Limpopo to welcome new regional shopping centre, Groblersdal Mall in 2017

An arrtist's impression of Groblersdal Mall in Limpopo.
An arrtist's impression of Groblersdal Mall in Limpopo.

Groblersdal Mall will introduce an exciting line-up of exceptional retail when it opens in the Limpopo town of Groblersdal in 26 October this year. The new regional shopping centre will provide 30,000sqm of leading retail in nearly 100 new stores.

Groblersdal Mall being developed by Twin City Development, a leading property development and investment company focused on retail projects, with the innovative leasing services of Retail Network and, rounding out this powerful partnership, the design of Leon Jacobs Architects.

Twin City owns a growing portfolio of retail properties including Elim Mall, Lowveld Mall, Hazyview Junction, Twin City Burgersfort, Twin City Mall (Bloemfontein), Twin City Bushbuckridge and Paledi Mall. It has established a reputation for creating shopping centres that will contribute positively to the communities involved for many years to come, and Groblersdal Mall continues this ethos.

Groblersdal Mall will be anchored by leading national retailers Pick n Pay, Edgars, Superspar and Woolworths. In addition, it will feature an impressive line-up of market-matched retailers, ideal to fulfil the shopping needs of local consumers and visitors to the area, to create a relevant and appealing retail attraction.

Johan Visagie, Managing Director for Twin City, comments: “Groblersdal Mall is a compelling location for retailers. We’ve had a great response to the shopping centre, which is only the beginning of the exciting new investment and development on the cards for Groblersdal.”

Situated just north of the scenic Loskop Dam, Groblersdal is a farming town in the heart of the Elias Motsoaledi Local Municipality, which is home to around 250,000 people.  The fresh and modern centre will be conveniently located adjacent to the Groblersdal CBD with easy and convenient access from the R25 and with direct links to public transport amenities – bringing quality shopping right to the doorsteps of local residents.

The mall’s first phase will act as the catalyst for a bigger development node. Later phases are set to include further commercial property development, added-convenience retail as well as a hotel and offices, making it a true mixed-use development with facilities not currently available in Groblersdal.

Gavin Tagg, CEO of Retail Network Services, the full-service specialist in retail leasing and development, says: “Groblersdal Mall will add a unique retail option to the region with complete one-stop shopping variety under one roof. Six months before opening, the mall is already 95% let, with the remaining vacancies reserved for key tenancies that have been identified to suit the market. An impressive list of retailers have signed up. Residents can look forward to a wide range of quality retail, services and facilities all within a safe, vibrant and convenient setting.”

In addition to its top anchor tenants, Groblersdal Mall will also feature an exciting mix of national fashion stores, eateries, entertainment and financial services coupled with ample parking and uninterrupted power supply.

Shoppers can look forward to fashion variety from Milady’s, Mr Price, Truworths, Identity, Jet, Ackerman’s, Shoe City, Pep, John Craig, Markham, Exact, Foschini, Pick n Pay Clothing, Power Fashion, Fashion World, Express Stores, Beaver Canoe, Gasoline, Rage, Cape Union Mart, Mr Price Sport, Total Sports, Sportscene, Cross Trainer, Webbers, Shoe Zone and Studio 88, plus the sparkle of Sterns. Pressed in Time will also be at the mall, offering South Africa’s leading laundry and dry-cleaning service to keep fashion looking great.

Besides the extensive food variety from its anchors, Groblersdal Mall will also offer Roots Butchery, Debonairs, Yellowstone Creek  Spur, Wimpy, Chicken Licken Fly Thru, Milky Lane, Tops at Spar, Pick n Pay Liquor, and King Pie.

Groblersdal Mall will also have a great range of convenient banking from African Bank, Old Mutual, Nedbank, FNB, Absa and Capitec Bank. It also has the business services of Postnet. Pep Cell, NR Cell Clinix, Vodacom and MTN to keep shoppers connected and they call also enjoy the latest from Gadget Master and Media Store.

In the health and beauty category, shoppers can look forward to popular brands Clicks, Spec-Savers, Medizone, Arthur Ford Superior perfumes and personal care products, Alera Hair, Sedglo Hair, and Kubjane Optometrist.

For the home, the tenants will offer the choice of Mr Price Home, Sheet Street, Pep Home, Bradlows and Railway Furniture. There’s also great value from The Crazy Store.

Groblersdal Mall’s specialist retailers include Premier Veterinary Solutions, Betta Bets, and for cars there’s AutoZone and Sparking Auto.

“As a regional shopping centre, Groblersdal Mall will complement the existing CBD while also speaking to all the modern elements of a secure and comfortable environment, easy access and a wide variety of choice,” adds Tagg.