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Gauteng Business 2016 edition

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The 2016 edition of the Gauteng Business and Investment Guide is the premier business and investment guide for the Gauteng province and the Gauteng Growth and Development Agency (GGDA). In addition to detailed profiles of key provincial organisations, including the GGDA, the Automotive Industry Development Corporation Centre (AIDC), the Gauteng Investment Centre, the Gauteng IDZ, the Gauteng ICT Park SEZ and Constitution Hill, this edition includes well-researched economic and demographic data on the province, as well as insights into the province’s five development corridors and the new industries and development nodes in these corridors; a focus on Gauteng as a global city region; and key growth sectors for the province.

PROFILE • Clear and

PROFILE • Clear and consistent economic policies in line with national policies • Good infrastructure and facilities • World-class road, rail and air networks • An investor-friendly environment • A large pool of young, highly skilled labourers, whose skill sets match the needs of modern manufacturing, finance, and engineering industries; as well as a large pool of unskilled labour for the manufacturing, trade and transport sectors • Low land and commercial building costs • Supply of electricity that is among the cheapest in the world. However, by far the most attractive feature is the elimination of time-consuming ‘red tape’ as a result of the work done by the GIC, where special economic zones integrated with large infrastructure projects will see seamless interplay between public and private sectors. Investment opportunities Gauteng boasts a number of attractive business ventures for investors: Automotive Supplier Park The intention is to establish a consolidation centre within the Automotive Supplier Park (ASP) in Rosslyn that would cater for the logistics needs of Original Equipment Manufactures (OEMs) and component suppliers to the automotive industry. Solar Geyser The City of Tshwane (CoT) aims to decommission all conventional electric geysers and replace them with solar water heaters. This will require various technological interventions and skills. Both the low pressure and high pressure solar water heaters will be installed. Ultimately only high pressure solar systems will be installed due to the inherent benefits and the low pressure systems will be fazed out. The City will require project managers, plumbers and fairly trained labour to achieve the milestones, as such local economic development will benefit the communities of the City. Tshwane ICC Construction of a convention centre that meets international norms. This is a phased development, with future developments including international hotel(s) and further mixed use developments. West Capital The concept includes the proposed development of inter alia: a student village, sport incubatory centre, retail components, commercial components, innercity housing and health facilities. Centurion Symbio City The conversion of some 10 hectares of land, sur- Tshwane Automotive City The creation of a zone where the automotive chain of suppliers are located. Power Station The City of Tshwane (CoT) owns and operates two power stations, Pretoria West and Rooiwal, with a designed capacity of 180 MW and 300 MW respectively. GAUTENG BUSINESS 2016 68

PROFILE arts, culture, business and sporting contributions of global significance (amongst other potential occupants). This structure has the potential to become an iconic building not only as an addition to the built environment of Johannesburg, but also within the socio-political context of the country. The facility will serve to inspire the youth by highlighting South African individual’s successes on the global stage. rounding and including the man-made Centurion Lake, into a vibrant mixed-use Symbio-City, linking the Centurion Gautrain Station with the existing Centurion Mall. Legacy The creation of a knowledge based commercial and residential environment. Menlyn Maine The creation of a first “Green Living Precinct” in South Africa. Rainbow Junction The vision of Rainbow Junction encapsulates the delivery of a vibrant New Economic Node, on a premier address of 140 ha in the foyer of the Capital City, reflecting the dynamic lifestyle of the new South Africa with a mixed land use property development. Hammanskraal Business Process The creation of a Business Process Outsourcing and Off-Shoring Park (BPO&O) as an employment stimulator in the Hammanskraal area. Metsweding Arts and Crafts Business The establishment of a business incubator that will support small- and micro enterprises in the arts and crafts sector within the Cullinan, Rayton, Refilwe region. Constitution Hill Visitors Centre Investment is required to fund the building and operation of a unique building at Constitution Hill which is envisaged to showcase South African achievement, will celebrate Iconic Struggle Stalwarts, ORTIA-IDZ The OR Tambo International Airport Industrial Development Zone (ORTIA–IDZ) is a Gauteng Provincial Government initiative lined up to be able to realise the objectives of implementing its economic development goals. The initiative is aligned to the priorities set out by both national and provincial government, which among others include leading, facilitating and managing sustainable job creation and inclusive economic growth and development in Global City Region. Heidelberg Extension 24 Industrial 1 stand, 1 municipal, 3 parks and 5,94km of roads. Farm Klippoortjie Residential development Heidelberg Extension 25: Retail Development. Ratanda Extension 5 Development of a pleasure resort. Rensburg Extension 2 Residential Development. Portion 86 and R/5 Mixed Development CONTACT INFO Physical address: The Place, 1 Sandton Drive, Sandton, Johannesburg Tel : +27 10 001 8650 Email: info@gautenginvest.co.za Website: www.gautenginvest.co.za 69 GAUTENG BUSINESS 2016

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