Mall of Africa developer on the wildly successful opening, traffic and security

Ray White interviewed Mall of Africa developer Attacq’s CEO Morné Wilken on “The Money Show”.

Wilken discussed the opening of the largest shopping centre in Africa, a key strategic milestone for his company.

Scroll down for quotes from the audio below.

We went to London to look at what’s working and what isn’t.

Morné Wilken, Attacq CEO

We did a lot of studies to ensure there’s a market for a mall of that size.

Morné Wilken, Attacq CEO

There aren’t any other places in Gauteng like this to go to.

Morné Wilken, Attacq CEO

Mall of Africa is, for us, a tipping point.

Morné Wilken, Attacq CEO

There was a waiting list of tenants. The mall sold itself.

Morné Wilken, Attacq CEO

We have the best security. We did not expect cars to be stolen.

Morné Wilken, Attacq CEO

The mall has a value of R4.9 billion.

Morné Wilken, Attacq CEO

There are sufficient roads and infrastructure. Today was an abnormal day.

Morné Wilken, Attacq CEO

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