improving safety. 

Location: Egypt
Project: Badya Compound In Sixth Of October City
Value: USD 18,000,000,000
Client: Palm Hills Developments
Website: www.palmhillsdevelopments.com

Egypt’s second largest listed real estate developer firm Palm Hills Developments launched its newest residential flagship Badya Compound in Sixth of October City, 38km from the centre of Cairo. The project includes residential units and villas with a unique architectural design that reflects the concepts of practicality and innovation to provide a distinctive lifestyle. Its green spaces spread throughout the city which provides an enjoyable and healthy life.

Location: Sudan, Egypt
Project: Electricity Link with Sudan
Value: USD 500,000,000
Client: Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company
Website: www.eehc.gov.eg

10 companies will be invited to participate in the legal tender and submit their bids, including ABB, General Electric, Siemens, State Grid, Schneider Electric, and El-Sewedy. Technical Committee formed by the Ministry of Electricity has identified the planned capacity to be between 250 and 300 MW and the point of landing of cables in Egyptian territory in coordination with the armed forces. The sources revealed the continuation of negotiations with the banks to finance the Egyptian tranche in the project, with an estimated cost of $500m.

Location: Tanzania
Project: Water Chemical Factory at Mlandizi
Value: USD 112,000,000
Client: JUNACO Tanzania Limited
Website: www.junacogroup.com

Production of water treatment chemicals by the multibillion factory whose construction kicked off at Mlandizi, Coast JUNACO Tanzania Limited has partnered with Malaysian Serba Dinamik Holdings Berhad to construct the 256bn/- factory.

Upon its completion, the project will create 700 direct jobs, The factory at fully operational, will provide reliable market for salt producers, some of whom are contemplating closing their businesses due to lack of reliable markets. The plant will be consuming 2,500 tonnes of salt monthly.

Location: Uganda
Project: Second Kampala Institutional & Infrastructure Development 
Value: USD 183,750,000
Client: Kampala Capital City Authority
Website: www.kcca.go.ug

Project is to enhance the quality of roads infrastructure and associated investments in Kampala City for improved city mobility. The component will focus mainly on the construction and rehabilitation of the existing roads network and associated infrastructure. The project will have two components: (i) support to City Wide Road Infrastructure and associated investments, and (ii) Institutional and Systems Development Support. 

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