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Press Releases of Friday, 24 July 2015

Source: Precious Adusi Poku

Prabon Greenfields; raising the bars in Kumasi with a gated community

Since the beginning of the 2nd millennium, tremendous efforts have been put in place by stakeholders including the Ministry of Works and Housing, and Real Estate Developers to promote the development of residential estates and to increase the stock of housing units in the country.

As the population increase, the need for luxurious stand-alone villas, convenience high-end urban living and country comfort among others were necessitated to pair with the growing trend.

As a result, the country has experienced significant growth as far the construction of real estates and affordable housings are concerned, thereby ensuring adequate provision of affordable housing for the classes of the population.

The phenomenon which is highly visible in the Greater Accra Region is now becoming an emerging drift in various cities across the nation, as the Ashanti Regional capital, Kumasi, is gradually embracing the new Real Estate trend.

Kapital Radio’s Precious Adusi Poku toured one of the most prestigious gated communities within the Kingdom of Ashanti, Prabon Greenfields.

Upon entering the premises of the Prabon Greenfields, one could easily conclude that indeed Kumasi is half-way restoring its past glory as the cleanest and garden city of West Africa.

Striving to set the standards for a modern Ashanti community in the 21st century, Prabon Greenfields is surrounded by a lush, vital landscape and above all a tasteful collection of modern environmentally-friendly homes, designed and built for eco-luxury living with full and convenient access to contemporary amenities.

50 out of the total 500 housing units have been constructed with the state-of-the-art facilities, thus setting the standards for a modern family setting.
Management has made an arrangement with Ghana Home Loans and Stanbic Bank to be working with the PGL to provide mortgage arrangements for prospective buyers of the property.

The extraordinary project apart from its contribution to the modernization of the second largest city in Ghana has also provided employments to about 300 local people with diverse professional backgrounds.

Speaking in an exclusive interview with Kapital News, Head of Sales and Marketing at the Prabon Greenfields, Yao Van Landerwijk indicated that Prabon is currently raising the bar with a gated community which is stand-alone villas that can boast of a number of unique fittings and facilities in the modern real estate market.

“Living in a community has many benefits, if you are a young family with children it has benefits, if you are a professional family with no children too it has benefits and if you are elderly couple it has even more benefits.

The reason been that there will be other children for your kids to play and interact with. Explaining further, we have a central waste management system with underground sewage that goes to offsite treatment plant, all the house wastes goes into it of which afterwards it’s been filtered and converted to irrigate the parks and gardens.

We have solar panels for all the water heaters in the various bathrooms and kitchens so you are assured of constant hot water and above all the issue of international standard security among others”. He stressed.

He was also quick to add that, a flexible payment plan has been put in place to ensure that every interested person gets a convenient duration to own lifetime homes.

Landerwijk concluding the interview commended the King of the Ashanti Empire, Otumfour Osei Tutu II for the compact partnership agreement with the Israeli investor, Vital Capital Group that gave birth to such an enclave.

Prabon Greenfields was initiated by the Asantehene in partnership with an Israeli investor, Vital Capital Group, to provide a decent and relatively affordable housing facility for first and middle class workers, such as Doctors, Lecturers, Professors, Lawyers, etc.

The facility is found inside the Kumasi city limits, developed especially for families seeking convenience of high-end urban living and country comfort.