Located between Johannesburg CBD and Sandton Central, there is a strip of beautiful urban forest which is home to some of Gauteng’s most prominent and iconic suburbs. Within this area, affectionately known as The Parks, you will find up market residential areas, premium grade Commercial Parks, streams, numerous golf courses and large public parks.
The region is highly accessible via the M1 highway, Oxford Road and Jan Smuts Avenue which run through the middle, as well as William Nicol Drive feeding in from Sandton and Bryanston. Once within The Parks, you will find all you need for a live-work-play lifestyle.
The most popular commercial node within The Parks is Rosebank. The suburb has earned its name as a commercial power house with numerous major corporates taking occupation within the suburb; such as BP, Coca Cola, Standard Bank and Redefine Properties, and has seen a large scale development phase which continues to attract more commercial tenants into the node.
The suburb is also home to numerous hotels, malls and premium grade residential developments; the likes of which being Park Central (Redefine Property’s latest towering residential development) and The Tyrwhitt (Grapnel’s residential block across the road from 54 Bath).
Along Oxford Road, premium grade commercial buildings are available to let ranging from stand-alone units of 2 000 square metres up to large scale 30 000 square metre developments such as the new 144 OXFORD and the up-coming Rosebank Galleria.
The Melrose Arch Precinct is arguably the most iconic landmark in the mixed-use development spectrum. The Precinct towers over the M1 Highway providing unrivalled exposure and phenomenal views over the neighbouring suburbs of Waverley and Houghton Estate.
The Precinct offers a wide range of restaurants and eateries, residential units and an array of commercial office spaces to let. Within the office component, large corporations have positioned their head offices to secure the powerful image and status that only an address in Melrose Arch can offer; corporates such as Worley, Stanlib, Liberty Group and Royal Bafokeng.
The node offers offices ranging in size from 300 square metres right up to entire buildings of 20 000 square metres, all of which enjoy direct access into the ground level retail section and super basement which runs under the entire development.
Another sought after suburb, one which is known for its beautiful residential offering, Shopping Centres and lifestyle is Hyde Park. The node offers numerous low-rise commercial blocks in a variety of corporate parks all nestled within beautifully landscaped gardens.
The area is serviced by Jan Smuts Avenue and William Nicol Drive, and is home to the centrally located Hyde Park Lane and Albury Park commercial developments. Further along William Nicol and Jan Smuts Avenue, you will see numerous developments, old and new all boasting exceptional architectural designs.
Hyde Park is located mid-way between the Sandton Central and Rosebank commercial nodes, providing the ideal position to access both of these centres with direct access to the residential suburbs to the west.
The suburb offers a range of opportunities for commercial tenants, with major names such as E.Tv taking up occupation in their expanding campus to numerous smaller users dotted throughout the node.
Parktown is home to many large scale corporate tenants. The node is perfectly position just north of Johannesburg CBD with easy access via the M1 to Rosebank and Sandton Central. The suburb is accessible via three off-ramps, namely St Andrews Road, Empire Road and Jan Smuts Avenue.
The suburb is serviced by the Rea Vaya bus system with numerous metered taxis operating in the area.
The node is also home to the recently developed Hill on Empire commercial park, which is set to begin construction on the second phase bringing a further 8 649 square metres of office space to the region in the form of premium grade units.
For more information on leasing or acquiring office space within The Parks, contact ANVIL Property Smith today!