Launch in Windhoek brings its Africa network to 18 markets and marks Regus 102th country globally
ME NewsWire/ Business Wire
WINDHOEK, Namibia - Thursday, May 8th 2014
Global workplace provider Regus has extended its commitment to business in Africa, opening its first centre in Namibia at Maerua Mall in Windhoek.
Regus now operates in 18 countries across Africa, a sign of its belief in the business opportunities available.
Regus’ presence in Namibia will help companies explore the opportunities in an economy predicted to deliver 5.3% GDP growth in 2014.1 There are good prospects in sectors from mining to construction, agriculture and financial services, while the government is also encouraging growth in logistics, tourism and manufacturing.2
By using Regus’ flexible workplaces, companies can assess their prospects without having to commit to long-term leases or invest upfront in property. And with a fully-connected workplace and trained professional support staff already in place, they can start work immediately.
Mark Dixon, Regus PLCCEO, stated: “Our launch in Namibia brings our network in Africa to 18 countries, and follows quickly after on from our launch in Botswana last month. The investment in these countries will help both local and international companies benefit from regional growth trends. The economic potential of Africa is exciting, and Regus is strongly committed to facilitating business across the continent.
“In Africa, and globally, we will continue to increase our support for businesses in 2014 and beyond. We’ll extend our network and carry on developing the innovative products and services that back our customers’ growth.”
About the centre
The first Regus business centre in Namibia is at Maerua Mall, a prestigious commercial and retail hotspot in Windhoek. Facilities at the Regus business centre include office space, meeting rooms, walk-in business lounge, virtual office services, high speed wifi and professional admin support.
Notes to Editors
Regus is the global provider of workplaces, with products and services ranging from fully equipped offices to professional meeting rooms, business lounges. Over 1.5 million customers a day benefit from Regus facilities across 2,000 locations in 600 cities and 102 countries. Regus was founded in Brussels, Belgium in 1989, headquartered in Luxembourg and listed on the London Stock Exchange.
1 Bank of Namibia, ‘Economic Outlook Update’, December 2013.
2 IMF, ‘Namibia 2013 Article IV Consultation – Staff Report’, February 2014.
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