The birth of the building is attributed to the amaginative work of a Zimbabwean businessman Shingai Mutasa. Construction of the multi-storey complex began in 1998 at an estimated cost of US$27 million but suffered serious bottlenecks due to rapid increases in the cost of building materials some which had to be imported at a time the local currency was on perennial slide against major currency. The building project was funded by a number of foreign businesspeople including a Saudi Prince who is believed to have pumped USD$1 million into the project.
Joina City has 17 000 square of retail space, 12 000 square metres of office space and parking for 600 cars. It comprises supermarkets, clothing outlets, hair salons, bookshops, home care facilities, office blocks, banking facilities and underground parking bays.
Joina City is a premier shopping destination. Home to an assorted and diverse range of shops and is a premier shopping destination, with a wide variety of stores servicing each shopper's individual needs.
- 600 secure underground parking spaces.
- 5 high-speed lifts.
- Private Terraces.
- Air Conditioned.
- 3 compartment skirting & trunking for power, data & communications, plus power installed.
- Suspended ceiling with embedded light fittings.
- Interior mall on 4 floors comprising 15,000 sq.m. retail space and services.
- Separate office entrance.
- Four mall external access points.
- CCTV in all public spaces, personally & electronically monitored.
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