The story of Eko Atlantic starts here…
Eko Atlantic city’s story started in 2003 when the Lagos State Government was in search of a permanent solution to protect Bar Beach in Victoria Island from the effects of severe coastal erosion, and to safeguard Victoria Island from the threat of flooding. Between 2003 and 2005 South Energyx Nigeria Limited, the developers and city planners of Eko Atlantic, engaged in a feasibility study with international experts to solve the problem once and for all. This chronology begins in 2005.
Our CityThis new Nigerian city will rise from what was in existence over a hundred years ago. Land reclamation work is already on track to create solid foundations extending over ten square kilometres. This will support a new urban development the size of the Manhattan district of New York City.
FutureLagos and Eko Atlantic are expected to become the new financial epicentre of West Africa by the year 2020. By that time, Nigeria will be one of the world’s 20 largest economies. Eko Atlantic is the essential city for Lagos currently under construction off Bar Beach, Victoria Island.
ReshapeEko Atlantic will change the face of Africa and will help Lagos State transform itself into megacity status on the world map. This state will provide space for the 25 million people expected to live and work in the region by the year 2015. Eko Atlantic is a creative and ambitious development and is rapidly becoming a source of great national pride in Nigeria.
Eko Atlantic City: Developers say infrastructure development is a priority (1/15/2015) - Messrs South Energyx Nigeria Limited, developers of the multi-billion naira Eko Atlantic City, Victoria Island, Lagos have noted that infrastructure development in the sprawling city such as roads, drainage, power supply and transportation system is a matter so that there would be connection within the city when the construction of the entire ultra modern city […] Eko Atlantic City developers hasten project (12/24/2014) - UPDATE City illuminated as first skyscraper ready by Feb. 2016 The potential and wouldbe investors of the multi-billion naira Eko Atlantic City project are in for good times, as a section of Eko Boulevard, the first paved road in the emerging city is now being adorned with streetlights. Even as the developers forge ahead with […] CNN’s ‘Inside Africa’ takes a look at the changing architectural landscape of Nigeria (12/12/2014) - The Nigerian Voice, December 12th, 2014, By: ModernGhana Editor’s Desk Nigeria is building for the future. From vast developments in Lagos, to cutting edge design in Calabar, the country is building to keep up with its growing business, sport and tourism demands. This week on CNN’s ‘Inside Africa’, host Soni Methu visits the big developments […]