Our Province, Our City

Our Province, KwaZulu-Natal

As the jewel of South Africa’s East Coast, the garden province of KwaZulu-Natal offers a cornucopia of attractions, activities, wildlife and natural wonders. Rich in culture and history, a province of the Zulu people and royal seat of the Zulu monarch. Popular with both local and international travelers, the province offers subtropical coastlines and wetlands, rolling green hills, and alpine escarpments. Experience the excitement of the vibrant metropolitan city of Durban. Economically powerful with various industrial proficiencies and richly arable land, KwaZulu-Natal is a province of ability.

KwaZulu-Natal Accounts for:

0%

OF THE COUNTRY’S AGRICULTURE SECTOR

0%

OF SOUTH AFRICAN MANUFACTURING

0%

STAKE OF THE NATION’S TRANSPORT, STORAGE AND COMMUNICATION FACILITIES

0%

OF THE COUNTRY’S RETAIL & WHOLESALE TRADE, CATERING AND ACCOMMODATION

0%

OF THE NATIONAL GDP

0%

OF THE COUNTRY’S ELECTRICITY, GAS AND WATER OUTPUT

0%

OF THE COUNTRY’S FINANCE, INSURANCE, REAL ESTATE AND BUSINESS ACTIVITIES

0%

OF THE VALUE ADDED IN THE COUNTRY’S CONSTRUCTION SECTOR

0%

OF SOUTH AFRICA’S COMMUNITY, SOCIAL AND PERSONAL SERVICES SECTOR ACTIVITY

Our City, Durban

Durban is the warmest place to be! Offering an unmatched lifestyle in the beautiful, natural environment of coastal KwaZulu-Natal, Durban offers a balance of live, work and play unequalled by any other South African city. Couple this with great infrastructure, a bustling port and international accessibility, and you have an idyllic location with incredible potential and great promise.

ACCOLADES

  • First placed South African City in the Top Quality of Living International Mercer Survey, 2016
  • New7Wonders City 2015
  • New York Times’ seventh Must-Visit City in the World
  • Knight Frank International Residential City Index 2016 placed Durban first for Residential Investment Performance for the whole of Africa, and one of the top 50 cities globally
  • Busiest general cargo port in Africa
  • Best trading density of any shopping centre in the country at Gateway Theatre of Shopping

ECONOMY

  • 3,7 million people
  • Economic growth rates higher than the South African average
  • eThekwini Municipality has AA and A1+ international credit ratings off an annual budget of approximately R45 billion per annum
  • Biggest and busiest metro in the province
  • Core BRICS city
  • Home to Dube TradePort Special Economic Zone (SEZ)
  • Positioned as a platform to access SADC markets
  • 46th busiest port in the world, handling over 60 percent of total container traffic to and from South Africa
  • Diverse economy in manufacturing, finance, real estate, trade and transport

INFRASTRUCTURE

  • Busiest shipping port in Sub-Saharan Africa with 4 500 commercial vessels per year (74 million tons of cargo)
  • Award-winning King Shaka International Airport, which has the capacity to handle over 15 million passengers and 100 000 tons of freight, with growth capacity to 65 million passengers and 2 million tons of freight
  • Most awarded electricity distribution services on the continent
  • Vast road and rail network
  • GO!Durban – Integrated Rapid Public Transport Network being rolled out across the metropolitan – safe, flexible, cost effective
  • World-class water treatment
  • Smart City – extensive fibre optic and telecommunications networks
  • Globalised Metro Port City
  • Shipping port supported by a new multi-product pipeline from Durban’s port to the inland areas

Associated Partners

Phone: +27 (0)31 560 1900 | Email: commercial@tongaat.com | Address: 305 uMhlanga Rocks Drive, La Lucia, 4051 | Postal address: PO Box 22319, Glenashley, 4022 Tongaat Hulett Developments creates value for all stakeholders through an all-inclusive approach to growth and development.
Copyright © Tongaat Hulett Developments