The Accra Shopping Mall is an avant-garde retail and shopping center in Accra, located on the Tetteh Quarshie Interchange adjacent to the Tema Motorway.
The mall was open to business on July 4, 2008. It stands as one of the most modern shopping malls in West Africa and the first large-scale shopping center in Ghana. The mall is an enclosed, fully air-conditioned shopping center. It has 20,322 square meters of retail space with parking lots for about a 1000 cars.
The Accra Mall lodges 65 line-shops and 9 restaurants of which 30% are operated by Ghanaian retailers and also attracts over 135000 customers weekly.
Atterbury and the Owusu Ankyaw Family.
Actis sold their majority share in the shopping Mall to South African commercial and retail property developer, Atterbury, and financial services group, Sanlam.
Actis negotiated its 85 percent investment in Accra Mall after managing the development process and raised the funds to finance the project. But the Ghanaian entrepreneurs Owusu Nkyaw family still hold a minority share in the monument.