Catalytic Project: Category B (in preparation)
Located on the North Coast of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, and uniquely positioned adjacent to the Dube TradePort/King Shaka International Airport precinct, Inyaninga is a planned development that also enjoys provincial road (R102) and rail access.
The development comprises a mix of land uses including industrial, logistics, business, commercial and residential. The development could potentially yield a 200 ha platform for industrial and logistics, 20 000 m² commercial bulk, 7 500 residential units and 300 ha open space. Inyaninga presents an opportunity for bulk sale of land (either with or without development approvals) or a partnership model. (Source: Tongaat Hulett Developments).
Summary of planned development:
- Inyaninga will be a major multi-modal logistics hub, located at the nexus of road, rail, sea and air links and integrated with both residential and commercial activities.
- It is positioned within the core Aerotropolis area and is set to comprise a mix of land uses, inclusive of industrial, logistics, business, commercial and residential.
- Planning: High-level planning is well advanced, with all specialist reports being completed.
- Environmental: The EIA (Environmental Impact Assessment) is in an advanced stage in collaboration with the local municipality and Dube TradePort.
- Investment Value: R35-billion
- Annual Rates: R500-million
- Construction Jobs: 63,967
- Permanent Jobs: 13,289
- Other benefits: It will play a role of knitting together the areas of Verulam, Tongaat and rural areas west of the Airport with residential, social and employment opportunities
Key issues / challenges
- Broader Development Intentions: Broader studies for the Aerotropolis core are underway to inform the various developments, including iNyaninga. These include broader environmental as well as traffic studies.
- Bulk Infrastructure: Major infrastructure upgrades will be required to unlock the area for development.
Response and way forward
- Broader Studies: ETA and Environmental Department to expedite the approval of these broader studies to unlock the specific developments in the area such as Inyaninga.
- Bulk Infrastructure: The budgeting for and roll-out of the necessary bulk infrastructure to be carefully co-ordinated within the context of the broader Aerotropolis master planning and anticipated market take up in the area.
*As at March 2017
Contact / enquire
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