The African investment arm of The Christie Company, Africa Integras serves as advisor and investor in education infrastructure projects across the continent.
University Public-Private Partnerships: Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) agreements with governments and public universities with academic or student housing projects backed by occupancy guarantees or land grants.
Private University Master-planned Community: Private universities anchoring a large land parcel. Provide long-term BOT to university and develop surrounding land to include housing, commercial or leisure facilities. Both brownfield and greenfield.
Sector Specific Mixed-use Vocational and Secondary School Training: Secondary schools or vocational training facilities in and around a commercial enterprise such as hospitality, healthcare, construction, IT or other trade-based enterprises.
Distance Learning Programs: Create or expand distance learning programs affiliated with partner universities in which the universities share in the profits from enrolment and students attend special on-site programs during vacation breaks to enhance revenues on dormitory facilities.
Private Student Financing Products: Partner with local banks and pension funds to introduce pilot student loan programs guaranteed by students’ local communities and further credit-enhanced by local pension funds.
Incubator Enterprises and Local Merchants: Spin-off businesses developed at partner universities (as well as synergistic retailers and companies that can employ students and graduates) and have scalable growth potential.
PROJECT SIZE: $64 million
CONCESSION PERIOD: 25 years
FACILITIES: Free standing buildings for College of Humanities, the College of Education, the College of Basic and Applied Sciences and Institute of Technology, the College of Health Sciences, and a dormitory building.
Dorm Beds: 984
Total Square Meters: 48,894 sq. meters
Construction Start: February 2016
PROJECT SIZE: $57 million
CONCESSION PERIOD: 20 years
FACILITIES: Handicap-accessible dormitory facilities for 9,350 undergraduates, 500 post graduates, and 150 married students. The project will include other customary amenities including kitchenettes, leisure facilities, cafes, and study areas.
Dorm Beds: 10,000
Total Square Meters: 70,915 sq. meters
Construction Start: April 2018
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