Construction on 77 On Independence retail complex to begin in 2014, Namibia
Economist.com.na - Mar 12th 2014, 09:24
The Ohlthaver & List Group announced earlier last month that construction of ‘77 on Independence’ will start during the second quarter of 2014. This new CBD development in Windhoek is a joint venture between Ohlthaver & List Group of Companies and Howard Chamberlain Architects.
77 On Independence offers a combination of retail, residential and office space
Broll Namibia, a subsidiary of the O & L Group has been appointed exclusive sales and leasing agents. Marco Wenk, Managing Director of Broll Namibia said, “This exciting development will include an upmarket retail floor on ground level as well as 11 apartment floors totaling 164 apartments. All apartments have been sold and completion of the development is anticipated for the first quarter of 2016.
The apartments range from one-bedroom to three-bedroom units and will include free access to an in-house gym and pool facilities. He said “at the same time we are also creating significant employment opportunities for Namibians, be it during the construction phase of the development or within the new retail environment.
We believe this contributes towards Ohlthaver & List Group’s purpose of ‘Creating a future, enhancing life.” 77 on Independence via its retail component will link Independence Avenue to the Old Breweries Craft Market, a precinct that already includes numerous high-quality retailers, businesses and service providers, as well as a gym, arts-and-crafts shops, exclusive hair salon, art gallery, a diamond retailer and various coffee shops.
O&L said with the recent rain that Windhoek has had, some members of the public expressed their concern about the seemingly rising water level. Said Wenk in response to queries from the public; “The Erf on which 77 On Independence will be built has been vacant since the first quarter of 2012. The property is situated above an underground water fountain and with time the ground water started to infiltrate through the surface.”
He continues: “The rising water level is being monitored by the project engineers to ensure that there is no risk to the adjacent buildings as well as the public. With construction to commence in the next couple of months, the standing water matter will be addressed and should thus no longer be a cause for concern.”
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