What was once a residential area, known as the ‘Mink and Manure’ belt after the rich equestrian land owners, is now a sought-after executive commercial node compromising of mixed-use P-Grade, A-Grade and B-Grade office space.
Byranston attracts occupiers who are looking for an up-market environment and business address with reasonable rental rates, while being a popular choice due to its high-end residential accommodation and prime retail amenities; Nicolway Shopping Centre, Bryanston Shopping Centre and The Wedge. Well-known schools in the Bryanston region include St Stithians on Peter Place, Brescia House on Sloane Street and Bryanston High School on Tramore Road.
It comes as no surprise that as a result of the affluent resources, the concentration of occupants are your corporate decision-makers who are primarily based in the northern suburbs and thus choose Bryanston for their office space letting needs, in order to work close to home and to where their children attend school.
Where tenants were once attracted to Sandton CBD due to top P-Grade commercial properties and modern appealing high-rises, they now look to outlying areas to escape the traffic congestion and are able to find P-Grade offices at a more reasonable rental rate.
Rentals achieved: P-Grade offices at R160-180/m2, A-Grade offices at R130-R160/m2 and B-C Grade offices at R85-RR130/m2.
These P-Grade office parks such as Knightsbridge and The Campus offer premium facilities and finishes both internally and externally to the building. Most office parks ar fully equipped with full back-up generators, access control, energy-efficient solutions, lifts and a lifestyle elements. Other favoured offices to rent include Ballyoaks, Epsom Downs Office Park, the Oval, La Rocca and Coachman’s Crossing all of which make use of classic exterior architectural design and modern internal fittings.
Affordable rental rates for commercial offices, its ideal location with ease of access to its main roads such as Witkoppen, Main Road, William Nicol, Bryanston Drive and Ballyclare, make Bryanston a very attractive location for serious businesses. The N1 can be accessed from William Nicol and is a mere 8.3km’s from Sandton, 6.1km’s to Fourways, 6.3km’s to Rivonia and 9.3km’s to Woodmead.
Bryanston is also serviced by multiple Gautrain bust stops throughout its main roads mentioned above.
These main roads are seeing an increase in commercial developments. With one development planned in particular that offers sectional title commercial offices for sale tackling the challenge of the short supply of offices for sale in Bryanston. Domain Office Park will be located in the sought after Sloane commercial precinct with sectional title units available from 150-8000m2. A great investment opportunity for purchasers looking to buy commercial space or companies looking to own their office space. Please contact Anvil Property Smith for more information.
Bryanston shows no sign of slowing down its commercial development and growing demand for office space. To be ideally situated and for affordable rental rates contact our Bryanston commercial broker, Ashley van der Westhuizen.
Ashley van der Westhuizen
Bryanston Commercial Property Specialist