Why Africa’s Tallest Building will redefine Nairobi

    The Pinnacle Towers

    Kenya’s status as East Africa’s powerhouse is being reinforced by the launch of the Pinnacle real estate projects that will take the country’s wow-factor to the next level when completed.

    An exquisite mixed-use development which will be standing over 300 metres above ground in Nairobi’s Upper Hill area, The Pinnacle will be the tallest building in Africa – that will even surpass the continent’s current leader – Johannesburg’s 223-meter Carlton Centre when completed in the year 2021.

    It will be the ultimate architectural achievement and will become the defining landmark not just for Nairobi, but for Kenya and the whole African continent.

    Combining indulgent luxury with high-end commerce and distinctive architectural design, the Pinnacle is an exquisite mixed-use development. Its two towers will offer stylish commercial offices and a five-star hotel, joined together at the base by a five-storey shopping mall and entertainment centre.

    It will be an attractive development, combining indulgent luxury with high-end commerce and distinctive architectural design. The Pinnacle offers residents and guests a selection of spacious apartments, stylish commercial offices and a five-star hotel joined together at the base of both towers by a five- storey shopping mall and entertainment centre.

    At a cost of USD 200 million, The Pinnacle – developed by Dubai-based firms Hass Petroleum and White Lotus Group, will have 11 floors of exclusive Class A Offices covering 75,000 square feet of gross lettable area; 46 floors of 210 luxury & residential apartments; and 257 luxury hotel rooms and large suites and a luxury Health Spa and an open-air pool at the Hilton Hotel.

    It will also have a selection of stylish restaurants and bars, extensive banqueting and conference facilities, shopping mall and entertainment centre, and 1,000, 000 square feet of retail space including 17,000 square feet of family entertainment centre.

    Green Building

     The Pinnacle has been awarded Gold LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification.

    The LEED rating system developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is the foremost program for buildings, homes and communities that are designed, constructed, maintained and operated for improved environmental and human health performance.

    This mean that The Pinnacle is incorporating various design and construction aspects to meet LEED qualifications such water Efficiency and recycling, provisions for use of renewable energy, adoption of an open-air atrium to allow daylight to pour into all units, reducing dependence for artificial lighting, incorporating new thermally efficient window units, building and roof insulation, and efficient use and recycling of building materials & resources among other measures.

    When completed in 2021, The Pinnacle will definitely place Nairobi in the leagues of some renowned international cities like Dubai, Johannesburg and reinforce its position as the region’s commercial and tourism hub.