Beyond Squarefeet To Manage One Of Nigeria’s Largest Malls

By TheNigerainVoice-TNV

'Ado Bayero Mall' is the first ultra-modern shopping mall in Northern Nigeria, located in the heart of Kano city and named after the city's longest serving Monarch, His Royal Highness Alhaji (Dr). The Mall is being developed by Alpine Investment Services Limited through a Special Purpose Vehicle known as Beverly Development & Realties Limited.

Ado Bayero Mall in Kano, Nigeria is strategically located in the heart of the city with great access and connectivity. The Mall has prominent international retailers such as Shoprite, Game, etc. The Mall is currently under Fit-Outs and is slated to open soon with the key anchors, family entertainment centre, multiplex etc. This is a 1st Mall by the said developers and the developers are planning to setup similar Malls across Nigeria, based on success of this Mall. Apart from being the largest Mall of Nigeria, 'Ado Bayero Mall' is also the 1st Mall of Northern Nigeria. The Mall will offer international shopping experience and international cuisines to its customers. The developer has created and implemented the best international infrastructure, systems and equipment.

Expressing his excitement on the project, Mr. Mohammed Hayatu-Deen says “In our goal to create a Mall of international stature, we have put in the best available resources and service providers to ensure that this Mall would become a benchmark for all upcoming Malls not only in Nigeria, but in West Africa.”

Speaking on this development Mr. Siddharth Sahgal, Mall Mechanic® & Chief Managing Officer, Beyond Squarefeet says “Having worked with more than 20 Malls in Asia, we are now establishing ourselves in developing markets of North and Western Africa. Our international exposure in Mall Management will help us in creating landmark and successful Malls in these markets. Our intention is to create maximum returns for both the stake holders & retailers, while keeping in mind the socio – economic factors too”

About Alpine Investment Services Limited: Mr. Mohammed Hayatu-Deen setup Alpine Investment Services Limited, a project finance company in 2005 with an aim to provide project finance solutions and consultancy to entrepreneurs and investors in Nigeria. With a vision to be the leading Nigerian developmental project finance and consultancy firm, this company has expertise in various sectors and has developed some of the long-term infrastructure and industrial projects in Nigeria.

About Beyond Squarefeet™:
India's first Mall Management company which provides end-to-end solutions in the specialized areas of Mall conceptualization to Mall Management, with extensive "hands-on" experience in Retail & Mall development. Beyond Squarefeet focuses on Mall Conceptualization, Mall Positioning, Mall Marketing & Leasing, Asset & Mall Management and Mall Re-orientation.

The professional team of Beyond Squarefeet™ has managed Mall Development & Operations of more than 40 million sq. ft., spread in various parts of India. Beyond Squarefeet currently hand holds 19 Malls spread over 12 million sq. ft. across India and Nepal. Some of the key current projects of Beyond Squarefeet are DLF Mall of India (Noida), Omaxe Connaught place (Greater Noida), Logix City Centre (Noida), Aashima Mall (Bhopal), Lonavala Square (Lonavala), Gokulam Galleria (Calicut, Kerala), RP Mall (Kollam, Kerala), K10 Mall (Jalna),Oberon Mall (Cochin), an un-named mix-use project in Thrissur, CG Malls & CG Retail across Nepal, etc. A few of the past projects of Beyond Squarefeet include, LULU International Shopping Mall (Cochin, Kerala), Neptune Magnet Mall (Mumbai), Bergamo (Chennai), Moments Mall (Delhi), Parco Mall (Doha, Qatar), among others.