Africa Logistics Properties (ALP) has opened a new warehouse facility at its West Logistics Park in Limuru, a move aimed at easing supply chain management for small and medium-sized enterprises.
The new 107,639 square feet facility named Kyoga is part of the larger ALP West Complex which, upon completion, will comprise seven phases of up to 1,076,391 square feet of grade A warehousing.
Speaking during the official opening of the warehouse, Trade, Investment, and Industry Cabinet Secretary (CS) Moses Kuria lauded ALP for the move and underscored the government’s commitment to attracting investors in the country.
“I want to reiterate the commitment of the government to promote investments and welcome investors to create jobs and help increase income and improve Kenya’s competitiveness on the regional and global stages,” said Kuria.
ALP Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Richard Hough reaffirmed the company’s commitment to providing quality warehousing for all businesses thus making the operations easier for its customers.
“Our commitment to ensuring all our tenants, and by extension other businesses in Kenya, experience climate-smart and modern warehousing that meets their current and future needs. Kyoga, just as the Courtyard, our first development at ALP West, is designed for small and medium-sized enterprises to modern warehousing,” said Hough.
He further noted that the energy and water-saving initiatives in the warehouse will enable the tenants to enjoy the facility in addition to reflecting on stronger bottom lines that will allow them to scale up and grow their businesses.
Africa Logistics Properties (ALP) is a specialist integrated property investment & development company that acquires, develops and manages modern Grade A warehouses across East Africa.
Headquartered in Mauritius with a dedicated team of professionals in East Africa ALP delivers both speculative warehouse developments for the occupier market and rent-to-own (‘BTS’) options.
ALP has two locations, ALP North and ALP West. ALP North is Kenya’s first modern grade-A logistics and distribution park of 50,000 sqm of leasable space in Northern Nairobi on a 22 acre that is 25km North of Nairobi’s CBD. The site benefits from close access to both the Thika superhighway and Eastern Bypass. 22,400sqm of ALP North has been leased.
ALP North development has recently been certified in the Excellence in Design for Greater Efficiencies (EDGE) green building rating system as the first green sustainable warehousing in Africa.
ALP West on the other hand, is the second grade-A logistics and distribution park by ALP. Strategically located on the A104 Nairobi-Nakuru highway on 49 acres ALP West covers 100,000sqm of international standard warehousing for the occupier rental market for delivery.