Sandton Remains in the Lead When It Comes to Sought-After Business Addresses
Sandton has a wide range of commercial properties to let in Gauteng. The quality of the facilities, location and landlord-tenant relationships and the competitiveness of the prices and sizes available are among the factors that make these properties to let popular.
When it comes to quality, Redefine has some ground-breaking buildings and designs, which have changed Sandton’s skyline. The company received one of the SAPOA Innovative Excellence in Property Development Awards in the category for Commercial Office Development for 90 Grayston. Few commercial properties to let can boast such a prestigious address as 90 Grayston. The building is one-of-a-kind and we can expect many building designs to be based on the innovative design principles applied to the development of this office building. With over 19 000m2 of premium office space in the heart of Sandton, the expectation is that once a firm rents space in the building, it will stay on permanently.
The development offers ample parking across 11 levels of which five are basement parking and the remainder above ground. The parking to square meter ratio is five bays per 100m2, ensuring that tenants will also have ample parking for their visiting clients. In line with the international trend of ensuring that employees have as many conveniences as possible near their workplace, the building features a restaurant, which eliminates the need leave the building to get a snack or lunch. This will help to minimise time away from the office, while also adding to the Security and safety of employees. With nine levels dedicated to offices, the building is expected to become one of the most sought-after properties to rent in Sandton. It also features a raised atrium, which adds to its appeal.
Companies looking for environmentally friendly commercial properties to let will not be disappointed. The building has received the 4-star Green Star South African Office Building rating from the Green Building Council of South Africa. Redefine aims to have all new developments meet the 4-star rating requirements. Green technology principles have been applied in the building process to minimise the effect of construction on the environment. The sustainable characteristics of the building itself reduce the effect that 90 Grayston will have on its surroundings over its lifespan. Passive environmentally sustainable design principles have been applied and green technologies in use include the harvesting of rainwater for flushing toilets, which helps to minimise the usage of water, and the application of an energy-efficient HVAC system.
90 Rivonia North Wing
Another landmark office building in Sandton, 90 Rivonia North Wing, features seven levels of modern and efficient office spaces. Boasting an address in the most affluent square mile on the continent, it is located at the intersection of Rivonia Road and Katherine Street with Sandton Drive. A more prominent office address is hard to come by. Its location is 3km from the Grayston Drive interchange at the M1 highway. The Gautrain station with connecting links to OR Tambo, Rosebank, Midrand, Centurion and Pretoria is only a two minutes’ walk away. Rental apartments are just across the road, in addition to excellent hotels and the famous Sandton City, offering banks, restaurants, entertainment and shopping facilities is also nearby.
It is another one of Redefine’s flagship building designs incorporating the latest energy-efficient technologies and passive designs to maximise natural light usage and to minimise the effect on its surroundings. With a total office area of over 10 000m2 and an open terrace for relaxation and to bring natural elements into the work surroundings, it is one of the top commercial properties to let in Sandton.
Sandhurst Office Park
Located in Rivonia, Sandton, the premium, recently revamped Sandhurst Office Park offers three pavilions, a lush and well-manicured garden courtyard and office signage space onto Rivonia Road. It has backup water and electricity, eliminating the risk of business interruption as the result of grid failure. Companies looking for a tranquil office environment, the right address, easy access to the Gautrain Station and close proximity to the M1 Grayston interchange and Rosebank will appreciate this stunning layout and energy-efficiency of the office park.
Sandton remains the epitome of business addresses and with it being centrally located between Midrand, Pretoria, Centurion and the main business areas of Johannesburg, it will continue to be one of the hot spots for office developments.