Arusha is known as the gateway to the northern tourist circuit which links visitors to some of the most beautiful tourist attractions such as the Mount Kilimanjaro, Ngorongoro, Serengeti, Tarangire, Lake Natron and Eyasi.
Recent developments in the city that also houses the EAC headquarters has seen the skyline change with one of the latest addition being the Jakaya Kikwete Ngorongoro Tower. Named after former President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, the towering Jakaya Kikwete Ngorongoro Tower (JKNT) is owned and managed by the Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority (NCAA).
The JKNT project, once completed at the end of July 2018, will be a mixed-use project with financial institutions, retail/shops, offices, restaurants and hotel apartments that serve an advantage over the other buildings, as the beauty and aesthetic qualities of the building captures the attention of prospective tenants.
Located at the heart of downtown Arusha along Goliondoi Road and Makongoro Road, the property is ideally situated in a neighbourhood that includes the AICC, Regional Police Station, East African Community, Palace Hotel, Bank Of Tanzania, Tanzania Revenue Authority and Arusha Regional Offices.
The 17 storey building which is owned by Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority (NCAA) is so far the tallest building in Arusha City. It was designed by Afri-Arch Associates featuring Maasai Bomas commonly referred to as ‘Emanyata’.
“What sets us apart is the fact that rent here is charged quarterly in advance, with a maximum of two months rent free period during partition period,” says the Property Manager, Mr. Marco Inegeja Silabi
Given its prime location, the building is expected to be a one-stop centre for tourism where all Tourism activities will be carried out under one roof.
“The Authority welcomes all Tourism stakeholders ranging from Airlines, Banks and other Financial Institutions, Insurance, Tour Operators and Guides to come and take offices to this prestigious building.”
And just like many of today’s modern buildings, JKNT has world class amenities that give tenants peace of mind while on the premises with 24-hour maximum security.
The building, which stands at 76.85 metres, also boasts two parking floors which can accommodate 66 internal vehicles while an adjacent open space is dedicated for ample outside parking bays for tenants and visitors, water tanks, storage area plus other modern services.
JKNT also has four commercial floors which will house the NCAA information centre, Commercial banks, bureau de changes, restaurants, shopping malls and retails shops.
According to Dr. Camilius Lekule, the architect behind the design, the building’s life span is expected to be more than a century from the date of completion.
Apart from boosting tourism, the building is also set to bring in revenue sources for the government.
For further details, viewing and letting arrangements, please contact Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority (NCAA) via +255713 225 775 and firstname.lastname@example.org