Believed to be the first of its kind in the country, a new virtual office park has been established in the centre of the Maputo Development Corridor. For any business or entrepreneur needing temporary - yet fixed - office space, Central Park in Nelspruit has the solution for commuters, sales executives and small, medium or start-up businesses.
Obviating the need to sign long leases, Central Park has fully equipped, serviced offices available for a few hours, a few days, a regular weekly or monthly slot or whatever is needed. This flexible arrangement doesn’t cost much either; at only R200 per day, Central Park is affordable for all types of business. Customers can rent a desk, boardroom or conference room; they will have broadband access to the internet (the first 5MB of usage is free), telephones, printers, stationery and reception services as well as a fully equipped mini conference room that seats forty+ people.
Comprising rail, road, port and terminal facilities, The Maputo Development Corridor is seeing billions of rands being spent on projects to help release potential in the landlocked regions of Mpumalanga, Gauteng and Limpopo. The dti has identified that tourism, manufacturing and agriculture will be the primary industries. Central Park developers, JD & Associates anticipate an increasing demand for temporary office space as deals are struck in the region.
John Powell of JD & Associates says that not all of the businesses linked to the MDC will want to establish permanent office space, “particularly as they may only need to be in the area for a few weeks. Commuting has never been made so easy nor so efficient