Appolonia – City of Light, the mixed-use urban development near Accra, set the tone for discussions at the just ended West African Property Investment Summit with presentations focused on the project alongside proffering advice on bringing new large scale projects to life.
Speaking at the summit, Country Head for Rendeavour, Nick Langford reiterated “Africa is the place to be. The continent is bursting with opportunities and in West Africa, we’re creating something unique with each project we execute,”
Presenting on the Appolonia, City of Light project, Anthony Okyere, Chief Executive Officer of Appolonia, took delegates through the process involved in developing the mixed use project, and how it would change the urban landscape in Ghana. Delegates engaged in discussions on factors which contribute to the success of projects such as Appolonia, City of Light whilst and considering the failures of other projects.
Other discussions centred on, the macro and micro environment analysis, land acquisition processes, key interest assets and drivers of growth among many other things.
“The 2015 West Africa Property Investment Summit which happens to be the inaugural event has been very insightful with contributions made by the various speakers. We are certain that the relationships developed through the summit and the networking activities will generate many more opportunities and be nurtured to develop key partnerships in order to gain a competitive edge in our industry” said Katlego Tshetlo, the Event Project Manager for the WAPI Summit.
The West Africa Property Summit is a real estate event which brings together many players across the continent and offer delegates a complex learning environment with ample single speaking slots, panel discussions and key note addresses aimed to better understand the West African investment climate. This year’s forum placed more emphasis on networking with developers, investors, financiers and all other property professionals who participated in the summit.