Abuja Technology Village (ATV) has been establish to create a platform for creating a sustainable knowledge-based economy in Nigeria by actively participating in the global transformation from Information revolution to the knowledge age, which is anticipated to lead to the achievement of Nigeria’s Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) of economic recovery, poverty alleviation and empowerment of the citizenry.
Abuja technology village will be a place to live, work and play
Abuja Technology village; how far has it gone? It pretty gone very far. with USD150 million committed by the Nigerian Federal Government for the provision of Phase 1 primary infrastructure, development work is nearly completed with over 80% success achieved by February 2011.
Abuja Technology village is Located off the Abuja airport expressway, and leveraging on its 900 hectare land mass.Amenities to be made available include: Infrastructure; - Uninterrupted Power - High Quality Roads and Boulevards - Security Patrols - Telecommunications and Broadband Internet services - Regular, Treated Water - Smart Buildings and Strict Quality Building codes - Landscaped surroundings and gardening services
Business; - Incubator Office Suites - Temporary Office Space - Large Floor Space Office Buildings - Empty Leased Plots for Direct Construction (industrial, specialised and anchor tenants) - Warehousing - Logistics and Supply Chain Support - Cafeteria Services
Living; - Residential Estates developed on site, providing a mix of housing types and service levels - Child care facilities - Primary and Secondary Schooling - Parks and Gardens
Leisure; - Golf driving range - Hotels - Shopping Centres - Restaurants and Bars - Cafés - Sports Grounds and Fitness Facilities - Clubhouse - Nightclub - Cultural Centre and Theatre - Exhibition and Convention Centre - Cinemas
Abuja technology Village will be managed by a privately-owned operating company that will either provide direct services to its occupants or present them a choice from a preferred list of service providers that perform according to guidelines that it sets.
Abuja Technology village is a free zone company. A Free Trade Zone in the UAE allows investors to set up or incorporate companies without having to adhere to certain restrictions that are faced by companies operating outside the free zone. For example, companies outside the free zone need to appoint a sponsor in order to incorporate and do business. Companies operating inside a free zone do not need a sponsor As an added incentive there are no duties and taxes to import goods into a free zone