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DURBAN - The proposed construction of a new estate, which will employ more than 60000 people during the building phase, will take a step further today.

A report about the flagship R4billion-R6billion Kings Estate, part of the main aerotropolis and northern development corridor, will go before the eThekwini Municipality today for formal approval.

Phillip Sithole, the deputy head of the city’s Economic Development Department and head of Durban Tourism, made the announcement at the end of the three-day Tourism Indaba at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre on Thursday.

He gave details about some of the major developments in the pipeline for the region.

The proposed Kings Estate will be built about 7.5km north-west of King Shaka International Airport and the Dube TradePort, and on the northern edge of oThongathi.

It will be a fully integrated township focusing on creating jobs with different types of housing opportunities.

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