Business News of Sunday, 1 October 2017
The CEO of Appolonia City, Bright Owusu-Amofah, has won the Real Estate and Development category at the recently concluded Ghana 40 under 40 Awards.
It was organised to identify, honour and celebrate a cross-section of Ghana’s most influential and accomplished young business leaders under the age of 40.
The awards based the nominations on the commitment to business growth, professional excellence, and community service. Advertisement
Mr Owusu-Amofah dedicated his award to the management, staff, partners, as well as the clients of Appolonia City and its developer, Rendeavour, Africa’s largest urban developer.
Appolonia City CEO at the event “My industrious, dedicated and efficient team at Appolonia City have been a force to reckon with. I know this will spur us on to greater heights to offer Ghanaians a unique master-planned city, fulfilling our ambitious vision,” he said.
The Appolonia City project, a partnership between Rendeavour and the Chiefs, elders, and community of the Appolonia stool in Ghana, is the only large-scale city development project in the country that has moved beyond concept development stage and into execution.
The project continues to see growth and is expected to catalyze over USD 1 billion of foreign direct investment and employ tens of thousands of Ghanaians over the project’s lifetime.
All winners at the 40 under 40 Awards were selected by an awarding board. Accounting firm EY compiled entries with further support provided by the Ministry of Business Planning, as well as other institutions.