4493956431_f9943ae48d

Nairobi Garage, the Kenyan co-working, office space provider, is expanding with a new branch in Westlands, Nairobi. This move will make it “Africa’s largest co-working space.” The new space will open on December 1.

Hannah Clifford, General Manager of Nairobi Garage, says that with the 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”.

In a press release, the company highlighted that “the expansion comes as a response to the growing demand for quality working space and entrepreneurial community in one. With the launch of it’s 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.”

The new 25,000 square foot office space will offer Nairobi-based businesses an additional 400 desks, plus 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, SMEs and ecosystem players. It 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 for the Westlands branch, with companies such as Uber and Terragon Group signing up ahead of the opening. The Garage concept is also present in Cape Town and Lagos, and was born out of 88mph’s tech accelerator.

Photo Credit: TobiasMik · WhatWeDo via Compfight cc

Read this next
More From TC
Business, Government, Policy, Politics
21st August 2019

Stable electricity generation and supply has been a challenge for many African countries for years. In 2014, only 45% of the continent’s 1.2 billion people had access to electricity. When North African countries were excluded, the figure dropped to less than 30%. In 2015, the 48 countries in Sub Saharan Africa produced around 80,000 megawatts […]

AfCFTA, Business, ecosystem, Entrepreneurship, Events, Government
19th August 2019

The Africa Technology and Creative Group’s (ATCG) two-day meet-up in Kigali ended Friday with recommendations on the governance structure, definitive guide on the goals and objectives of the group in relation to the implementation of the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA). The ATCG is a coalition of technology and creative professionals who are devoted […]

TechCabal Daily, 842 - Bosun Tijani leads 80 industry stakeholders on a two-day summit over the AfCFTA
AfCFTA, Business, ecosystem, Entrepreneurship, Events, Government
15th August 2019

And so to Kigali. On Thursday, August 15, more than 80 people from 30 African countries gathered in the sleepy and well-manicured Rwandan capital to discuss how to create a framework to ensure the success of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA). Industry leaders in the technology and creative ecosystems were in attendance on […]


TechCabal is a Big Cabal Media brand



Copyright © 2019
All rights reserved

Privacy & Terms