Bay Communities

Founded in 2012, Bay Communities is the Accra-based subsidiary of San Francisco real estate development company, Bay Development, LLC.

With a strong commitment to excellence in every facet of its operations, Bay Communities specializes in the redevelopment of native, government and community lands, developing them into world-class residential and entertainment properties.

Bay Communities—in partnership with the Ghana Transit Development Corporation (GTDC)—is currently in the site acquisition and pre-development phase of building a luxury 300-room beach hotel with residences and a casino. This site will be adjacent to the historic Black Star Square in Accra, Ghana.


Kofi Bonner

Board Member

As a board member of Bay Communities, Kofi Bonner advises development activities for all Ghana based projects.  Currently, Mr. Bonner is the President…


Clyde Sotomey

VP Acquisitions & Development

As the VP of Acquisitions & Development for Bay Communities, Mr. Sotomey has an in depth knowledge of Ghana’s political system, often working with…


Accra Beach Rendering

Black Star Square is a historic and prominent coastal destination that spans across a 15.5 acre site. Boasting a 5-star hotel, 250 luxury residential homes and a 12,000 sqft casino, the incredible property also includes, exclusive beach-front town homes and high-rise condominiums with unparalleled ocean views.

Mixed-Use Hotel, Residential and Casino Development

5 Star Hotel:
- 300 rooms
- 28,000 sqft event facilities
- 20,000 sqft Food & beverage, including signature restaurant
- First-class Spa
- Mid-rise and high-rise tower construction
- 200+ parking spaces

Luxury Residential:
- 250 Homes
- Exclusive beach-front town homes, high-rise condominiums with magnificent ocean views
- World-class amenities (access to hotel)
- 20,000 sqft Exclusive Beach Club
- 250+ parking spaces

- 12,000 sqft

This 1-acre prime location Downtown Accra site will have 4,750 sqft of retail space, a 17-story hotel with 154 rooms and 126 parking spaces, as well as a 20-story 153,000 sqft office building with 197 parking space.

Mixed-Use Hotel and Office Development, 1-acre site

- 153,000 sqft
- 20 stories
- 197 parking spaces

- 154 rooms
- 17 stories
- 126 parking spaces

- 4,750 sqft