The Pinnacle in Nairobi, which at a height of 300m will be the tallest skyscraper in Africa, easily exceeding Johannesburg’s 223m Carlton Centre. Well-positioned in the capital city’s vibrant financial hub of Upper Hill, only 16km from Jomo Kenyatta International al Airport, this landmark, luxury mixed-use development will include its own helipad, residential apartments and a 5 Star Hilton Hotel.
This $200 million project is arousing a great deal of interest in the marketplace. Backed by the Dubai-based project developers, White Lotus Group and Hass Petroleum of Nairobi, Kenya, the new luxury, development includes two glass-facade towers – one comprising 70 storeys with 20 floors commercial (11 offices and nine retail) and the balance consisting of 209 opulent residential apartments, and the other tower the 45-storey, 255-room Hilton Hotel with conference facilities, luxury spa, gym and open-air infinity pool.
The Pinnacle will include offices, a shopping mall and basement parking, as well as a viewing deck with views to Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Kenya. Other features are four high-speed passenger lifts dedicated for residents – travelling at six metres per second, a backup water supply served by borehole and water storage tanks, backup generators and built-in internet infrastructure, satellite TV and air conditioning.