Appolonia and Rendeavour lead discussions at 2015 WAPI Summit

25 November

Appolonia – City of Light, the mixed-use urban development near Accra, set the tone for discussions at the just ended West African Property Investment Summit with presentations focused on the project alongside proffering advice on bringing new large scale projects to life.

Speaking at the summit, Country Head for Rendeavour, Nick Langford reiterated “Africa is the place to be. The continent is bursting with opportunities and in West Africa, we’re creating something unique with each project we execute,”

Presenting on the Appolonia, City of Light project, Anthony Okyere, Chief Executive Officer of Appolonia, took delegates through the process involved in developing the mixed use project,  and how it would change the urban landscape in Ghana. Delegates engaged in discussions on factors which contribute to the success of projects such as Appolonia, City of Light whilst and considering the failures of other projects.

Other discussions centred on, the macro and micro environment analysis, land acquisition processes, key interest assets and drivers of growth among many other things.

“2015 West Africa Property Investment Summit which happens to be the inaugural event has been very insightful with contributions made by the various speakers. We are certain that the relationships developed through the summit and the networking activities will generate many more opportunities and be nurtured to develop key partnerships in order to gain a competitive edge in our industry” said Katlego Tshetlo, the Event Project Manager for the WAPI Summit.

The West Africa Property Summit is a real estate event which brings together many players across the continent and offer delegates a complex learning environment with ample single speaking slots, panel discussions and key note addresses aimed to better understand the West African investment climate. This year’s forum placed more emphasis on networking with developers, investors, financiers and all other property professionals who participated in the summit.

About Appolonia (

Appolonia is a 941-hectare, mixed-use urban development carefully planned for residential, commercial and light industry purposes – in a space integrated with schools, retail facilities and family parks.  Located 25 km from Accra’s Central Business District, Appolonia – City of Light will become home to 88,000 residents and 30,000 day visitors, creating a live-work-play social and economic hub that eases the burden of urbanisation on Ghana’s capital.

About WAPI Summit (

The West Africa Property Investment Summit (WAPI Summit) is a platform for top tier investors and property professionals across the region to gain insights & better understand the regions real estate markets.

At the WAPI Summit, delegates are set to learn first-hand about the region’s investment processes, proven case studies and gain legal & financial insights into the thriving West African real estate industry. Delegates have the opportunity to network, nurture and develop key partnerships to gain a competitive edge in the industry.


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