Largest single-phase shopping centre in Africa to open soon near Midrand

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Morné Wilken, CEO of real estate capital growth fund Attacq.

Attacq is the developer of the Mall of Africa.

Mall of Africa is - at 131 000 square metres – the largest single-phase mall development in Africa and the largest project and anchor development within Waterfall City near Midrand.

It is destined to soon be a real retail draw card for Waterfall City. Our conservative estimates indicate that around 15 million people will visit the iconic destination mall annually.

Morné Wilken, Attacq CEO

Attacq recently released results.

The group will leverage the opening of Mall of Africa as a key strategic milestone.

Scroll down for quotes from the audio below.

Mall of Africa is opening on 28 April.

Morné Wilken, Attacq CEO

Starbucks, H&M… they’re all there. We’ve asked retailers to do something special for Mall of Africa.

Morné Wilken, Attacq CEO

There is risk involved, but we’re positive.

Morné Wilken, Attacq CEO

Maybe there’s too much retail is South Africa. But our studies show there’s a demand for more.

Morné Wilken, Attacq CEO

Subscribe to our Business Wrap Newsletter


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI
Read More
How to make best use of your year-end bonus

How to make best use of your year-end bonus

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Warren Ingram, Personal Financial Advisor and Executive Director at Galileo Capital.

UK politics descends into chaos as Tories trigger no confidence vote against May

UK politics descends into chaos as Tories trigger no confidence vote against May

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Prof Raymond Parsons (Economist at NWU Business School) and EWN's Alex Eliseev.

The best things to listen to this holiday

The best things to listen to this holiday

What music can do for the soul, podcasts can do for the mind.

How RMB went from 'too poor to buy a photocopier' to the largest bank in SA

How RMB went from 'too poor to buy a photocopier' to the largest bank in SA

Bruce Whitfield sat down with GT Ferreira, Laurie Dippenaar and Paul Harris, the inspirational founders of Rand Merchant Bank.

10 most-read articles of 2018 from Bruce Whitfield's The Money Show

10 most-read articles of 2018 from Bruce Whitfield's The Money Show

It's interesting to see which The Money Show articles were most widely read in 2018; a very tough year for the economy.

Research proves networking doesn’t work (if you try it with strangers)

Research proves networking doesn’t work (if you try it with strangers)

Review of “Friend of a Friend: Understanding the Hidden Networks That Can Transform Your Life and Your Career” by David Burkus.

Popular articles
Adriaan Basson the second journalist to lay a charge against an EFF member

Adriaan Basson the second journalist to lay a charge against an EFF member

Earlier on Friday, Karima Brown laid a charge of intimidation against a party member who sent her what she says is a threatening text.

'Love your vulva the way it is' - Designer vaginas are dangerous, warns Dr Eve

'Love your vulva the way it is' - Designer vaginas are dangerous, warns Dr Eve

So-called 'designer vaginas' are created through various surgical or non-surgical procedures, explains clinical sexologist Dr Eve.

'Shutdown of Ndalo Media is no surprise and is a blow to media diversity'

'Shutdown of Ndalo Media is no surprise and is a blow to media diversity'

The company will reportedly shut its doors in January 2019.

'Cyril is the most popular president since Nelson Mandela'

'Cyril is the most popular president since Nelson Mandela'

Author Max de Preez weighs in on where SA would be if Jacob Zuma was still president and the impact of Ramaphosa now.

Not everyone thinks Ramaphosa's Silicon Valley dream is realistic

Not everyone thinks Ramaphosa's Silicon Valley dream is realistic

Reacting to President Cyril Ramaphosa's comments on youth employment on Thursday, some social media users were not impressed.

Here is what to do if you're affected by driving licence backlog

Here is what to do if you're affected by driving licence backlog

The WC Traffic Department has made provisions to cater for motorists affected by the backlog with the issuing of driving licences.

Gigaba and Dlamini make ANC KZN provincial nominee list

Gigaba and Dlamini make ANC KZN provincial nominee list

EWN reporter Ziyanda Ngcobo says Malusi Gigaba and Bathabile Dlamini have made the provincial nominee list for the ANC KZN.

[WATCH] Internet search for talented singer Nosipho is over...she's been found!

[WATCH] Internet search for talented singer Nosipho is over...she's been found!

Khabazela shares tweets and Facebook posts that have gone viral.