Mahwelereng Shopping Centre opened yesterday (Wednesday, 27 March 2013), meeting the growing needs of local consumers by introducing the refreshing convenience of one-stop shopping to this growing Limpopo town.
Mahwelereng Shopping Centre is developed by Gerald and Pieter Dros of Olympic Park. Retail Network Services crafted its focused retail mix to suit the shopping centre’s unique footprint. The 12,986sqm shopping centre opened fully let with a selection of 33 retailers.
“Mahwelereng is a densely-populated area and a local centre is long overdue,” says Gavin Tagg of Retail Network Services. “With nearly 50,000 households in the trade area, and a population of more than 280,000, Mahwelereng Shopping Centre will be an important part of everyday life for this community.”
Shoprite will anchor the retail centre in a large 3,565sqm store and shoppers can also get groceries from Roots at Mahwelereng Shopping Centre.
These popular retailers lead an impressive array of shopping choices, starting with a formidable fashion line-up from Studio 88, Jet, Edgars Active, Pep, Ackermans, Rage, Pallino Italiano and The Fashion People.
Cashbuild, in a store spanning 1,350sqm, will take care of hardware and DIY needs while for the home there is furniture from Joshua Doore, OK Furniture, Barnetts and Ellerines. There’s also health and beauty shopping from Hair and Beauty Salon, Masana Pharmacy and Dynamic Vision.
Bringing customers the latest in banking, Mahwelereng Shopping Centre features Nedbank and South African Post Office as well as ATMs from Absa and FNB. Cellular and photography and printing are available from X-Photo and Voice Africa. There’s also a Liquor City.
This modern shopping centre is a meeting place, as well as a shopping space. Visitors can enjoy the restaurant and fast food variety from Old Fashioned Fish & Chips, Chingo’s Chicken, Chesanyama and Debonairs.
“There is a high demand for fashion, furniture and banking in the area. Mahwelereng Shopping Centre meets these needs and also creates an important social resource,” says Tagg.
The shopping centre is on Dudu Madisha drive, about seven kilometres from the Mokopane CBD. It is easily accessible from the N11 Highway and ideally positioned for both local consumers and passing traffic, alongside an Engen filling station.
“Mahwelereng Shopping Centre provides public transport users with safe and convenient access. It also has 264 parking bays,” says Tagg. “This boost to local retail is also benefiting the local economy with sustainable economic growth the new employment opportunities”