In August 2021, the iconic Western House building owned and managed by Wemabod Limited, once touted as the tallest skyscraper on the Marina and located on the Lagos Island Central Business District (CBD), opposite the Lagos Island General Hospital on the Broad Street side and the towering Independence Building (formerly Ministry of Defence Headquarters) on the Campbell Street side, was officially commissioned for her first phase of renovation and property optimization work. The second phase of the facelifting was initiated in 2021 and had already commenced in earnestWith this facelift, the old building has metamorphosized and is now changing the iconic building to an aura of beauty worthy of the 21st century.It has a total lettable space of about 13,000m2 and has ample internal parking space for her numerous occupants. However, by making use of the current technological advancement, the Management of Wemabod Limited has highly enhanced the old but modernized structures in the building.The upper floors of the building offer its occupants a clear view of the Marina Bridge, which is directly opposite, the Lagos Lagoon, Third Mainland Bridge, Tafawa Balewa Square, and many parts of Lagos Island thereby affording occupants vantage positions to a sea view as well as traffic view the situation on many connecting roads.The first-floor lift lobby is wearing a refurbished look with thrilling features that warmly welcomes people/you to the building. This is because access to the office spaces on the upper floors is mainly by the first-floor lift lobby. Apart from serving as access to the upper floors, the first-floor lift lobby also serves as a passageway for patrons of most of the offices on the first floor. These include a banking hall, two restaurants, two business centers, a pharmacy store, and outlets for two health care providers.
Impacts of Property Optimization– Western House, Broad Street Example.
Do you want to attract the crème de la crème of your sector? Are you competing for top talent in a hot job market? Is staff turnover a problem? These days, salary or financial compensation is just a small piece of the employee satisfaction puzzle.
People need a workplace that stimulates creativity, collaboration, and communication while also reducing stress and anxiety.
What’s more? effective office design boosts productivity and guarantees real results for your business. Ideally, you want a workplace that allows people to focus and concentrate whenever needed, and to collaborate and communicate whenever needed. You also want a workplace that is physically and mentally comfortable so that people can perform and function at their best.
These and others are what today’s Western House is striving to achieve.
The iconic Western House, a 20-storey office complex in the Lagos Island Central Business District (CBD) is evolving and shifting to fit the needs of a contemporary working environment. We’ve put together some initiatives in office complex design (Architecture, Security, Infrastructure that attract prospective tenants, boost productivity, and make workplaces decent and enjoyable places for businesses to thrive. This new facelifting exercise is not only limited to the frontal façade which was replaced with Alucobond cladding but general renovation work which on an ongoing basis capable of leaving the property with;
- Modern infrastructural facilities and fittings (mechanical, electrical, and plumbing installations, e.t.c)
- Installation of new digital JMG lifts
- Provision of generating power plant
- Enhancements of the reception area in a bid to present a befitting and modern corporate office.
- Improved security and access control systems/ facilities
- Improved external façade
- Improvement of bathroom facilities
- Ample parking spaces.
Do you need an office space to rent for your business or for expansion purposes? We are here to help you make the right decisions for your business. In addition, if a co-working space is what you require, we can also make this happen for you.
If you have any questions, you can reach us on +234 803 562 3968 to secure your space today! Get in touch and we’ll find the just perfect office space with the right size and mix of patronage for your business.