Hyde Park is one of Johannesburg’s most prestigious suburbs to lease office and residential space and continues to be an attraction to both the affluent and trendy populations. The suburb has evolved into a cosmopolitan mixing hub with a range of premium residential and commercial developments to long-established corporate parks, all boasting beautiful architectural designs, and inspired spaces.
Hyde Park is located centrally between the Sandton and Rosebank commercial nodes, gaining access along Jan Smuts Avenue and William Nicol Drive, with Johannesburg CBD being a short drive southward along Jan Smuts Avenue. Tenants in the suburbs also enjoy an effortless drive to Melrose Arch to enjoy the many retail and restaurant opportunities, as well as meetings with the numerous corporate tenants. Additionally, William Nicol Drive extends north towards Bryanston, thereby linking Hyde Park with all major business nodes in the Johannesburg region.
Within the suburb, commercial tenants are hosted in numerous established office parks, from Hyde Park Lane low rise office blocks to the modern Offices of Hyde Park overlooking William Nicol Drive. The offices available to let in Hyde Park range from A-Grade to B Grade commercial blocks, attracting interest from a multitude of tenants ranging from attorneys to Multi-Media providers, such as the E.Tv campus on Summit and Albury Road.
Although the Hyde Park suburb offers great leasing opportunities for office space, the surrounding region is receiving major attention in the form of new commercial developments, such as:
Oxford Parks - It is a large-scale mixed-use precinct spanning between Jellicoe Avenue and Bompas Road with phase 1 already complete offering roughly 4500 square meters of lettable commercial space. Offices to let in Oxford Parks are available in various sizes, ranging from 250 square metres up to entire building users of 10 000 square meters
Katherine Street Precinct - A P-Grade block-wide commercial development located within walking distance of the Sandton Gautrain Station and forming part of Sandton’s new development zone. The Katherine Street Towers development is complete and offers exceptional commercial leasing opportunities within the node.
These precincts alone seeing numerous blue-chip tenants establishing their head offices in the node; some of which being BP Southern Africa, Sasol, Discovery, Bidvest Bank, and Women’s Development Bank.
Further complimenting the commercial offering within the suburb, The Hyde Park Corner shopping centre located at the intersection of William Nicol Drive and Jan Smuts Avenue is a major attraction to both tourists and residents of the suburb. The center boasts world-class retailers with ever-popular coffee shops and boutique stores. Additionally, the center hosts numerous business tenants in the recently renovated commercial suites available to lease located on the upper levels of the complex.
The suburb is serviced by the Gautrain Bus system and offers numerous Guest Houses to facilitate international visitors and local public transport users. The node also boasts the GIBS Business School head offices and is within close proximity to major sought after schools.
Hyde Park is set to remain a prominent player in the commercial sector and is highly attractive from a lifestyle perspective, offering all you need in a centrally located suburb.