UPDATED JUNE 2020

21 Storey Development, Uyo, Akwa Ibom, Nigeria

Off Udo Udoma Avenue, Uyo, Akwa Ibom, Nigeria

Commencement Date

2017

Completion Date

2020

Size

Floors

21


Developer

Akwa Ibom State Government

Main Contractor

VKS Construction Limited

Project Managers

VKS Construction Limited

Structural Engineers

VKS Construction Limited

Architects

Electrical Engineers

VKS Construction Limited

Mechanical Engineers

VKS Construction Limited

Sub Contractor

Quantity Surveyors

Christened as a “Smart Building” by the Akwa Ibom State Government in 2018, this 21-storey office development is located in the Central Business District of Uyo in Akwa-Ibom State. It is situated in one of Nigeria’s oil-producing states, the development site has a land area of 48,200 square meters and a total build area of 18,639 square meters. The gross lettable area is yet to be confirmed.

Construction works on the development commenced in Q2:2017 and completion is slated for Q4:2020. It is being developed by the Akwa Ibom State Government, who appointed VKS Construction Limited as the main contractors. 

The 21-storey development is 108.8 meters high, 5.8 meters taller than Famfa Oil Tower that is currently under construction. Making it the tallest building in the south-south region of Nigeria upon completion. The ground floor designed to harbour banks and cafe/restaurants with a floor to ceiling height of 7 meters, the 2nd to 20th floor will offer office space that, according to the governor, will be leased out to international oil companies and world-class corporate organizations. The 21st floor serves as a terrace which will offer the occupants a great landscape view of the city of Uyo.

The amenities and features of this building include 500 parking bays, 4 elevators, access control systems, humidity and temperature sensors, central cooling system, fire electric pumps, technical rooms E30 cabling for S90 fire, boom barrier for cars and a mechanical floor that controls sewage and takes care of waste disposal.

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