The Riverfields legacy

Riverfields will create approximately 160 000 employment opportunities, both in the construction and operational phases.

Over and above the employment opportunities, it is estimated that additional impact over the first phase will include:

  • Capital Investments of approximately R29 billion
  • An economic benefit of some R68 billion during the construction phase
  • Construction of external engineering services such as new roads,sewer lines, water reticulation and electrical infrastructure of approximately R1.1 billion, most of which will be handed over to the municipality for the benefit of the wider community
  • Approximately R354 million additional rates and taxes per annum for the City of Ekurhuleni

 

 

Other benefits will include:

  • Rehabilitation of wetland systems
  • Protection of sensitive environments and habitats
  • Creation of an integrated open space system for leisure and recreational purposes
  • Improved public transport linkages
  • Investment in the quality of life of communities through the enhancement of walkability and cycling
  • More diverse and accessible retail offering
  • Wider array of housing opportunities

 

To date, we have already:

  • Delivered 1 000 residential units worth an estimated R2bn investment 
  • Invested ±R150m in internal civil infrastructure with a planned further investment of ±R220m
  • ±R60m invested in bulk electrical to date with a planned further investment of ±R560m

 


News

Riverfields leisure: fun things to do this September

  • 06 September 2019 | Tumelo Buthelezi

It’s spring, the season of freshness and new beginnings. You can plant something green. Explore the great outdoors. Enjoy the school holidays with these fun things to do in and around the East Rand:

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Top five salads to try at a braai

  • 30 August 2019 | Tumelo Buthelezi

Braais are a South African culinary tradition that has been around for generations, with a good braai area making these outdoor occasions with friends and family extra special. At a braai, there’s usually plenty of food and drinks to enjoy, but to complete the meal, you need a side of salads.

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Top five vegetable smoothies to try at home

  • 26 August 2019 | Moiketsi Thipe

With a blender, measuring kit and fresh vegetables at hand, you can look forward to brightening up your diet this spring with all kinds of smoothies to try out.

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