Northlands: Inside the Imposing Kshs 500 Billion City Owned By The Kenyatta Family
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Northlands: Inside Kshs 500 Billion City Owned By The Kenyatta Family

The Kenyatta family’s Northlands City is coming to fruition taking shape if you may, years after the projected was dispatched. The Shs500 billion undertaking has necessitated the government to expand the Eastern Bypass that connects Mombasa to Thika road in anticipation of heavy traffic. Northlands City will have a combination of low-to-high income residential sections, schools, agriculture zone, business space, a central business district sitting on 11,576 section of land .

Strategic Environmental Assessment

The land will be developed in a time of fifty-years cast in four stages. A Strategic Environmental Assessment completed on the city plan uncovers that the city will have a populace of 250,000.

Part of the assessment reads:

“……. the proposed development will ultimately house a population of 250,000 people. It is projected that this population will generate up to 30,000 vehicles per day on to Eastern Bypass and 27,000 vehicles per day on Thika Road.”

The blended use improvement will be placed into the accompanying employments:

Northlands Industrial Park

The city will moreover have a modern park that will sit on 695 sections of land . A logistic park will be set up in 650 acre of land of the land and the rest put away for Brookside Dairies. As indicated by an advancement report on Northlands City, land is being sold at Ksh 40,000,000 per acre after financial backers injected funds to develop infrastructure in the planned city.

This saw a project to connect residents to water, web, power, sewer and roads construction development started in October 2018.

Brookside and Gicheha Farm

Brookside is East Africa’s biggest milk processor that operates in twelve nations and has been doing business for a quarter century. The organization works with more than 200,000 dairy farmers giving a vital type of revenue for them. Brookside is right now the sole occupier of the immense real estate parcel sitting on 65 acres of land of Northlands City. Gicheha ranch, Brookside’s milk supplier, is additionally situated in the huge land parcel.

Uhuru Kenyatta Secondary School and Peponi School

86 sections of land of the city is involved by the two schools. Peponi School is a private foundation that contains the Peponi House Kabete Kindergarten, Preparatory School, and the Peponi Senior School.Uhuru Kenyatta Secondary School and peponi school

Residential Housing and the CBD

Northlands City has set aside 3,570 acres of land for private housing broken into three classifications – low, medium, and high-density residential housing each taking 3134 acres of land, 130 acres of land, and 306 acres of land respectively. As indicated by the arrangement, the city will also have a business region situated close to the Thika superhigway and Kenyatta University. As per the submitted report,

“The low density housing segment will have 601 villas and 1,320 town houses while the medium density area is reserved for 670 townhouses and 368 housing units in blocks of flats. A total of 6,980 units on block of flats and some 3,100 townhouses have been planned for the high density residential housing area.”