From raising capital and forming collaborative joint ventures, to building up and building out a property, Empire Properties is the foundation new market entrants can count on to provide value, integrity, and excellence.

Under the visionary leadership of Jove Gonsalves – a widely travelled Tanzanian entrepreneur, Empire Properties is gearing up to become a vision driven developer, owner, and operator of residential and commercial real estate in Tanzania.

Set up with the dream to bring the best of all the worlds to Tanzania, the company seeks to undertake transformative projects involving underserved prime communities in Tanzania.
These projects will include ground-up developments, and redevelopments, as well as repositioning involving rebranding and substantial capital improvements.

Our vision is to bring change people desire by raising standards of entertainment, shopping, living and working experiences.

Our mission is to improve the quality of living, working & entertainment by building family friendly community spaces that provide a premium experience at acceptable price points.

Creating a Destination Mall that will be amongst the most sought-after destinations in East Africa

Empire Properties plans to transform a prime land of 64,180 sqm (16 acres) in Msasani Village into a landmark mixed-use real estate destination.
With the growing demand for better Retail space and availability of suitable real estate in key catchment areas, Empire Properties will be an early mover bringing to market a a shopping mall that is benchmarked against the best in class.
Branded as the Tanzanite, this world-class destination inspires from the latest trends in shopping mall designs and will attract international retailers into the Tanzanian Market.

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The proposed development will consist of a Shopping Mall, Multi-purpose Convention Centre, Family Entertainment Centre (FEC), Amphitheatre, Lifestyle Restaurants, Outdoor football facility, and allied retail/ entertainment activities.

Inspired by the Empire vision, leading agencies from around the world are creating an identity which will associate Tanzanite Mall among the most sought-after destination in East Africa.

Empire Properties’ team of accomplished real estate professionals takes a free-thinking and imaginative approach in designing residential and commercial spaces that meet and anticipate the needs of today’s most discerning individuals.

Project Developer

Empire Properties is bringing together a team of innovators and builders to pioneer progressive forms of large-scale urban development.

Spanning the entire spectrum of design and building, Empire Properties has the rare ability to bring together talented teams to realize ambitious goals.

The creativity, flexibility, and diverse talents of this team afford us the special ability to adapt and position Tanzanite for its distinct market.

Financial Advisory

Mahajan & Aibara was established in 1979 and currently employs over 200 professionals from varied disciplines. Its partners are members of the Institute of Chartered Accountants as well as the Institute of Management Consultants of India. Mahajan & Aibara’s offices are located in South Mumbai with branches in Bangalore, Delhi & Pune.

The company specialises in providing Management and Business Consulting Services for the Hospitality, Real Estate & Tourism Sectors. The M & A team has extensive experience in India and abroad of over 30 years and has offered advisory services to domestic and multinational clients as well as Government agencies.
Catering to the evolving market scenario, the organisation offers a spectrum of innovative advisory services ranging from site evaluation, concept, market assessment & feasibility studies to operator search & negotiations. In addition, they offer Asset Management services to assist owners and developers in optimising operations and enhancing profitability. We have also successfully helped clients raise private equity for their projects in the hospitality and real estate sectors.

Lead Architect

Hawa – Moujaes Architects prides itself with over 32 years of professional experience in the Architecture and Engineering fields and a portfolio of distinguished projects.

With an experienced, coherent and qualified team of Architects, Structural Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, Electrical Engineers and Interior Designers they provide exceptionally high quality design services from our offices in Beirut, Dubai and Abuja to our network of clients in Lebanon, the Middle East and Africa.
Their clientele includes prestigious list of international individuals and businesses who expect only the highest standards of creativity, quality and service.
White both founding partners have been invited as jury panelists at the American University of Beirut’s School of Architecture, their service team oversees and controls projects to the highest standards of international quality.

Consulting Engineers

For 20 years, Pendharkar & Associates has worked on projects throughout the East and South African region including Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Botswana, Mozambique, Zambia, Burundi and South Africa. The companies core competencies are residential and commercial structures, industrial structures, bridges and culverts, project management, quantity survey, check engineering and non-destructive testing of concrete structures.

Established in 1990, Pendharkar & Associates is one of Tanzania’s leading registered independent consulting engineering firms providing a wide variety of services in the civil and structural sectors. The company has successfully completed various projects in residential – towers and villas; commercial – hotel & resorts, towers, showrooms; infrastructural – bridges & railway bridges; and industrial – manufacturing plants, industrial plants, valued in excess of USD $750 million and maintained the quality of services demanded by its national and international clientele.
Pendharkar & Associates boasts an experienced team in all areas of design and supervision which allows it to deliver projects on time, to budget and above the expectations of its clients. The company places emphasis in providing designs that enable simplicity of construction and together with its high quality technical documentation, aims to improve build-ability along with savings in time and cost during construction.

Brand Strategy

Brand Terminus develops Brand Concepts & Integrated Communications that help businesses stand out, connect with customers & stay relevant.

Over the past 14 years, the agency has helped over 100 prominent companies, established relevance and driven growth by creating customer experiences that drive brand loyalty – combining their strengths in building relevant brands
Through strategy, they uncover and define unique truths by looking to research, studying the competitive landscape and getting to know the organization.
With this deep, factual understanding of what sets a business apart, they provide the tools to deliver uncommonly simple experiences that reinforce the brand, turn customers into brand champions and position the company for long-term growth.
By blending logic with magic they create thoughtful, unforgettable brand identities, systems and experiences that flex and evolve with a business’ changing needs.