Tongaat/eThekwini – Cornubia Precinct Mixed-Use Development – South Africa - Project Profile
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Tongaat Hulett (Tongaat) and EThekwini Municipality (eThekwini) are undertaking the Cornubia Precinct Mixed-Use project in South Africa.
The project involves the construction of mixed-use facilities on 1,300ha of land, of which 450ha is unusable land and 750ha is developable land.
The project includes the construction of 24,000 residential units, 15,000 of which will be subsidized, 34ha of Cornubia Retail Park with mixed-use retail spaces, office parks, business hub which includes a 90,000m2 shopping center on 8.5ha area and call center, activity parks and related facilities, the development of 170ha Cornubia Industrial and Business Estate with more than 1,000,000m2 commercial space, a 90,000m2 shopping center on 8.5ha area, 430ha of rehabilitated and managed open space and 50ha of social and public facilities including schools, creches, clinics, multi-purpose halls, police stations and post offices.
The first phase includes the construction of 2,703 subsidized units and development of 80ha of industrial land with the required social facilities and amenities.
Construction work on the phase 1A with 482 housing units was completed in the third quarter of 2013.
The phase 1B includes the construction of 2,221 housing units.
The second phase includes the construction of 13,000 units, Cornubia Business Hub, Cornubia Shopping Center, N2 Business Park and Flanders Drive Interchange.
Iyer Urban Design Studio and GAPP Architects & Urban Designers were appointed as architects; Vela VKE Consulting Engineers and Goba Engineering Consultancy as consulting engineers; RoyalHaskoningDHV as environmental consultant; Wall Marriott Paul & Borgen as land surveyor; Bosch Projects as electrical engineer.
In 2011, the project was approved and adopted by the eThekwini Municipality.
In August 2013, environmental impact assessment (EIA) was completed for the Cornubia Shopping Center.
In February 2015, the EIA Report for the second phase was submitted to KwaZulu-Natal Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (EDTEA) for approval.
On July 20, 2015, construction of a temporary primary school was completed and opened.
In October 2015, EIA approval was granted for the second phase and the process of detailed planning for the first sub-phase of the second phase was commenced.
The second phase requires the development of major bulk infrastructure such as high order roads, water, electricity, sanitation and storm water controls, which will be planned and implemented incrementally.
In July 2016, the project secured US$104 million for the shopping center.
Construction works on Phase 1b, business hub, and shopping center and detailed planning activities on the first sub-phase of the second phase are underway. Construction works on the shopping center are scheduled to be completed by September 2017 while the entire project by 2030.
The project involves the construction of mixed-use facilities on 1,300ha of land near King Shaka International Airport in Durban, South Africa.
The US$1,886 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of 24,000 residential units
2. Construction of 34ha of Cornubia Retail Park with mixed-use retail spaces
3. Construction of office parks, activity parks and related facilities
4. Development of 170ha Cornubia Industrial and Business Estate
5. Construction of more than 1,000,000m2 commercial space
6. Construction of 430ha of rehabilitated and managed open space
7. Construction of 50ha of social and public facilities including schools
8. Construction of business hub which includes a 90,000m2 shopping center on 8.5ha area and call center
9. Construction of multi-purpose halls
10. Construction of police stations and post officesReasons To Buy
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