Global Trade Centre (GTC) Tower Appoints Knight Frank As Leasing Agent
By Estate Cloud - - Kenya
Commercial property developer, AVIC International Real Estate (Kenya) Ltd has appointed Knight Frank Kenya to oversee leasing of the Global Trade Centre (GTC) Office Tower in Nairobi.
The two firms signed the agreement which gives Knight Frank the responsibility for leasing out prime office space in the 42 – floor - 184-metre skyscraper situated along Waiyaki Way, Westlands.
In a media release, Knight Frank said GTC has world-class AAA standard offices and sits at a location ideal for Fortune Global 500 companies and renowned global corporations looking to leverage the mixed-use development.
“Adding the Global Trade Centre to our portfolio further demonstrates our market leadership in commercial property leasing in the country. GTC is a prime office space in Nairobi in arguably the best office location in the city. Our track record of catering to the best in class commercial office spaces will ensure we bring in a great mix of tenants to occupy this exclusive space,” Knight Frank Kenya Managing Director, Ben Woodhams said.
AVIC Kenya Managing Director, Frank Wang said GTC is the first HOPSCA (hotel, office, parking, shopping mall, convention, and apartment) project in Kenya.
"We enlisted the services of world-class designers, consultants and suppliers to work on this outstanding project for the Nairobi market. We are therefore glad to be working with Knight Frank Kenya who are highly regarded in the market and we value their competency in leasing commercial properties,” he said. Construction of the 43-storey mixed-use building began in 2015 with the cost of the building estimated to at about Ksh. 40 billion. The facility was expected to be complete by 2020.