Press Coverage

    Mr Irwin Barkan, CEO of BG International, expressed his happiness and excitement about being associated with an activity that will help develop basketball in the country as well as unearth talents in young people.
    • Basketball receives another boost

    • February 25, 2015
    • As part of her CSR activities, BG International (real estate developers) has partnered GEM with Hope foundation as a sponsor, to help train and develop basketball talents in the country.  The GEM with Hope Foundation is an NGO that uses basketball as a tool to inspire the minds and hearts of the youth within our communities, to dream and hope…read more →

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    • BGI donates towards street-lighting project in Gbawe

    • February 24, 2015
    • BG International (BGI), a US-based real estate development firm with an office in Ghana, has donated $10,000 towards a street-lighting project for the Gbawe community, a suburb of Accra.The donation was made at a durbar held to climax the celebration of the Homowo festival in Gbawe recently. Mr. Irwin Barkan, Chief Executive Officer of BGI, said the donation was to restart…read more →

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    • BGI LLC News from Daily Guide

    •   BG International, an American-based development firm, in collaboration with Safe Water Network, has commissioned a Safe Water Station at Yawkwei in the Ashanti region. The safe water station is expected to serve over 12,000 people in four villages in the Ashanti region. The station pumps raw water from existing boreholes and treats it through chlorination to meet World Health…read more →

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    BGI Featured in Shopping Centers Today Magazine
    • BGI featured in Shopping Centers Today magazine

    • BGI LLC  Featured in Shopping Centers Today’s December 2013 Magazine.   Africa’s Next Frontier By Anna Robaton Africa’s surging economies, burgeoning middle classes and rapidly growing cities promise to keep retail developers busy for Years.  …According to CEO Irwin Barkan of BG International, a U.S. shopping centre developer “who said ten years ago there was not a modern supermarket on the continent…read more →

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    • Retailers and developers lured by African Attractions

    • “According the World Bank’s Africa Pulse report in April, economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is expected to reach more than 5 per cent on average between 2013 and 2015, making Africa among the fastest growing regions in the world.” features BGI LL’s CEO Irwin Barkan in this article about retail and retailor trends in Africa’s blooming economies…

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