Uganda’s Richest Biollionare, Dr. Sudhir Ruparelia of the Ruparelia Group has unveiled a multi-million dollar property dubbed the “Kampala Business Park, that will host office premises, a shopping center, health and leisure amenities among others.
This comes as the business mogul embarks on a massive plan for the re-development of the former Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) headquarters on Yusuf Lule Road in Kampala, with
The Ruparelia Group released the schematic representations of the latest Kampala’s skyline massive project over the weekend.
The Pearl Business Park, as the group dubbed it is an 18-acre mixed-use facility that will host a 5-star hotel, a shopping mall, and a modern hospital when complete.
The project is expected to be finished in15 months’ time, the Ruparelia group management said in an internal briefing document seen by this website.
The schematic descriptions say the first phase is expected to be completed in 2023. Phase one of the project will cater to office space while the building will have 16 lettable floors with 27,240 sqm of built-up area.
There will be two parking floors, accommodating 360 cars.
Ruparelia Group Managing Director Rajiv Ruparelia said the Pearl Business Park’s location, design and amenities have been optimized to maximize 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 negative impact on the environment, while enhancing the health and comfort of the building’s occupants. 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,” Rajiv said.
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 are 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.
Building amenities will include a state-of-the-art fitness center/sauna, provision for internet cable connection points to the building, access to dual fiber optics internet connections from Kira Road and Yusuf Lule Road.