Churchgate Towers Lagos
Victoria Island has some of the classy high-rise office buildings in the Lagos property market. Top of the list include sturdy developments like; Sapetro Twin Towers, EkoCourt Complex, and Churchgate’s Towers, writes Bennett Oghifo
Sapetro’s Twin Towers are mixed developments for work and residential accommodation. It is a step from working from home, which is fast becoming a vogue among top business promoters globally. The Twin Towers are purpose-built to satisfy the desires of their developers and, because of their acceptance every space in the buildings is booked all year round, every year.
The same story goes for the three high-rise blocks that jot out of the Eko Court Complex, which is another mixed development. Eko Court was actually designed as a residential accommodation but because of pressure for office accommodation in that part of Victoria Island, some of the units have been converted to office use.
However, the two towers built by the Churchgate Group are positioned as purely office accommodation with provisions for modern-day business organisations.
The towers have raised the standard of development of high-rise office buildings in that axis of Lagos. The Churchgate 2 Tower is anultra-modern tower, a 16 floor edifice onAfribank Street, Vitoria island, Lagos. The new building towers over the older 12 storeyChurchgate Tower built 18 years ago and other corporate buildings in the area. It was conceived to provide pleasant and luxurious office environment for people to work in and to satisfy the growing demand for world class office accommodation in the popular Victoria Island in recent time.
With appealing lagoon view and shimmering curtain wall glass exterior, Churchgate 2 Tower was designed and built with the best of contemporary building technologies, and finest materials in conformity to the best international standards. It is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities to meet the requirements of high profile corporate organizations which require modern and efficient workplace which meet their high profile corporate status.
The building project life spans from 2006– 2009, It is built on a land area of 1,786.00square meters. The new office Tower is an edifice set to redefine the skyline of the hub of finance and business of Lagos. It is built next to the prestigious Churchgate Tower. The 16 floor Office tower, the tallest office building in Victoria Island is developed by R.B Properties Limited, a subsidiary of Churchgate Group.
The uniqueness of Churchgate 2 Tower is embedded in its functional architectural design and State of the art integrated facilities. Externally built with the finest specification of curtain glass wall glass with a blend of Mosiac tiles at the rear, the internal arrangement of the Tower is an open plan office type finished with exquisite imported marble floors characterized with floor area ranging from 414 square meters to 1,004 square meters in size.
Churchgate 2 Tower is made up of a purpose built banking space on the ground floor, a mezzanine floor, Ten (10) standard floors and three (3) pent floors with terrace facility. Heavy duty chillers provide individual floor type central air conditioning for all 16 floors. The building’s hi-tech fire alarm system is linked to automatic smoke heat and fire detectors backed with automatic water sprinklers system supported with advanced firefighting equipment. Modern communication facilities are also available comprising, satellite and cable television, internet facilities and Close Circuit Television Three electricity generators provide back-up power supply to guarantee 24 hours electricity
Facilities in the edifice are two levels of underground car parking and upper level car parking; hi –tech fire alarm system; four panoramic passenger elevators; one service elevator; integrated security device including CCTV; individual section central air conditioning systems; 24 hour power supply with three standby power generating sets comprising of two 1250 KVA and one 380 KVA capacity; uninterrupted water supply; water and sewage treatment plant; well trained and experienced professional maintenance team; and trained corporate security personnel.