TPL Properties Limited Appoints SSH as Lead Design Consultant on the Mangrove Project in Pakistan
TPL Developments (Private) Limited (TPLD), the development arm of TPL Properties Limited, proudly announces the appointment of renowned design-led architectural and engineering consultancy SSH for the design of the Mangrove, a sprawling 40-acre mixed-use development in Karachi. The project is funded through TPL’s REIT Fund I, which is managed by TPL REIT Management Company Limited.
This project reflects its stakeholders’ unwavering commitment to sustainable and climate-conscious developments, incorporating green building practices, integrating energy-efficient systems and infrastructure, and meticulously preserving the surrounding natural environment. The design will pay particular attention to the conservation of the mangroves and the adjacent biodiversity park.
“This waterfront development represents a paradigm shift to traditional approach and redefines sustainable living by intricately blending biodiversity and community-centric design” said Rizwan Karim, CEO of TPLD. “Our engagement with international firms ensures that the project brings best global industry practices in Design and Construction to Pakistan that will elevate the real estate profile of the country.”
SSH, a trusted partner of choice across the Middle East and Africa for over 62 years, brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise in successfully delivering sizable and complex projects in the region to the Mangrove project. The collaboration with local partner Engineering Associates, possessing deep insights into the Pakistani context, ensures a design that seamlessly integrates global inspirations with local nuances, setting new standards in community living.
“We are pleased to have the opportunity to develop our strategic partnership with TPLD and become a key stakeholder in this iconic project, aiming to set new benchmarks for sustainable community living in Pakistan,” said Danny Warde, Chief Strategy Officer at SSH. “SSH is dedicated to making a difference in the built environment and sustainable living practices in Pakistan. Leveraging our vast expertise in delivering major projects in the region, we prioritise nurturing local partnerships for designs that suit the socio-cultural, adaptable, and constructible aspects of the market. We take pride in creating designs that blend creativity, innovation, sustainability, and efficiency.”