Rwanda is building a New City to House 22,000 People

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Rwanda is building a new city called the “Vision City” that promises over 4,500 units of housing enough to house 22,000 people in the city of Kigali.

The multi-phase housing development in Kigali is currently being built by Ultimate Developers LTD for the Rwanda Social Security Board. It is the largest residential housing project in the country’s history and will cost a total of 150 FRw million. 

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A section of the city / Credit: UDL website

Vision City is the biggest residential housing project in Rwanda to-date and the flagship in UDL’s portfolio. Launched to solve the country’s housing deficit, Vision City is designed to be built in 4 phases over 8 years and provide housing for 22,000 people.

Work began on the project in November 2013. The first phase consists of 504 units aimed at high-income earners. The first 500 units were completed in 2017.

Work is ongoing in the extended Town Centre which includes stores, restaurants, banking, and educational services designed to make living in the Vision City an all inclusive one.

The project is located in Gaculiro, Kinyiya sector in Kigali’s Gasabo District. The tract of land for the entire project is 158 hectares, just 3 km from the Central Business District and 6 km from Kigali International Airport, and offers a wide range of housing typologies that will leave the discerning property lover multiple choices of luxury and comfort.

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