Africa Real Estate Conferences & Expo 2023

Paulo Cruz – Mrics

Africa CEO at LandAfrique

Masterplan developments: Industrial Parks & Affordable Housing


Africa CEO at LandAfrique

Paulo Cruz has joined LandAfrique Real Estate & Infrastructure as its Africa CEO to lead the strategy and respective roll-out in Sub-Saharan Africa. Paulo brings over 24 years of comercial real estate & infrastructure experience to the LandAfrique group. He most recently led the Washington DC based Blackivy´s real estate endeavors in Ghana and has been with another US based, NAI Global’s Sub-Saharan Africa office as their CEO and, prior to leading that office, he developed and managed BP’s real estate assets in Angola, including commercial, industrial and residential facilities. Paulo started his career in Europe at Cushman & Wakefield and Royal HaskoningDHV. He holds a BSc in Construction & Real Estate Management from Delft University of Technology and a Post Doctorate from the Lisbon School of Economics and Management in Real Estate Management & Valuation. A member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, Paulo has lived and worked the last fourteen years in Sub-Saharan Africa. LandAfrique Real Estate & Infrastructure owns a significant landbank in West Africa, has forty year on the ground experience, an enviable tenancy list and a well-structured pipeline that continues the legacy of West Africa´s number one manufacturing site: Agbara Industrial Park. LandAfrique´s developments eliminate many of the challenges – including access to reliable power, water, transport and telecommunications – that often confront companies in Sub-Saharan Africa while providing modern and reliable infrastructure for its tenants. LandAfrique offers land, custom-built warehouses, factories, offices, lifestyle homes, affordable housing and retail space. Topic: Masterplan developments: Industrial Parks & Affordable Housing