An artist's impression of the planned development
  • Catalytic Project: Category B (projects in preparation)

Project description

  • The proposed development covers a land area of 2 186 hectares
  • New economic hub and act as a regional node which will include uses such as residential (low to high density); business parks; office and retail
  • Strategically located along the N3 Corridor
  • Responds to issues of spatial integration

Socio-economic benefits

  • Investment Value: R28-billion
  • Annual Rates: R400-million
  • Construction Jobs: 270 000
  • Permanent Jobs: 30 000
  • Other Benefits: R20-million annual tax revenue to fiscus

Project status

  • EIA approved for retail and mixed use precinct
  • Authorisation for the release from Act 70 of 70 for the whole development received
  • Draft PDA/SPLUMA application for rezoning and subdivision have been submitted: currently in circulation

Key issues / challenges

  • Provision of bulk infrastructure (water, waste water, electricity)
  • Re-classification of Kassier Road by DOT
  • Ensure alignment with spatial intentions of the area
  • Discussions on extension of IRPTN
  • Proposed Landfill site in close proximity to high income development

Response and way forward

Initiate engagements with internal departments and external service providers on the development proposal.

Contact / enquire

For the most current update on opportunities, project progress, outstanding actions and investment requirements, please contact Invest Durban.