Real estate mogul Sujimoto gives birth to tallest residential building on Banana Island – Nairametrics
Sijibomi Ogundele, Nigeria’s bravest entrepreneur and luxury real estate mogul, is known for his status as Nigeria’s youngest billionaire who single-handedly built a multi-million dollar company, Sujimoto Group. But only a few know of its humble beginnings, jostling the bustling streets of Agege to the industrious market of Oke-Arin to the well-cobbled streets of France.
Growing up in the Agege slum at the age of 8, Sijibomi’s first introduction to entrepreneurship was when he started a bicycle business commonly referred to as “Okada” from his small businesses. savings. Despite the usual disapproval of African parents, he took inspiration from his mother’s entrepreneurial spirit and upgraded his Okada business from 1 to 6 motorcycles, a testament to his strong, purposeful and resilient entrepreneurial spirit. As a young boy raised in Oke-Arin, a place teeming with Igbo traders, it is no surprise that the young billionaire is very often seen as an illustrious Igbo man from Nnewi. And at 39, he succeeded in turning the Sujimoto Group into a luxury construction giant, focused on building extraordinary buildings in the prime areas of Ikoyi and Banana Island. With his latest project, the Lucrezia De Medici, the young billionaire has surpassed his comrades and changed the rules of luxury real estate in Nigeria.
Located in Africa’s richest neighborhood, the 15-story LucreziaBySujimoto tower will undoubtedly be Africa’s most sophisticated residential building. Speaking on his iconic feature, the CEO of Sujimoto – Mr. Sijibomi Ogundele Noted which he wasn’t bragging about when he promised that by the end of Q2 2022, no other penthouse will beat the Lucrezia penthouse in terms of quality, luxury and sophistication. Just recently he visited a penthouse in Cape Town owned by one of Africa’s richest men and he believes the Lucrezia will be way above him in all its ramifications.
The Lucrezia is a building of many firsts! 1st building in Nigeria with a glass reinforced concrete (GRC) facade, housing Africa’s 1st interactive lobby, the 1st Virtual Golf Bar with more than 2,500 courses and unparalleled quality. It is fully equipped with a Virtual Golf Bar where you can play on more than 2,500 courses all over the world; door technology from Oikos – the Rolls Royce of door automation; an IMAX cinema for an immersive experience; a private elevator; Personalized concierge services; an indoor swimming pool, a world-class gym for fitness enthusiasts; Interactive lobby to conduct all business, complete home automation that lets you control lights, blinds, security, utilities, music systems, alarms, televisions and all other entertainment devices in your home from home. at the push of a button; the Dornbracht and Rossana kitchens; Sub-zero refrigerators, wine coolers, state-of-the-art ovens, and coffee makers that would make you feel like George Clooney while sipping espresso. Nursery for future leaders; Private salon for male and female grooming; fine marble floor; very high ceilings; impeccable Calacatta marble kitchen tops and several amazing features that are sure to excite luxury lovers. The most recent addition is the introduction of 48 electric car charging stations, the first of its kind in Africa!
The three story penthouse LucreziaBySujimoto speaks of opulence in its volumes as the only penthouse in Nigeria with its own private elevator! With unparalleled refinement, its lower level opens up to the dining room, living room, kitchen equipped with a Subzero walk-in refrigerator as well as that of Kim Kardashian’s luxurious home in Hidden Hills. The second level has a 4 bedroom layout which includes the master suite, a private office / library for business and educational activities. And the fully equipped rooftop level with the gym, a 400m² golf garden, an anti-stress sauna experience, a private Jacuzzi to offer a therapeutic experience, a private cinema room fully furnished with seats in Premium leather and soundproof walls reinforced with the first of its kind in all of Africa, Sound System by Bang & Olufsen, Private pool in the sky, 2 years free service from a personal butler, a Michelin star chef monster , bathroom sanitary ware by the world famous Valentino House – the Rolls Royce of sanitary ware; Elegant staircase with 8m long 100% Swarovski crystal chandeliers, cozy evenings on a balcony that opens up to the rarest views of the breathtaking Lagos skyline. It is certainly the rarest convergence of luxury, extravagance and sophistication – the best life has to offer..
By creating the LucreziaBySujimoto, we realized that to be the best you have to beat the best. In doing so, we researched the most outstanding and best penthouses in Africa, Downtown Dubai, and London. Armed with this information, we set out to build the future of penthouses in Africa. – Mr. Sijibomi Ogundele
Alongside the Lucrezia, the luxury aficionado is also erecting the tallest building in sub-Saharan Africa: the LeonardoBySujimoto. The Leonardo is an exquisite convergence of art, architecture and lifestyle that merges Sujimoto quality with an affordable price, the Queen Amina project located in the heart of the nation -Abuja- inspired by the strength of a warrior – Queen Amina of Zaria; the S Hotel – a luxury hotel borrowing from the unique design and exceptional service offered by the Four Seasons franchise, designed to redefine hospitality in Nigeria with locations in Ikoyi, Lagos Mainland and Abuja, Sujimoto Plaza – An 8-in – world-class 1 contemporary one-stop-shop that offers a unique work and relaxation experience and crown for all, Sujimoto Tower, Dubai which will be the 1st African Tower in the middle of Dubai and the Middle East, the Sujimoto Tower merging African hospitality, culture and sophistication right in the heart of downtown Dubai.
“If no one gives you a seat at the opportunity table, then you have to create your own.” – Mr. Sijibomi Ogundele.
Where no one gave him a helping hand to succeed, Ogundele built his own ladder and stepped into the limelight. The Sujimoto Group is renowned for owning the stronghold of luxury real estate in Nigeria’s largest city, building delightful structures of the highest quality.
Currently designing the smart city of Sujimoto and the industrial city of Sujimoto, where individuals can build their dream home with just N 10,000,000 – a convergence of residential and commercial masterpieces, the king of luxury is once again shaking the roots of the real estate industry in Nigeria.
The relentless drive of a young age boy places Africa in the global luxury living charts and we invite you to take your share of his innovation today.!