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Industrial Property for Rent

Published: 11 April 2017

Top New Industrial Property Developments to Meet Warehouse Space Demand

An increase in imports and a declining manufacturing sector are factors contributing to the need for more industrial properties to rent near major ports and airports. Redefine has answered the call with two new developments of which one is located in Isando and the other in the fast-growing North Coast industrial economic zone.

Industrial Warehouse Development in Isando

Companies looking for industrial property for rent near the OR Tambo International Airport will appreciate the central location of the new development at 38 Wrench Road, Isando. Redefine has this property for rent from around R55 per square metre initially. Designed in collaboration with Industrial Logistics Systems (ILS) for maximum flow of products, vehicles and people, this warehouse complex with pilot offices, includes a deep yard for super-links and side loading. It also has a packing mezzanine for loading of up to 1 tonne/m2 and caters to a wide range of warehouse and logistics needs.

With close proximity to the OR Tambo cargo and freight division, 38 Wrench Road is also in close proximity to various commuter facilities including the Rhodesfield Gautrain and Jet Park Railway stations. Employees can easily get to and from work while the nearby East Rand Mall and the Emperors Palace are perfect for shopping. It is visible from the R24 freeway and provides the perfect space for passive advertising, while the accessibility to the N12, R21, R24 and N3 freeways provides for quick access to routes leading to and from main centres.

It is the type of warehouse facility that can grow with the client’s business expansion needs, boasting an Industrial 2 zoning in addition to being an AAA Grade logistics facility. It has a total GLA of 24 452m2 located on a land parcel of 46 303m2 and has an eave clear height of 15 metres. Power supply is at 760 kVA with the floor specification at FM2 special and a 9,6-tonne point load. The industrial property space is available for a lease period of ten years with a triple net development lease and can be rented from the last part of 2016.

Industrial Park Property Development at the North Coast

Companies involved in consumer product imports will appreciate the location of the Ushukela Industrial Park on KZN’s North Coast. It is situated in the KZN industrial growth region, noted as one of the fastest growing industrial districts in the country. With Dube TradePort and Richards Bay earmarked for large-scale industrial development and the Tshiame IDZ located at Harrismith, in addition to Dube TradePort to be transformed in special economic activity zones, renting industrial property in the region will mean having the right address for imports, exports, and logistics.

The entire region is earmarked for usage related to the renewable energy, oil and gas industries. With the Ushukela Industrial Park located in the mixed-used area of Cornubia and covering 1300 ha of land between Umhlanga and Phoenix, the park has a central address for warehousing or industrial activities. Only minutes away from King Shaka International Airport for airfreight services, it offers 16 mid-size warehouse and light manufacturing units. A total size of 27 000sqm of industrial property for rent is offered. Access is through a controlled side road. Provision has been made for large vehicles with a wide turning circle to make it as easy as possible for freight carriers to get in and to exit.

The layout consists of three blocks with various individual warehouses. The sizes of the warehouses vary, ensuring that mid-level and mega warehouse requirements can be met. Ample parking is available and the driveways are very wide to minimise congestion.

Energy efficiency and sustainability are characteristics of Redefine’s new property developments. To this end, Ushukela Industrial Park warehouse property for rent uses LED technology for energy-efficient lighting. The technology allows for up to 60% energy savings, translating into cost-savings for tenants. With Thermatite motorised door systems fitted, warehouse tenants will save even more energy costs. Block A has an eave height of 8 metres while blocks B and C each has a maximum eave height of 6 metres. Each of the warehouse units has a 1,5-metre facade with the office facades made of plastered brick. The offices are air conditioned.

Interested parties are invited to discuss the potential renting in Ushukela Industrial Park or 38 Wrench Street with one of our consultants.