DURBAN - The first phase of the catalytic Ntshongweni Urban Development region will be an 85000 square metre regional retail experience called the Mall of the West.
This first phase development will cater to the underserviced western suburbs and surrounding areas in Durban and kickstart the Ntshongweni Urban Development which is expected to have a significant impact on socio-economic development for the region.
In keeping with the rest of the upcoming phases of the development, the Mall of the West’s architectural aesthetic will use connected spaces to create a positive and symbiotic relationship between the building and surrounding natural environments.
Fundamentum Asset Manager are the developers of the Mall of the West. The company's spokesperson, Nicola Muir said, "The Mall of the West will follow a concept plan like uMhlanga’s successful Gateway Theatre of Shopping and is at the forefront of building a whole new town to the West of Durban.” Correia expects development on the new mall to proceed in late 2019 with completion expected in early 2022.
Tongaat Hulett Developments’ Managing Director, Michael Deighton said, "The road upgrades are necessary to accommodate future growth to be followed by the Mall of West which will simulate the original Gateway Theatre of Shopping in its ability to drive this new precinct’s urban and retail core".