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: things to do on the East Rand this November

  • 05 November 2019 | Tumelo Buthelezi

Have a good time with DJs who will play banging anthems for the weekend. Spoil yourself with some therapeutic treatment. Learn more about reptile conservation. And enjoy delicious international cuisine.

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Top tips on how to organise your garage

  • 22 October 2019

Fortunate are those who have garages that house nothing but their vehicles. But when it comes to most of us, this is the part of the house where we also keep our tools, old toys, sporting equipment, camping gear and all sorts of other belongings.

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Riverfields leisure: things to do on the East Rand this October

  • 14 October 2019 | Tumelo Buthelezi

Make the most of the October weather by heading to a picnic park with the family; or visit a wellness centre that will give you a “spa-sational” experience. Here’s where you can do these things and more on the East Rand …

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