History

History
The Medine Group
History

The Medine Group

Founded in 1911 as a sugar estate, the Medine Group has successfully transformed from an essentially sugar-based operation into a diversified group, structured around the core business areas of Agriculture, Leisure, Property Development and Education. Leveraging on its prime geographic position on the west coast and its 10,000-hectare land bank, the group has engaged in an unprecedented property development programme under its Master plan to redefine the west coast into a sustainable and vibrant community which will serve both Mauritian families and visitors.

 

Medine Limited is listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius with a market capitalisation of MUR 7.51 bn as at May 2018 and features among the Top 75 Mauritian companies.

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Medine Property
History

Medine Property

Since the beginning of its operations in 2007, Medine Property has been at the forefront of development of the Medine Group. The Property cluster objectives and ambition hence lie on the sound and sustainable development of the group’s land assets. Through the solid expertise of a dynamic team of professionals, urban planners, architects, Medine Property has pioneered a key number of projects including Tamarina IRS Golf Estate, student residences, an integrated and international Education hub, residential projects, schools and other building projects.

 

Leveraging on the group’s 2005-2025 Master Plan, Medine Property is deploying its development, of which an integrated and sustainable smart city of 350 hectares strategically located on the west Coast of Mauritius. Uniciti, the Medine Group’s smart city was officially launched in September 2017, promoting the concept of Live, Work, Enjoy & Learn, with therefore Education and Higher Education particularly at the core of its development.

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  • 1911
  • 1922
  • 1926
  • 1974
  • 1979
  • 2005
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  • 2018
  • 1911

    Acquisition of The Medine Sugar Estates Company Limited

  • 1922

    A Mauritius first: automatic bagging of sugar

  • 1926

    Launch of Medine Distillery Co. Ltd.

  • 1974

    Introduction of the first mechanisation tool for sugarcane cultivation

  • 1979

    Opening of Casela

  • 2005

    Opening of Tamarina Golf Estate & Beach Club, the first Integrated Resort Scheme developement on the island


    Launch of the Medine Master Plan 2005-2025

  • 2006

    Creation of Medine Horizons Foundation

  • 2007

    Creation of Medine Property

  • 2009

    Restructuring of the Group into Agriculture, Leisure & Property

  • 2011

    Launch of Cascavelle Shopping Village & Medine Business Park

  • 2012

    Opening of Medine Education Village in Pierrefonds

  • 2014

    Opening of Westcoast International Primary School


    Renovation, extension and rebranding of Casela into Casela World of Adventures

  • 2015

    Launch of the ICSIA project & Student Life Residences

  • 2017

    Opening of Westcoast International Secondary School and L’Île aux Enfants nursery and pre-primary school


    Launch of Uniciti


    Opening of Middlesex University Mauritius

  • 2018

    Medine Education Village is rebranded into Uniciti Education Hub


    Launch of SPARC the new sports centre of Uniciti

     

    Delivery of 8 additional buildings within Uniciti Office Park

     

    Extension of Westcoast International Secondary School

     

    Renovation of Cascavelle Shopping Village’s foodcourt

SmartStrategy
Did you know?
  • #1

    A natural drainage system will collect rainwater and redirect it towards existing rivers

  • #2

    New parks will be created within the city as an extension of existing green areas

  • #3

    The city grids takes into account the prevailing winds to ensure natural ventilation

  • #4

    The site on which the city is built is covered with a dense network of water bodies

  • #5

    The design codes will ensure the architectural coherence and high environmental performance

  • #6

    Land use is distributed in a manner that optimizes the use of energy and resources

  • #7

    The city is designed as a series of walkable neighbourhoods, along linear parks

  • #8

    Each of the city’s neighbourhoods is a self-sufficient node, organized around a local centre

  • #9

    Each primary road of the city incorporates generous pavement and a segregated cycle path

  • #10

    The whole city will be connected through cycle and pedestrian tracks

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