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With its feet in the water and in the heart of Port Louis, The Docks will be the new business district of Port Louis attracting operators in financial services and Fintech.
For Victoria Duval, in charge of marketing the project: “In the current context, technological and Fintech activities are taking off with strong growth. It is with this in mind that United Docks began construction of a 30,000 square meter project better known as “The Docks” in October 2020 “. The Docks is strategically located at the entrance to Port Louis, at the entrance to Caudan, on the edge of the M1 motorway, easily connecting to the four corners of the country.
The project offers a unique ecosystem that will include START-UPS, accelerators, and angel investors among others. The first phase of The Docks project requires a total investment of Rs 2 billion (over 40 million € Editor’s note). The pandemic did not stop the promoter in his project.
For Nitin Pandea, its CEO: “Phase 2 began in April with the construction of a second tower. Then a marina, a boulevard with restaurants, pubs and bistros, a boutique hotel and luxury apartments will complete this second phase where 2,000 people will be able to work there ”
With more than 100,000 square meters of freehold land with access to the sea, United Docks is the largest landowner in Port Louis.
United Docks is listed on the Mauritius Stock Exchange with a capitalization of over one billion rupees (around € 20 million), Two Business Parks are already managed by United Docks in Port-Louis, notably United Docks Business Park and Fanfaron Quays, as well as a Park and Ride service with 700 parking areas.