NIOB commends works at Abuja World Trade Centre
THE Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB) has commended the quality of work and innovation put into the World Trade Center in Abuja, describing the project as a true representation of a 21st century development.
Speaking when the executive members of the Nigerian Institute of Building (Abuja chapter) visited the World Trade Center Abuja, Vice Chairman of NIOB Abuja Chapter, Oghagha James, stated that the WTC Abuja is a 21st century development that will be envy to other African countries adding that the institute is ready to partner with individuals and private organizations such as Churchgate Group who share in the ideology of NIOB. “It is imperative to give the community the confidence that the buildings that are being constructed are functional, safe and comfortable on a consistent basis and are of global best practice”, he said.
He urged government and the private sector to support builders and other relevant stakeholders in delivering quality housing that addresses the needs of the Nation.
In his response, Group Managing Director, Churchgate Group, Vinay Mahtani spoke on the need for key stakeholders within the real estate industry to be innovative, adding that in an increasingly complex and challenging world of construction, only the best practitioners will be able to deliver the performance necessary for success time after time.
He commended the officials for the courtesy call and stressed that the partnership between the Institute and Churchgate Group will be further strengthened.
Speaking on the rationale for bringing the World Trade Center to Abuja, Mahtani stated that the organization’s aim is to build a city within a city, where people can live, work and play in a composite location.
According to him, “the WTC Abuja features AAA offices, luxury residences, upscale shopping and hospitality that offers unparallel luxury and comfort to those seeking a lifestyle above the rest. “Occupants or tenants do not have to bother about the infrastructure challenges within the Abuja metropolis as services such as electricity, water, utilities, security and road network are all taken care of once you enter the World Trade Center Abuja”, he stated.
Churchgate Group, established in 1968, is Nigeria’s most visionary developer of luxury commercial buildings and multi-family residential towers.
With nearly a half-century of business success in Nigeria, the Churchgate Group has embarked on the most iconic real estate projects in sub-Sahara Africa. The Nigerian Institute of Building is the professional body for Builders and those who are about to be engaged in the Building Profession.