Land Investments Group - Land and Property development

The Land Investments Group (LIG) specializes in the development and management of industrial parks with a view to attracting overseas (export related) companies into Ghana. Its largest and most advanced development is based at the Free Zone Enclave in Tema where it has developed some 700 acres of industrial real estate. LIG’s Tema sites are currently at full capacity having been leased by world-renowned blue chip companies such as Cargill, Barry Callebaut and Imperial Logistics.

Land Investment Group Subsidiaries

  • Dawa Development Company
  • Octoglow Ghana Limited
  • International Land Development Company (ILDC) Ghana & Nigeria
  • Atlantic City Company
  • Murphy Homes

International Land development Company (ILDC) Ghana & Nigeria
International Land Development Company (ILDC) Ghana & Nigeria was the first land developer at the Tema free Zones Enclave. ILDC owns and operates 300 acre development in the enclave which is 100% occupied by international blue chip manufacturers such as Cargill (USA), Barry Callebaut (Switzerland) and Walmar (Singapore). ILDC is currently in discussions to replicate its Tema development on two sites in Nigeria.

Octoglow Ghana Limited
Octoglow Ghana Limited was the 2nd land developer in the Tema Free Zones Enclave. Similar to its sister company, ILDC, Octoglow’s development is sold out and is home to the large logistics and manufacturing firms such as Imperial Logistics, Agility and United Steel. Octoglow will also be home to the Mega Warehouse and Inland Port and Container Terminal when they are both completed in mid-2016. A 20km railway line currently under construction will link the Octoglow development to the Tema Harbour when completed in 2017.

Dawa Development Company
Dawa Industrial City is Ghana’s newest industrial enclave located along the Tema-Aflao road, 45 minutes from the Tema Harbour, Ghana’s largest port. The 2000 acre industrial park development which will soon be home to some of the largest manufacturing companies in the world will be developed in 3 phases over the next 5 years. Work on Phase 1 (850 acres), has already begun and is expected to be completed in the 2nd quarter of 2017 at a total cost of $30M.

Atlantic City
Atlantic City is a mixed use development at Apremdo, Takoradi comprising of industrial, commercial, residential and recreational real estate spread over 1,200 acres. Work on phase one this project began in August 2015 and is expected to be completed in mid-2018.

Murphy Homes
Murphy Homes is the residential property development arm of LIG focused primarily on low and middle income housing. Murphy has broken ground on a 50 acre development in the coastal town of Prampram to provide a combination of low, middle and high end residential property for the Ghanaian market.           

Southern Utilities – Utilities

Southern Utilities is LMI’s subsidiary responsible for overseeing its interest in the industrial utilities sector. It has interests across the electricity supply value chain from generation to distribution in addition to interests in water and fuel storage and supply.

Southern Utilities Subsidiaries

    • Enclave Power Company
    • Atlantic Electric Company Limited
    • Southern Gas
    • Southern Water
    • Shamrock Oil

Enclave Power Company (EPC)
Enclave Power Company (EPC) Ghana’s only privately owned power Distribution Company responsible for distributing about 45MW of power purchased from the Volta River Authority to the tenants of the Tema Free-Zones Enclave. Enclave Power owns Ghana’s only privately owned sub-station (130MVA) in Tema built at a cost of $35M. EPC has recently broken ground on a new 393 MVA sub-station in Dawa in order to meet the expected power demand from the Dawa Industrial City.

Atlantic Power Company
The Atlantic Power Company is an Independent Power Producer (IPP) currently developing a 120MW Combined Cycle Gas Turbine Power Plant to be located in the Western Region of Ghana. The plant will utilize 2 GE Frame 6B gas turbines in combined cycle and is expected to run on both natural gas and LCO. Financial close expected in the third quarter of 2016 with commercial operation date to follow in the 4th quarter of 2017. The project is expected to cost ~$180M.

The Murphy Group – Construction

Established in 1992, John Murphy Ghana is the oldest of LMI’s subsidiaries. The group controls LMI’s interests in the engineering and construction sector which span an asphalt plant, a heavy equipment rental business, a building and road construction company, a concrete products plant and quarry assets with production capacity in excess of 700 tons of stone per hour.

John Murphy’s extensive capabilities are very well synergized and brought together to deliver on all types of complex projects. It has only the best on staff and has demonstrated its capabilities in the construction of residential and industrial developments repeatedly throughout Ghana. John Murphy Ghana oversees the construction of all LMI Holdings facilities in addition to its work for 3rd parties.

Project Name




Cocoa Board Warehouse (2009)

100K Ton Warehouse in Takoradi (Largest Cocoa Warehouse in Ghana)

Ghana Cocoa Board


West Hills Mall (2013)

Supply of pre-mix concrete for the construction of West Africa’s Largest Mall



Mega Warehouse (2014)

Construction of Largest Single Roof Warehouse in Ghana

International Warehousing & Logistics Group (LMI


Petroleum Products Storage Depot at Buipe and Kumasi

Construction of Petroleum storage tank farms in Kumasi and Buipe

Ministry of Energy







John Murphy Subsidiaries

  • Murphy Construction Limited
  • Limex Construction Limited
  • Atlantic Quarry & Building Products Limited
  • Kelly Plant Limited

Murphy Construction Limited is the construction arm of the Murphy Group that specializes in civil works and construction of commercial, industrial and steel structures in addition to the construction of drainage systems, dams and irrigation canals.

Limex Construction Limited is the subsidiary of the Murphy Group that specializes in the design and construction of first-class roads and highways. Limex has two ultra-modern asphalt plants and state-of-the-art equipment to provide excellent service.

Atlantic Quarry & Building Products Limited is an ultra-modern rock quarry that supplies aggregate for the Murphy Group and other clients. Atlantic mines, harvests, crushes and grade rocks to meet the construction needs of its customers using environmentally friendly techniques. The firm recently acquired two quarry sites: one in Dawa, and the other in the Shai Hills area in order to meet growing demand for building material. Production at both sites is expected to start in the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Kelly Plant Limited is the plant and equipment rental arm of the Murphy Group. Kelly provides equipment rental services to a broad array of clients such as military authorities, construction contractors, utility companies, petro-chemical companies, mines, quarries and local builders. Kelly has a wide selection of construction and earth moving equipment from manufacturers such as Caterpillar, MAN, Demag, Atlas Copco and JCB in addition to a well-trained team of professionals to operate these machines.

International Warehousing & Logistics Group – Warehousing and Logistics

Established in 2004, International Warehousing & Logistics Group (IWLG) is LMI’s subsidiary formed in response to the need for quality storage facilities in Ghana. Its aim is to increase the operating efficiency of its clients by providing logistics solutions for them and their customers in a manner that is consistent with international standards.

International Warehousing Company & Logistics Subsidiaries

    • International Warehousing Company
    • Trans Volta Network
    • Inland Port Network

International Warehousing Company
IWC owns and operates over 41,000 square meters of warehouse space. It has specially constructed and leased warehouses to a number of high end clients such as Cargill Cocoa and Imperial Health Sciences. (Formerly RTT Health Services)
Most recently IWC has expanded its business focus to include freight transportation. As part of this business expansion, IWC is currently constructing a 92,000m2 bonded and managed mega warehouse for rental in the Tema Free Zones enclave, the largest in Ghana. IWC is also constructing the 7500m2 Beahu warehouse in the Western Region
Trans Volta Network is constructing a 20km railway line from the Tema Harbor to the Ghana Free Zones Enclave in Tema. The objective is to establish efficient and effective services from Tema port to the North and across the border to Burkina Faso, to establish a reliable distribution network and to generally reduce costs on shipping.
The Inland Port Network is responsible for the transportation of containers from the Tema Harbor to the container terminal in the Tema Free Zones Enclave and out of the enclave for shipping when the 20km railway is completed.

Datacom Telecommunications Limited (DTL)

Datacom Telecommunications Limited is a subsidiary of LMI Holdings that provides B2B IT services and solutions using the latest technology. It focuses on customer satisfaction, quality and providing exceptional expertise to its clients.

Datacom Telecommunications Limited specializes in three main service areas

    • Fibre Optic Bandwidth Solution
    • Online and Offline Data Storage
    • Project Consultancy Services
It has as its aim the provision of fast, reliable bandwidth services to the local businesses within the Free Zones Enclave area, medium to large office computer users as well as offering of offsite data storage solutions to varied clients and ensuring that its clients’ data is secure.