Mogale City has extensive infrastructure such as roads, rail, telecommunications facilities, links to OR Tambo International Airport and Lanseria International Airport. The air, rail and road links smoothly connect Mogale City to the rest of South Africa, to southern Africa and to the African continent.
In addition, South Africa has some of the cleanest water in the world and an extensive electricity network.
There are abundant industrial facilities.
Mogale City has abundant industrial facilities at very competitive rates to buy or to rent. Its industrial areas are Boltonia; Chamdor; Delporton, which is especially designed for noxious industries; and Luipaardsvlei. A number of serviced erven and unserviced erven are available for potential investors in Chamdor Ext 2, Fariavalle and Muldersdrift.
The potential of the industrial areas in Chamdor provides investment opportunities for everyone from the large manufacturer to the small factory type of business, all within reach of the excellent road network, rail, airport and telecommunications infrastructure.
Retail and commercial sectors
The dominant economic sector includes retail, service and manufacturing. Several retail and commercial areas have been developed in greater Mogale City, and new retail developments include the Key West shopping centre, which has 150 shops and restaurants. The revival of the inner city brings potential investment opportunities to the retail and property sector.
Residential and property investment
Mogale City has pre-identified viable and sustainable investment opportunities. In the CBD, there are potential investment opportunities for property investors. There are also prestige prime upmarket residential areas with relatively reasonable property prices.
Mogale City has a strong agriculture sector.
There is also mixed farming on offer in Mogale City that includes:
- Fruit orchards and vegetables;
- Flower farms that produce a good percentage of the flowers required in Gauteng;
- Instant lawn growers; and
- Animal farming, including chicken farms.
All the farms are within easy reach of the Joburg Market, Gauteng’s biggest fresh produce market.
Mogale City is based in the Cradle of Humankind, a World Heritage Site, where most of our fossil ancestors are to be found.
Other attractions include the Game Reserve, the Lion and Rhino Park, the Magalies Meander, as well as hot air ballooning for the adventurous. The Crocodile River Ramble has a variety of delightful guesthouses and up-market accommodation.
In essence, tourism is a major economic sector, and Mogale City has set it as one of its priorities.