Nairobi, Kenya (24th Nov 2010) – Ecotech, the engineering design and project management consultancy has been commissioned by client Zenj Real Estate Company as lead consultants for architecture, structural, mechanical and electrical engineering design, supervision and complete construction and project management services for the Ocean Heights tower development in Mombasa. This is the first luxury development of Zenj Real Estate at the Mombasa, Kenya.
The project consists of six-storey super luxury residential apartments and the building will be a modern, low maintenance, user-friendly facility. The Ocean Heights development comprises four and five-bedroom high specification apartments and penthouse with high-tech elevator facilities. This residential tower project will be built in one of the most sought after locations in the Mombasa.
Ecotech’s challenging aspects of the concept design was accommodating the client’s strict requirement of unit layouts within a changing envelope; the design evolved to maximize views toward the Indian Ocean and standardizes the units to accommodate the client request.
The project is currently in schematic and detailed design stage and scheduled to commence on site in mid Jan 2011. Ecotech will be in charge of managing the construction planning, project schedules, and handling operational, construction issues and procurement strategy.
The development will be one of the highest quality project in Mombasa; says Eng. Ahmed Kirish, Ecotech operations director, he added; ‘This mutual trust that has been developed between the Ecotech and the clients, based on the clients’ satisfaction and the high standards of the company, has firmly positioned Ecotech’s name as a symbol of quality and trust.”
Ecotech managing director Eng. Ali Hussein commented: “Ecotech is delighted to work with Zenj Real Estate Developer in the realisation of its vision and the awarding of this major project gives us a further opportunity to develop our successful working relationship. The Ocean Heights development is one of the most pioneering and innovative developments in Mombasa and we look forward to working successfully with Zenj Real Estate to ensure the on-time completion of the project.”