The Cornubia development project is a massive and groundbreaking undertaking by Tongaat Hulett and
the eThekwini Municipality that consists of 1 300 hectares of land sandwiched between national and
regional road networks for mixed-use
development. Some 150 hectares are earmarked for industrial development, with the rest allocated
for commercial use, housing, social amenities and open space.
Demand for supporting infrastructure development (schools, crèches, clinics etc.)
Opportunity for new business development and the chance to create business synergies
Close proximity to the Dube TradePort and King Shaka International Airport enabling efficient
and flexible manufacturing and trading activities
Dube TradePort Corporation, a business entity of the KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Government, is
charged with the responsibility to develop the province’s biggest infrastructural development.
Considered one of South Africa’s top 10 investment
opportunities, this recently named Industrial Development Zone is geared to promote foreign and
Home to King Shaka International Airport, this master-planned, worldclass passenger and airfreight
hub occupies a 2 840 hectare greenfield site, 30 km north of Durban. Dube TradePort is set to
become a highly competitive business-operating
environment and forms the heart of the emerging Aerotropolis: KZN.
The first purpose-built aerotropolis in Africa and destined to become a premier business and trade
hub, Aerotropolis: KZN’s coastal location makes logistics a cost-effective proposition. Dube
TradePort’s air logistics platform together
with burgeoning seaport infrastructure, access to numerous global destinations and linkages to SADC
countries, combine to position KwaZulu-Natal as a key business point in South and southern Africa.
A freight-orientated development with, at its heart, a world-class cargo facility, Dube Cargo
Endless support and growth opportunities for new projects within the trade and manufacturing
A purpose-built environment specifically designed to accelerate business efficiencies and
enhance the global supply chain
Being one of very few developments worldwide which incorporates a 'greenfield' site with
additional surrounding land available for carefully planned and controlled expansion
Industrial Development Zones within Dube TradePort offer fiscal and customs incentives for CCA
The Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone (RBIDZ) is a built and secure industrial area on the
North-Eastern South African coast, linked to the international sea port of Richards Bay. It is
tailored for manufacturing and storage of
goods to boost beneficiation, investment, economic growth and, most importantly, the development of
skills and employment. The RBIDZ, which has been designated as a Special Economic Zone (SEZ), aims
to encourage international competitiveness
through tax and duty-free incentives, as well as world-class infrastructure.
Opportunity to be internationally competitive
A gateway to international markets
A platform tailored to manufacturing
Possibility of business partnerships and linkages with well-established companies in the area
(joint venture investments).
The South African sugar industry has accessed the potential of renewable energy projects in its
sector by a massive R18 billion cumulative investment, resulting in the order of 700 MW of
sustainable renewable cogenerated electricity
from sugarcane fibre.
Increased potential for farming and agricultural activity
Increased demand for construction projects
Substantial power output to support industry growth