28 APRIL 2014
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London Stock Exchange listed office accommodation company Regus has opened a new facility in Gaborone, capital of Botswana. It is the 101st country in which Regus has a presence and will help companies of all sizes to explore a nation expected to achieve real GDP growth of around 5.5% in 2014.
Regus calls itself a “flexible workplace provider”. It was established in 1989 by English entrepreneur, Mark Dixon, is registered in Jersey with a Head Office in Luxembourg. In a statement Regus says that Botswana is a highly attractive market for businesses, offering “an impressive track record of good governance and economic growth” according to the World Bank. In addition to having a thriving mining industry, the country has steady agriculture, construction, financial services and tourism sectors, with the government committed to expanding the non-mining private sector. Regus now operates in 17 countries in Africa.
Mark Dixon, CEO of Regus Plc, commented: “Regus’ strategy is to further increase the support we offer to companies, by growing our presence in Africa and, moreover, globally. Our target is to open at least 300 centres by the end of 2014 which will assist all of our customers in becoming more successful.” www.regus.co.uk
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