The Ruparelia Group has once again unveiled the re-development of the former Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) headquarters on Yusuf Lule Road in Kampala, with a multi-million dollar massive Business Park, that will host office premises, a shopping centre, health and leisure amenities among others.
City business mogul, Dr Sudhir Ruparelia the founding father and Chairman of the Ruparelia Group said that Kampala’s skyline massive project ‘ The Pearl Business Park’, an 18-acre mixed-use facility that will host a 5-star hotel, a shopping mall and a modern hospital, (when complete) is expected to open shop in 15 months time.
“This latest project is one of several dozen of greenfield projects, One of very many to come in the near future, largely to feed Uganda’s growing demand for high quality and sustainable retail, residential, office and industrial solutions,” Dr Sudhir said.
Dr Sudhir added that Uganda is home and the group is committed to continuously investing in modern and innovative real estate solutions to feed her growth and needs.
“Uganda is very special to us (as Ruparelia Group) because, it is our home, where it all started. Uganda is our home and we are proud to share in and participate in her dreams and aspirations. Every developing country needs a matching stock of high-quality real estate infrastructure to fuel further growth and you can always count on us to play that role, so you can be able to focus on your core business,” Dr Sudhir added.
Rajiv Ruparelia the director of Ruparelia Group said the Pearl Business Park’s location, design and amenities have been optimised to maximise functionality, health and safety and productivity in mind and subsequently value for money for its occupants.
“It is essentially a green office, sustainably designed, to minimise the negative impact on the environment, while enhancing the health and comfort of the building’s occupants,” Mr Rajiv said.
“Amenities such as thriving pedestrian and people spaces, ample parking as well as rich and vast landscapes as well as the building’s layout design have been sustainably designed to optimise daylight and air quality,” he added.
According to building schematics, the Pearl Business Park will be installed with a fully automated fire detection system on all floors.
In case a fire breaks out, “the building will be fitted with three forms and three extinguishers on each floor with an elaborate fire sprinkler system backed up by a 145,200-litre reserve tank”.
Easily accessible staircases is a must on all levels.
For security, access control protocols will be followed on top of 24-hour dedicated security and 170 CCTV cameras in all public areas.
The building will have 16 lettable floors with 27,240sqm of built-up area. There will be two parking floors, accommodating 360 cars.