Beverages Services Kenya
Industrial Area, Kenya
In April 2002, Beverage Services Kenya Ltd. (at the time a subsidiary of Coca-Cola) appointed Acorn as Project Manager and Lead Consultant for the US$ 10 Million Bottling Plant for the popular ‘Dasani’ water and ‘Bibo’ Juices. This fast-tracked project involved the conversion of an existing concentrate plant into a bottling plant with a PET, Tetra Pak, and Water Bottling line, demolition of existing walls without compromising the integrity of the structure and installation of the new insulated metal roof was key to success. The project was successfully completed in 20 weeks.
Hospital Road, Kenya
In February 2005, UAP Insurance appointed Acorn as Project Advisors for the KSh 600 million office development on Hospital Road, Nairobi. Our role included the review of all project documentation, correspondence and procedures, attending and advising UAP at all principal project meetings and monitoring the project’s implementation performance on UAP’s behalf. The project was completed in 2008 and let out in its entirety to a leading local Financial Institution.
Former Coca-Cola HQ
Upper Hill, Kenya
In September 2006, Acorn was awarded the contract to project manage the New Regional Head Office for Coca-Cola. The unique 50,000 sq. ft. building is a landmark at the heart of the prestigious Upper Hill Commercial District. Project goals were not only achieved but exceeded the agreed expectations, coming below budget and delivering excellent results on quality. It offers an elegant business environment with an extensive parking bay, luxurious relaxation amenities, prestigious office suites and a beautiful view of the surrounding gardens. This project was completed in 2008.
Deloitte East Africa
Waiyaki Way, Kenya
In 2008, Deloitte appointed Acorn to manage the development process of their new office headquarters. Completed in 2010, this development is a 50,000 sq. ft. ultra-modern office that embraces state-of-the-art technology and has become a key landmark for westbound traffic exiting Nairobi along Waiyaki Way.
Manga Close, Kenya
In April 2009, Acorn was awarded the contract to Project manage the APHRC (African Population and Health Research Centre) new offices and Campus block. The ultra-modern building has a conference centre that accommodates 60 people, auditorium with seating capacity of 120 with breakout rooms, data centre to host library facility, meditation room, bulk storage and archives. The project deadlines were met and the building was handed over in May 2011.
Kahawa West, Kenya
Farmer’s Choice is the region’s largest producer of meat and meat products for both local and international markets. In 2009, Acorn was appointed as the Project Manager for a state-of-the-art Beef Abattoir that was to be developed on a green field site adjacent to Farmer’s Choice head office and pork abattoir in Kahawa West, Nairobi. The project involved complex installations including imported abattoir machinery, large refrigeration plants, compressed air systems, hot water and steam plants, waste treatment and biogas plants etc. The project was developed to the Food & Agriculture Organisation of United Nations (FAO) and World Health Organisation (WHO) standards. The project was completed in May 2011 under budget and on time.
Acorn House is a joint venture between Acorn Properties Limited and Renco Holdings Limited which was mandated to develop a commercial office building on James Gichuru Road for partly owner-occupation and open market rental of surplus space. Acorn house occupies approximately 40,000 sq. ft. with ample parking and tastefully landscaped gardens. It was completed in November 2012.
Nakawa Business Park
Nakawa Business Park is an iconic grade A office development that offers modern detailed planning of tailored office accommodation. The project defines anew the existing standards for quality office developments in Uganda and East Africa. It is the first of its kind in Uganda and spreads over approximately 400,000 sq. ft. The project consists of 4 blocks of 8 storeys each, covering approximately 250,000 sq. ft. of prime office space and 135,000 sq. ft. of basement parking. The project was completed in 2013 and has become a key landmark in Kampala.
This modern development offers 65 offices and specialist retail suites with common access and ample parking. It is located in the popular suburb of Karen, fronting onto Karen Road. The project was completed and fully sold out in 2014.
Mashiara Office Park
Mashiara Park is set on 32 acres within the leafy neighbourhood of Loresho. The site is approximately 11km from Nairobi’s Central Business District. Phase 1 of the Master Plan development comprises of bespoke office accommodation with an ultra-modern design. Phase 1 of the project was completed in 2015.
Tiara Office Park
This is a premier office development located in the suburb of Lavington, Nairobi. It is a 6-storey building with 2 office wings on each floor. Gross area is approximately 17,000 sq. m. with 205 parking bays. The project was a Joint Venture between Crown Paints & Building Products and Acorn. The development was completed in 2016.
67 Gitanga Place
67 Gitanga Place is a Grade A office complex in Lavington off Gitanga Road, approximately 8kms to the West of Nairobi City Center. It has a lettable space of 41, 312 sq. ft. It was completed in December 2017 and sold to StanLib Fahari REIT in May 2018.