Nairobi Garage expands to second co-working space in Nairobi

by | Nov 3, 2015

Nairobi Garage will be opening doors to its new branch  on December 1st 2015.

This adds to the number of spaces that have adapted the Garage concept also present in Cape Town and Lagos which was born out of 88mph’s tech accelerator .The aim of the Garages is to build up first-class working facilities in the fastest growing cities while providing budding  entrepreneurs with a hassle-free working environment which tackles rising costs of doing business in Africa.

The expansion comes as a response to the growing demand for quality working space and an entrepreneurial community. With the launch of its second co-working space in Nairobi, the Garage will bring on board a greater variety in stages and sectors of new economy businesses, as well as international tech companies.

“With our expansion, Nairobi Garage will be able to offer affordable shared space to many more of Kenya’s top local startups. We also aim to make it easier for incoming entrepreneurs and investors from overseas who want to get a foothold in Africa. What you get with the Garage is a ready-made and very active community of innovators, looking to learn with and help one another,” said Hannah Clifford, general manager of Nairobi Garage.

The new Garage will offer Nairobi-based businesses an additional 400 work stations, a number of team rooms, meeting rooms and event space. The Westlands branch is expected to host around 70 companies, bringing Nairobi Garage’s total membership to 100 startups, SME’s and ecosystem players.

The Nairobi Garage-Westlands will located at the Mirage and boasts of an office space that is  is 25,000 square foot in total, with an additional entertainment rooftop area.  The new space  will offer it’s members all-inclusive 24/7 office facilities, access to an in-house café, events and workshops series tailored for entrepreneurs and techies, meeting rooms and presentation/event area.

Around 40% of the space has already been pre-booked by companies such as Uber and Terragon Group  who have signed up ahead of the opening.

Brenda Wangari
Brenda Wangari

East Africa point person
Email: brenda@techpoint.ng

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