The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has restated its commitment to ensuring ease of doing business in the Territory, to facilitate the rapid development of the city.
FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello gave assurance while commissioning the world class facility, built by Novare Real Estate Africa, in the tune of $54million Foreign Direct Investment (FDI).
Bello, who was represented by FCT Permanent Secretary, Sir Chinyeaka Ohaa, called on other investors to take advantage of the territory’s friendly business environment.
According to him, “I congratulate the management and staff of Novare Real Estate Africa, for yet another addition to the Novare series.
“I therefore reiterate my earlier call, during the opening of the Novare Gateway Mall on the Airport Expressway, for investors to take advantage of the Abuja’s ripe business environment now.”
Earlier in his address, the Chairman of Novare Central Mall, Prof. Fabian Ajogwu remarked that the the FCT Administration under the leadership of Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has provided enabling environment for investments.
On the benefits of Novare Central Mall to the FCT, the Chairman disclosed that already 5,000 direct and indirect jobs have been created, in addition to boosting the revenue profile of the Administration.
He expressed sincere gratitude to the FCT Minister, whose continued support and positive disposition towards Foreign Direct Investment has been most beneficial to the success of the project and investment in FCT.
The facility consists of 7,178m2 of retail space on the ground floor, housing the popular retail line, Shoprite.
Other facilities include grade-A offices, occupying three floors equipped with an access control basement parking and state-of the-art facilities.