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Eko Atlantic City, Fine & Country partner to showcase Nigeria in London – Business Day, 7 OCT 2017

South Energyx Nigeria Limited, the developer and planner of Eko Atlantic City, Nigeria’s premium smart city situated adjacent to Victoria Island, has partnered Fine & Country West Africa to showcase Nigeria as a viable real estate investment destination leveraging Refined Investors Series 2017 scheduled for October 6 and 7, 2017 in London. The event, a leading premium real estate forum with the theme, ‘Taking Nigeria to the World,’ is targeted at Nigerians in Diaspora and other international investors.
The event is focusing on unique real estate opportunities in Nigeria that are safe, secure and highly sustainable. It also targets affluent and high net-worth individuals and astute investors in the Diaspora. The series also aims to celebrate the best of Nigerian real estate.

During the forum, Eko Atlantic City will be exhibiting to showcase the expertise that have been put into building of the global city of world class design which has been predicted to be the next financial capital of Africa. Also, a documentary video that depicts milestone of the city as a blend of infrastructure, engineering and technology will be shown to the audience. Ronald Chagoury Jr, vice chairman of South Energyx Nigeria Limited, observed in a statement obtained by BusinessDay, “Eko Atlantic City is excited to be part of the Refined Investors Series in the United Kingdom. The road show will grant investors in Diaspora the opportunity to invest directly in Eko Atlantic City. The road show will certainly restore the confidence of Nigerians in Diaspora who are unwilling to invest in the country’s real estate sector.”
Eko Atlantic’s smart planning showcases the best in urban design and is divided into 10 districts, for phases 1 and 2 only, and connected with modern and efficient transport systems integrated with the Lagos waterways. The Business District is home to the future financial hub of Africa, and covers 700,000 square meters of prime real estate. The city will fulfil the residential needs of Lagos state, while also catering to her commercial needs. Other highlights of development in the city at the moment include the completion of 14 bridges, the Great Wall of Lagos, which has reduced the ocean surge into Victoria Island and environs, and the completed Eko Pearl Towers, amongst others.
The City has a state-of-the-art 24/7 infrastructure network, including 21st Century communications system, quality road network and uninterrupted electricity supply, making it a compelling place to live and work. Upon completion, Eko Atlantic will accommodate about 300,000 people as residents while 200,000 individuals are expected to commute to the city on a daily basis either for work or business transaction.

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