Umlazi Station Mall, Kwa Zulu-Natal
Umlazi Station is known to be the busiest station in the greater Umlazi area with approximately 55 000 commuters passing through on a daily basis, around 30% more than Kwamnyandu Station. By introducing a formal taxi rank to this new development, the number of daily commuters will rise significantly. This site is located at the last stop of the Umlazi railway line, about 1km north of the M30 – Mangosuthu Highway, the primary access road through Umlazi. The travel distance by road from Umlazi Station Mall to Kwamnyandu mall is 5.3km, and to Umlazi Megacity is 10km. Positioned in the fourth largest township in South Africa, extensive research has shown a high demand for the specific retail needs this mall provides. The highest expenditure of the population is going towards food and beverage, and this mall will be a convenience centre anchored by Shoprite. With targeted retailers selling liquor, fast food, fashion, health, airtime and banking, buyers will naturally be drawn to Umlazi Station Mall.
Umlazi Station Mall is scheduled to open Early 2020 with the following confirmed tenants – Shoprite, Shoprite Liquor, OBC Chicken, Clicks, Capitec, African Bank, Ackermans, Mr Price, Pep and KFC.