Lands Minister Calls on Entrepreneurs to Invest in Estate Development

Assessing Sugarland Estate…


By: Mohamed Osman Bangura (Political)

In order to stimulate and encourage individuals to focus on investing in housing infrastructure, the Lands Minister, Dr. Turad Senesie, paid a visit to the Sugar Land Estate at 6 Mile, Konotown layout, Waterloo in the Western Rural Urban District, 26 miles from the capital city, Freetown.

The visit was geared towards actualizing his mandate on facilitating housing development and to encourage Sierra Leonean entrepreneurs as well as other investors to work in collaboration with the Ministry to provide affordable houses.

Dr. Senesie encouraged local and international housing developers to count on his Ministry’s support.

The CEO of ATJ Holdings, Dr. Albert Senesie said his focus is to ensure that issues related to affordable housing are well addressed adding that his objective of developing affordable houses was presented to the Minister of Lands who , in turn, was pleased to support his vision, adding that the project has provided employment and job training opportunities for over 28 youths.

He went on to state that the Sugar Land Estate is a new development of the largest affordable and luxury housing community in Sierra Leone.

“The estate is in 6 mile, 150 yards from Waterloo-Masiaka highway. We have erected structures on 65 acres of land that contain luxurious, affordable, gated estates with clubhouses, landscaping, water reticulation, sewage and solar renewable energy electricity systems and it will be a housing estate with over 1,000 (one thousand) homes upon completion,” he said.

He ended saying that the facilities are well designed with swimming pools, security, uninterrupted electricity and water supply.


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