Chief Operating Officer of Edmark City Development Company, Nigeria, Mr. Bien Wapanio called on the government and the private sector to invest in the Edmark City project, a luxury smart city in the heart of Lagos, aimed at reducing the housing problems and also to tackle unemployment rate in the country.
Wapanio made the call in Lagos at the official launch of the Edmark City luxury apartment which is now selling.
The Edmark City project is driven by a strong sense of growth and development in the housing sector and the Nigerian economy.
Furthermore, he said the company had awarded the superstructure contract for the entire project to Al Mansour Engineering and Contracting Limited, noting that Al Mansour is a company with a long track record and he believes that by working with them, Edmark City will reach greater heights as a superstructure with a quality finish.
“Iconic City located in Lagos Epe Express Road at 3rd Roundabout, Lekki Phase I, Lagos, Nigeria is expected to be completed by 2024.
Wapanio noted that the property is in a prime location and a prestigious address, making it an excellent investment towards a more modern, serene and conducive lifestyle, adding, “With the rates of urbanization, increasing pressure to the global scale is increasing to make cities more efficient, using technology and innovation. take up the challenge of urban sustainability”.
Wapanio, explained that “The Town of Edmark was designed and shaped to create a modern and sustainable urban environment for people to shop, work, live and play in the heart of the growing town of Lekki. .
“The city is in line with the Lagos State Government’s vision of being a mega-city. It will be the first iconic smart city and blockchain-powered real estate in Africa. The property offers one-stop luxury living at an affordable price.
“It will be the most comfortable home for everyone – away from traffic jams, shopping mall living experience, 24/7 security and electricity.”
The Chairman and CEO of Edmark International, Mr. Sam Low Ban Chai, said in his speech; “Nigeria remains critical to Edmark’s growth in Africa, and we remain invested in seeing its people and communities thrive through our vision and healthy living products.”
Ban Chai noted that to give back to the Nigerian people, Edmark remains in the country to continually contribute to infrastructure and human resource development, adding, “We see a long and bright future here.