East Legon is located to the north-east of Accra Central, and neighboured by Spintex to the south; Madina and Ashaley Botwe to the north; The University of Ghana Campus and Achimota to the west; and Trasacco Estates to the east.
The neighbourhood boasts a very vibrant real estate market. Considered by many professionals in the industry as one of Accra's prime real estate hotspots, properties in East Legon command high prices and rents, averaging GH₵600.00 per month for a one bedroom self-contained apartment for rent.
One of its landmarks is the A&C Square, where the A&C Shopping Mall is surrounded by various other business establishments catering to diverse needs and wants, including restaurants where many gather to unwind after a day's work, and have small meetings. The A&C Square is a great starting point from which to give directions to places in the neighbourhood since it is one of the easiest places to locate. All over East Legon are business enterprises catering to most needs and commercial real estate for rent available to new business owners.
If you're thinking of finding property in East Legon, you'll be pleased to know that it's more than just a great hub for business; it's a neighbourhood that is mostly self-sustainable with the convenience of services, transportation, and schools within walking distance depending on which part you happen to live: There's the Lizzy Sports Complex (Marcel Desailly Sports Complex) for everything sport, from keeping fit in the gym to having a leisurely swim or playing a friendly game of football with friends and colleagues; multiple restaurants and food joints specialising in local or exotic cuisine; Shopping marts catering to items for stocking your home fridges and kitchens and general household items; and so many other businesses. New business ventures spring up very often in the East Legon neighourhood and it's quite the thrill to stroll around the place discovering the diversity of people and services both well known and the obscure and unknown. Just think of the item or service, and you're very likely to find it or a business that serves it within East Legon.
East Legon is home to some important people like foreign diplomats, members of Parliament, ministers of State, international footballers and other dignitaries and celebrities, so naturally, there is a higher level of discipline, orderliness and of course security in the neighbourhood. This encourages the more security conscious members of the public to rent, buy property or work here, so they have little to worry about by way of fear of theft and other social vices that are common in less secure places. It allows for a relaxed and serene ambience that augurs very well for productivity during work hours and recreation during rest periods. In short, a well-rounded experience.