El-Batal Group launches its first administrative projectRock Capital 1 located in the New Administrative Capital, with an investment of EGP 2 bn, Invest-Gate reports.
The announcement is made in presence of Eng. Emad Doss, CEO of El-Batal Group for Housing and Development, and Yousef Samir, El-Batal Group Commercial Director, Invest-Gate reports.
With an open panoramic view of the presidential gardens and palace, Rock Capital’s location puts all its business units within proximity from all major landmarks, including the Ministries and the Central Bank, along with cultural hubs like the Opera House, and the Knowledge City, minutes away from the new capital airport and foreign embassies.
The project is planned for delivery by the end of 2023, and consists of 2 underground parking levels, 1 ground floor, and 7 upper floors.
The complex total BUA is nearly 100,000 m2 of office spaces and amenities, complemented with 4,000 m2 of interconnected atria & terraced gardens and a 22,000 m2 to accommodate the needs of all its employees.
CEO of El-Batal Group, Emad Doss explains “Rock Capital 1 relays on a long expertise since 1978, with more than 40 years of experience and successes in Egypt and Canada. We envisioned it as a testimony to our capacity as a major developer in the real estate market.”
He notes, “Our plans for Rock Capital 1 start from aligning our plans with Egypt’s 2030 Vision, while our aim has always been to provide world-class real estate products. This was ensured in the project design along with the services and amenities it provides. Accordingly, we selected our implementing partners to be market pioneers and leading experts regionally and internationally. We collaborated with Hazel Wong of the award-winning firm WSW Architects for design, and Cracknell for landscape design in Rock Capital 1, along with Ted Jacob Engineering Group for Planning and Design and Construction, and the Engineering Consultants Group (ECG) as general consultant for the project.”
Eng. Doss further stressed that the New Administrative Capital with the perfect destination to Develop El-Batal’s first administrative project: “The New Administrative Capital is the future of business and real estate investment in Egypt, all thanks to the insightful governmental support found in the advanced technological infrastructure and the effective strategic planning that takes into consideration future needs and plans. All these aspects are aligned with El-Batal Group vision to provide innovative unprecedented real estate products for our clients.”
Youssef Samir, Commercial Director of El-Batal Group adds, “Rock Capital 1 is designed to be an environmentally friendly project from the beginning, we are using non-polluting and environment friendly building materials, and will use solar panels as a clean energy source. Moreover, the design ensures secure protection against seismic loads, installing fireproofing and firefighting system, and implements sound absorbing technology to reduce any noise pollution.”
“Accessibility is of outmost importance to El-Batal, that’s why the building is designed to be handy-cap friendly, fully accessible to people of all needs by means of ramps, spacious elevators, broads’ corridors, and handicapped washrooms. Rock Capital 1 offers 16 elevators and 11 entrances and features a comprehensive services and amenities package including a clinic, a hairdresser, a jogging track and gym, two meeting rooms per floor, lounges on the second, third & sixth floors, an ATM center, archive rooms, storage areas, co-working spaces, and event halls.” Samir notes.
In his closing comments, Emad Doss reveals that El-Batal Group will deliver phase 1 of the first three compounds Rock Eden, Rock Ville, and Rock Vera by the end of this year, 2021: “The Rock Project Chain is a manifestation of our quest to create a breakthrough in the Egyptian market, with unprecedented levels of innovation, quality, and attention to details, which enables us to provide our client with a fully-fledged experience in every one of our projects,” Doss concludes.