LESS than four months after they appeared here, Skyline Investment Group came out with its second investment proposal for Solomon Islands.
This time, it’s a 5,000 housing scheme for public servants.
News of this multi-million dollar scheme was released on 10th this month by the Prime Minister’s Office.
This was after they signed the deal with government ministers.
Special Secretary to the Prime Minister Rence Sore said the project will start as early as next month, early September, depending on how quickly the government will identify and allocate land for the project.
He said the land identification and acquisition should have been completed by the end of this month.
Mr Sore added this public service housing scheme will come complete with relevant infrastructure such as road networks, water and electricity at the City suburbs.
One of the proposed sites for the housing project is the Baranamba outskirts.
Mr Sore said Phase One of public housing project will concentrate on Honiara City but Phase Two will the housing project be constructed at the provincial centres.
He said the project will be completed within the next four years from the date of the signing of the MOU.
He said the final result of this project is that public servants and other Solomon Islanders would eventually own the homes.
Mr Sore said the public service housing project in one important flagship project of the Democratic Coalition for Change (DCC) government and the government has the political will to see it through.
He explained the project comes under the private-public partnership (PPP) scheme and will be developed along the Build, Own, Operate and Transfer (BOOT) model.