The Southfield mall is at the center of the industrial and residential hub and benefits from a wide catchment area including the extent of the high-density Embakasi estate, Mombasa Road from the Nairobi CBD and the traffic from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and beyond.
The mall has 2 number 18 passenger lifts, a set of travelators to and from the basement to the ground floor, a set of escalators to and from the ground to the first floor for the customers. There is also a provision for a common goods hoist for all the shops. The anchor tenant shall also have an internal travelator and goods hoist. The complex has a provision of three generators giving a total back up of 1200 kVA to the entire mall.
The building also has a 1600 kVA AVR system in order to correct power fluctuations at the point of entry. There is also a UPS back up for important facilities like lighting, CCTV and parking ticketing system. The entire building is controlled by a building management system which shall assist in monitoring any breakdowns, shutdowns or a disaster. Finally the entire mall has a backbone of mechanical ventilation which brings in natural ventilation to individual shops.