Developer to build new 195 studio apartments in Nairobi West
By Estate Cloud - over 2 years ago - Kenya
A block of studio apartments is set to be constructed in Nairobi West by real estate development firm, West of Nairobi Ltd. The company has filed documents with the environmental regulatory body (NEMA) to build the thirteen-floor structure which will consist of a basement and a mezzanine, and is located along Gandhi Road in Nairobi West.
The site measures 0.1666 of an acre. The Nairobi West and South B areas have gained favour with investors for studio apartments in recent years following growth in the area’s population and its proximity to Nairobi’s CBD.
Nairobi County government approved the project plan according to the Environment Impact Assessment report. The plan shows a one block apartment with thirteen floors all of single rooms, with washrooms
. Each of the building’s floor will host fifteen units, a total of 195 studio units for the 13 floors. The project will also have a basement floor for parking and a mezzanine floor. Associated facilities include solar panels, water tanks, modern elevators, a CCTV system and garden.
The developer said the project will contribute to the availability of decent and affordable housing in the Nairobi West area with units set to be sold at a price of Ksh. 2.5m per unit.
The Government has partnered with strategic partners, both private and public, to realize the affordable housing goal.
Incentives have been created in form of tax and fee waivers to facilitate the growth of the Housing sector.