Kenya Railways Corp seeking for investors to build mini-cities
|A prototype of Nairobi Railway city|
The mini cities will change the skyline in some of the cities, increase business activity, including tourism and light manufacturing in additon to turning the host cities into transport hubs. The corporation is thus targetting the kind of developers that are bidding for leases in Konza techno City.
To be developed jointly with investors on a long-term lease, the projects will be developed in Mombasa, Nairobi and Kisumu. The developments will include; ultra- modern Railway stations, direct rail links with the international airport in the host city, commercial buildings, an industrial park, shopping arcades and resorts, malls and restaurants among other facilities.
|A prototype of Mombasa Railway city|
The development in Mombasa will cost US$0.95 billion and will comprise of a variety of Commercial buildings; an international exhibition Centre, business park for light manufacturing; three Hotels with conference facilities for 1000 people a piece; a Shopping arcade, malls and restaurants and an entertainment park;
|A prototype of KisumU city|
The development will include a variety of commercial buildings; Business park for Light manufacturing/assembly; two Hotels with conference facilities for 1000 people each, a shopping arcade, malls and restaurants; a BPO park; an entertainment park; ultra-Modern railway station