Who we are?

The Downtown Limited Company was first launched as ‘Downtown SARL’, a private limited company with the aim of offering an array of office spaces tailored to tenants needs. The company was inaugurated on March 2nd, 2006 and has ever since risen as a luxury shopping haven, providing fashion boutiques, department stores, offices, trendy bars and cafes, primarily because of its location in the heart of Kigali. Downtown integrates technology, comfort and safety, and energy efficiency to provide a productive, cost-effective, and aesthetically pleasing working environment

Location

Downtown is located on Plot 1017 in Muhima, Nyarugenge District, Kigali, along Venue de la Justice providing easy access in and out of the city.

OCCUPANCY

 

Office space types fall into the following classifications:

B07 – Banks, Restaurants, Pharmacies, Offices, Saloons, Retail Shops

B08 – Wholesale Shoe Markets, Betting Venues, Retail Shops, Salons, Restaurants, Offices

B09 – Restaurants

B05 – Food Court, Pharmacies, Retail Shops, Shoes Shop wholesale etc.

OCCUPANCY STATS

  • B07 – 128 shops
  • B08- 178 shops
  • B09 – 7 restaurants
  • B05- 421 shops including 14 food courts

DOWNTOWN MANAGEMENT TEAM

Rajiv Ruparelia
Managing Director

He is also Director of Ruparelia Group. Ruparelia group is a business conglomerate involved in  education, real estate development and management, hotels & apartments, resorts, floriculture and broadcasting.  He is responsible for developing sound business strategies and delivering strong leadership across the company.

Manish Gupta
General Manager

Senior Management Professional with over 16 years of experience in Financial Planning, Fund Raising, Accounting, Auditing, Taxation, MIS, General Administration and Operations.

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Ms Hortance Umwali
Ag Property Manager

DOWNTOWN Board of Directors

Dr. Sudhir Ruparelia

Dr. Sudhir is a businessman in Uganda and is a founder of Ruperelia Foundation. He started business in Uganda in 1985 and over the years developed Forex business and gradually obtained a banking license to start Crane Bank Limited in August, 1995.

He is the Chairman and Director of the companies valued in excess of USD$ 1 billion;

 

Mr Hatari Said Sekoko

Mr. Hatari Said Sekoko is the Executive Chairman of Doyelcy Rwanda Limited and Chairman of New Century Development Limited. His investment portfolio includes projects in agriculture, trade, hospitality, renewable energy and real estate. He estimates the value of his investments to be in excess of US$100 million.

Mrs. Jyotsna Ruparelia

She is a Director in the following companies:

-   Goldstar Insurance Co Ltd

-   Crane Management Services Ltd

-   Meera Investments Ltd

-   Speke Hotel (1996) Ltd

-   Redfox Tours & Travels Ltd

Mr Rajiv Ruparelia

Rajiv Ruparelia is Managing Director of the Downtown Limited. He is also Director of Ruparelia Group. Ruparelia group is a business conglomerate involved in  education, real estate development and management, hotels & apartments, resorts, floriculture and broadcasting.  He is responsible for developing sound business strategies and delivering strong leadership across the company.