Weija is arguably one of the unique and sought-after capital of the Ga-South Municipal District, Accra-Ghana. It is a world away from the busy streets in the Central Business District (Accra). A visit to the district gives an entirely different perspective of Greater Accra. The beauty of the Densu River, the unique Atlantic Ocean, the Biggest Mall in West Africa, and the Luxuries cluster of apartments and penthouses have placed Weija on the top list of expatriates and locals who want to live, stay and work there.
Biggest mall in West Africa
The West Hills Mall is one of the biggest retail infrastructures in Ghana and West Africa. It is located at Dukonah, near Weija along the Accra- Cape Coast Highway in Greater Accra. The huge development occupies 27,700 square meters of land. West Hills Mall enchants visitors with its restaurants, shops, and parking space. It was developed in partnership between Delico Property Development Limited (60 percent) and Ghana’s Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) (40 percent).
The mall is interconnected to important places in Accra. It is 30 minutes from the Kotoka International Airport. What is captivating about the mall’s location is its proximity to Edens Heights, one of the luxurious gated communities in Accra. Edens Heights offers a variety of property choices for homeowners. Their properties come in apartments and penthouses backed with innovative concepts to suit various lifestyles.
The West Hills Mall offers an array of retail outlets combined with entertainment and dining facilities on their premises. It cost $93 million and was commissioned for operation in October 2014. The day-to-day management of the property is by Broll Ghana Limited.
The West Hills is earmarked, a thriving hub of commerce, a good place to relax and pick up some refreshments. It has a lot of stirring outdoor activities for Children.
Some of the experiential retail include;
- ANCHOR: Game and Shoprite
- ELECTRONICS & ACCESSORIES: Compu Ghana, Electronics Hub, Hisense, Starlite, Telefonika, ZKTeco Experience Centre
- ENTERTAINMENT: Fun4Kids, Silverbird, Vulcano Vip Casino
- HEALTH & BEAUTY: Divine Organic Hub, Mall Pharmacy, Mac, Maybeline, Nart1 Skincare, Royal Hair Saloon, Scentopia, Sonotech Medical and Diagnostic Center, and Thai Massage.
- FOOD: The Addo’s, Barcelos, Basilissa, Chale Wote, Chicken Inn, Creamy Inn, Kent’s Cup, New York Sizzler, Pastries & Ice Cream, Pizza Inn
- HOME, DECOR & BOOKS: Ashfoam, Banana Home, A J Boaz Furniture, C2G Books & More, Maydan, Motion Furniture
- JEWELLERY: Mv Accessories and Tesori
- FASHION: Aha, AJ Boaz, Spero, D.O.K Handmade, Grosvenor, Jocent, Mrp
- SERVICES: First National Bank, Delles Forex Bureau, Jays Auto Spa, MTN, Photostore, Rent Air, Stanbic Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, and Vodafone
A shopping mall can mean different things to different people, but the one-stop mall for all your goods and services in the country is at West Hills Mall.
Choice of Real Estate Options
There is an influx of developers in the real estate market with different property types ranging from High-end properties and Mid-End properties. These properties are currently in demand. Real Estate clients and investors are gradually shifting their developments to the suburbs.
The popular hotspots for some of the high-end properties are Cantonment, Ridge, Osu, East Legon, Labone, Airport residential area, just to mention a few. The real estate player thriving in these places include Devtraco Plus, Gold Key Properties, Taysec, Clifton Homes, Imperial Homes, Capemay, Trassaco, Wondaworld Developers, and Manet.
However, there is a paradigm shift in the suburb-Weija. Broll Ghana Limited categorized Weija as a hub for the influx of mid-end properties. The narrative about Weija has seen a facelift in the property market after the construction of Edens Heights.
Edens Heights is a highly sought-after luxurious gated community with amenities, privacy, protection, and prestige. The property is 30 minutes away from Accra Central and Kotoka International Airport.
Some of the amenities that further distinguish Edens Heights in the property market include an ultra-modern sports facility, which comprises two (2) short-course Olympic-size swimming pools, a football pitch, athletics, and gym facilities. Edens Heights is surrounded by churches, schools, shops, restaurants, banks, health centers, Kokrobite beach, Bojo beach, and many others.
Edens heights also come with some distinctive features which include:
- A fully-fitted kitchen with polished stone workshop
- 24/7 power and water supply
- A fully-fitted bathroom with glass shower enclosures
- Wardrobes in all bedrooms
- Fixed air conditions in sitting rooms and bedrooms
- High definition DSTV connection points
- An intercom system
- A separate pre-paid electricity meter per apartment
- CCTV and special security services for safety
Edens Height’s top-notch facilities management services keep their property in good shape and increase the investment on the property for the homeowners.
Pricing of Real Estate
The property market research by Broll indicated $100 to $1,000 for rentals and property prices with the range of $56,000 to $350,000 in the mid-end market. For high-end apartments, the average sales price currently ranges from US$85,000 to US$620,000.
Ramser Tower (Dansoman), Bijou homes (Appolonia ), Regimanuel Estate, and Edens Heights( Weija) are developments that serve the mid-end markets.
By far, Edens Heights gated community offers homebuyers with different apartment types and penthouses.
The apartments and penthouses in Edens Heights come with a terrace, en-suite bedrooms, balcony, study room, floor to ceiling windows, modern fitted kitchens, and other thrilling features.
It is interesting how Edens Heights offers a holistic city life experience in a secured environment with great amenities and facilities within the gated communities at an affordable price. It is considered one of the attractive investment options to make in the property market in Ghana.
To conclude, Weija is now a preferred destination for homeowners seeking a quiet and serene environment away from Accra-Central. However, Edens Heights, the luxurious gated community, offers the best experience for homeowners who prioritize safety, convenience, privacy, prestige, and value for money.