January 6, 2020

Development: Riverside Square, Nairobi, Kenya.

Dapo Runsewe

  • Name: Riverside Square;
  • Location: Riverside Drive, Nairobi, Kenya;
  • Use: Mixed Use;
  • Floors: 11;
  • Architects: Bowman Associates;
  • Main Contractor: Rokoh (Kenya) Construction, part of Roko Construction;
  • Structural Engineers: Ngasi Consulting Engineers;
  • M.E.P Contractor: LDK Consulting;
  • Quantity Surveyors: Mace YMR;
  • Gross Lettable Space (Retail): 18,000 sq ft (c.1,672sqm);
  • Gross Lettable Space (Office): 115,000 sq ft (c.10,684sqm);
  • Expected Completion: April 2021.
  • Published – January 6th, 2020.

Riverside Square is a proposed mixed-use development located opposite the Chilean Embassy at Riverside Drive, Nairobi, Kenya. It is being built to serve residential, retail and office purposes.

The Riverside Square development consists of 4 different segments/areas namely:

1. Upper West Side

The Upper West Side at Riverside Square will host two floors of retail shops, a supermarket, cafes, restaurants, and convenience stores to serve the everyday needs of residents. 11 floors of office space above will provide Grade A office suites for businesses of varying sizes and business occupants will have access to leisure amenities in the Lower West Side. The retail section will consist of 18,000 sq ft (c.1,672sqm) and the office space would be 115,000 sq ft (c.10,684sqm) of office space of varying sizes from 500 sq ft (c.46sqm).

2.  Lower West Side

The Lower West Side is home to 1 and 2-bed apartments targeting individuals and small families who will benefit from facilities including a gymnasium, heated swimming pool, and rooftop entertainment space. Connected to the Upper West at the podium level, residents are close to the retail offering next door.

Development Post: Riverside Square, Nairobi, Kenya.
Landscape View, Riverside Square, Nairobi, Kenya.

3. Upper East Side

The Upper East Side is also home to 1 and 2-bed apartments, as well as 3 and 4-bed penthouse duplexes. Residents will have access to a heated swimming pool and courtyard gardens within the Upper East Side as well as the array of amenities across the bridge on the west side as it is in the Lower West Side. It is connected by a signature bridge to the Lower West Side.

4. Lower East Side

This segment/area, the Lower East Side,  is a collection of 3-bed apartments with its rooftop swimming pool, poolside relaxation area, and gymnasium, as well as access to the townscape amenities and facilities aforementioned.

The construction commenced in July 2019 and is expected to be completed in Q2:2021.

Development Post: Riverside Square, Nairobi, Kenya.
Development Post: Riverside Square, Nairobi, Kenya.
Development Post: Riverside Square, Nairobi, Kenya.
Development Post: Riverside Square, Nairobi, Kenya.
Development Post: Riverside Square, Nairobi, Kenya.
Development Post: Riverside Square, Nairobi, Kenya.
Development Post: Riverside Square, Nairobi, Kenya.
Development Post: Riverside Square, Nairobi, Kenya.

 

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