An aerial view of Cornubia in Durban.
Answering the demand for smaller industrial sites, property group JT Ross has released a basket of sub divided plots in Durban’s landmark development, Cornubia.
JT Ross has a substantial lease holding already established at Cornubia, as well as Glen Anil and Riverhorse in the north. The Durban company has also announced a landmark development to the south of the city – the former Dunlop manufacturing plant in Sydney Road – which will see the development of massive warehousing and logistics facilities to service the city’s port and export and import markets.
Grant Smith, Development Director at JT Ross, said the sub-division plan at Cornubia was as a direct result of a response to demand in the market for 6 500 to 15 000m²-sized land portions.
“There is a real shortage of smaller sites for industrial activity in and around the city. We have recognized the gap. We have packaged smaller sites to allow buyers to acquire properties of different and practical sizes,” he said.
Cornubia – oft referred to as KwaZulu-Natal’s brand new city – is a vast residential, commercial and industrial property development just inland of Durban’s high-end Umhlanga Rocks. Totalling 1 200ha, the development has 80ha earmarked for industrial development.
The consolidation of both the commercial and residential districts and the industrial township at Cornubia was further cemented with the recent opening of a bridge link to the busy R102. The Cornubia Industrial Park is ideally located for warehousing and logistics because of it proximity and the newly built interchanges that link it to the province’s main routes such as the R102 and the N2. The exposure from the road for businesses is brilliant.