Who we are?

The Downtown Limited hereafter (“TDL” or “the Company” or “the developer”) formerly incorporated as “Downtown Sarl” is a private limited company with the main objective of construction of buildings and other civil engineering projects. The company was incorporated in March 2, 2006. Downtown SARL had purchased land previously occupied by the National Police of Rwanda from Kigali City Council in 2005. The company seeks to tap into the rapidly growing real estate sector in Rwanda. The Rwandan real estate and construction sector is lately witnessing a boom in construction activity spurred by a rising demand for both commercial and residential space.

Location

The Downtown project is located on Plot 1017 at Muhima, Nyarugenge Sector, Nyarugenge District in the City of Kigali along Avenue De La Justice, a major inner ring road artery providing easy access both into and out of the city.

Types of Rooms available.

  • B07 – Bank, Restaurants, Pharmacies, Offices, Saloons, Retail Shops.
  • B08 – Wholesale Shoe Markets, Betting, Retails Shops, Saloon, Restaurants, Offices,
  • B09 – Restaurants.
  • B05 – Food Court, Pharmacies, Retail Shops, Shoes Shop wholesale etc.

Building stats

  • B07 Total Shops – 128
  • B08- Total Shops -178
  • B09 – Total Restaurants – 7
  • B05- Total Shops 421 including 14 shops for Food court

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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Mr Sunil Chhugani
Finance Controller
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.