Tatu City has appointed global engineering firm SMEC as the lead infrastructure consultant for phase two of the Tatu Industrial Park project.
Samuel Gathukia, Project Manager, Tatu City made the announcement and said under the contract, SMEC will oversee the design, tender processing and construction of infrastructure. Phase two development has already started and is expected to be completed by the end of May 2022.
“Following a highly competitive selection process, we appointed SMEC due to its expertise and commitment to excellent service delivery across small and mega projects worldwide. Our partnership with SMEC underpins our commitment to expand Tatu City’s international standard infrastructure to the second phase of Tatu Industrial Park,” said Mr. Gathukia.
The City, located 30 minutes from Westlands, Tatu City represents a new way of living for Kenyans, creating a unique live, work and play environment that is free from traffic congestion and long-distance commuting. It is a mixed-use development with homes, schools, offices, a shopping district, medical clinics, nature areas, a sport and entertainment complex and manufacturing area for more than 250,000 residents and tens of thousands of day visitors.
Phase one of the industrial park is 90% sold. The Park has more than 60 businesses have opened or started development, 5,000 homes are completed or under construction and two schools – Crawford International and Nova Pioneer – educate more than 3,000 students daily.
Regional and multi-national businesses. Industry leaders at Tatu Industrial Park include Dormans, Cooper K-Brands, Davis & Shirtliff, Cold Solutions, Copia, Friendship Group, FFK, Twiga Foods and Stecol, among others. In the second phase Kenya Wine Agencies, majority owned by Distell of South Africa, broke ground in February on a state-of-the-art, Ksh. 4 billion production and distribution facility.