What’s New

Ga Mashie development chief

BGI CEO Irwin Barkan and his wife were enstooled  as Nii Ayaah 1, and his wife Lindsay Barkan Naa Ayele, development chief and Queen respectively, they are responsible for bringing development to the community, by and in partnership with the Akanmajay Stool of Ga Mashie. Akanmajay are partnering with BGI in developing  land that the Stool controls. It is in this respect…read more →

Books for Ghana

A  joint initiative by BGI LLC and the Africa America Institute (AAI) to provide books and educational materials to under resourced communities in Ghana, has begun. The first batch of books – a collection of about 400 of America’s finest classics – would be donated to the Otomfuo Osei Tutu II Charity Foundation. Otumfuo, the king of Ghana’s Ashanti people,…read more →

Africa Hotel Investment Forum

BGI CEO Irwin Barkan will be one of the speakers at the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) to be held 23-25 September 2013 at the Inter Continental, Nairobi, Kenya. AHIF is the continent’s premier annual hotel investment conference connecting business leaders from international and local markets. The event brings together the Who’s Who driving investment into tourism projects, infrastructure and…read more →

Safe Water project for four communities in Ashanti Region

BGI LLC, a United States based real estate firm, and the Safe Water Network, with support from Otumfuo Osei Tutu, are implementing a water project to improve the health and livelihoods of some communities in the Ashanti Region. The $200,000 water project would provide access to 12,000 people in Asante Akim North and South District and its surrounding communities. Mr…read more →

BGI and Safe Water Network Provide Safe, Affordable Water for Ghana

BGI and Safe Water Network have joined forces to bring safe, sustainable and locally-owned water infrastructure to Ghana. The goal of this initiative is to produce a sustainable system and network that dramatically improves health and livelihoods within the community, and can be broadly replicated across Ghana, Sub-Saharan Africa and beyond. “Together we are solving the challenges to sustainability and…read more →

BGI is proud to sponsor the Yale Club of Ghana 2013 Conference

BGI LLC is proud to sponsor the Yale Club of Ghana 2013 Conference, From Success to Significance: Thought Leaders in the African Renaissance in Accra, Ghana, July 18-19, 2013 reflecting our commitment to Ghana, Sub-Sahara Africa and the Yale Alumni Association program of bringing world class thinkers, artists and business leaders to forums around the World.   BGI CEO, Irwin…read more →

Mahama, 4 others agree to build 6-lane highway from Lagos to Abidjan

Ghana has agreed with four other West African neighbours to invest and expand the Lagos-Abidjan highway into a six-lane road to among others boost trade among them. The leaders of the five countries – Nigeria, Benin, Togo, Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire – met on the sideline of the ongoing 21st Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and…read more →

Breaking Ground for Mallam Junction Mall

We were very proud to “break ground” at the Mallam Junction Mall site this month. Located at the key transportation interchange of Mallam Junction, which connects Accra-Takoradi Expressway and  George W. Bush Motorway; this enclosed mall development offers unparalleled access to the western Accra metro region. Mallam Junction Mall will be anchored by the premier grocery and department store retailers…read more →

Ghana’s 2021 Economic Predictions

According to Business Monitor International’s “Economic Analysis – The Landscape In 2021″, Ghana is #4 in Africa, Nigeria #1 in GDP. Ghana goes from #6 to #4 Nigeria surpassing South Africa. Download the full article here: Economic Analysis

FLASH! Goldman Sachs Discovers Africa. Finally.

“Explore Africa’s and its rapid growth as it takes its turn in the sequence of the world’s economic evolution and realignment. There is both meaningful growth and change, and consumer companies in particular will need an Africa strategy sooner rather than later. Our interviews and the pieces from our analysts reinforce this view…” Read the Full Report