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City to unlock 350 hectare development

EThekwni is open for business! This will be confirmed at a historic signing of a memorandum of agreement with Main Street 57 to incentivise the Brickworks Development in the Avoca Development Node, north of Durban.

The node measures approximately 350 hectares in extent and has the potential capital investment of R10 billion. The development is being facilitated by the Catalytic Projects Unit due to its strategic location and the scale of anticipated socio-economic benefits as a result.

An estimated 23 000 construction jobs and 13 500 permanent jobs could be created. Investec Property have committed to ensuring that all contractors during the construction phase of the development will be required to create opportunities for local enterprises wherever possible. This to ensure that the Brickworks Development contributes meaningfully towards job creation and socio-economic transformation.

As part of the City’s strategy to create a conducive environment for investment, it offers a substantial rates rebate to investors and developers. This forms part of the City’s Economic Development Incentive Policy (EDIP) that aids investment in the City that contributes to job creation.

The EDIP aims to position eThekwini as a preferred investment destination and focuses on supporting new investments based on their potential and future contribution to economic growth, spatial regeneration and job creation within the Municipal area, in accordance with the strategic objectives of the Municipality.

In order to incentivise the Brickworks Development and realise the anticipated socio-economic benefits resulting from the development, including the increased rates income for the City once the development is undertaken, a rates rebate is proposed for five years for each of the three phases of the full Brickworks Development.

Sohana.singh@durban.gov.za

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