Alberton at a glance

Alberton is one of the most popular residential areas with most of its workers commuting to a nearby town, suburb or city to earn their livelihood.

From a town planning perspective, Alberton is truly unique in that is does not have a reason for its location apart from its proximity to the major population centre. It boasts large industrial areas and has now become a part of the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality. There are a variety of shopping centres, libraries, clinics, hospitals and entertainment facilities available here. The massive East Rand Shopping Mall is just minutes away.

Over the years development sprawled out into adjacent areas, and today Alberton is made up of 19 suburbs:

  • Aarton
  • Alberante
  • Albertsdal
  • Alberton North
  • Alrode
  • Brackendowns
  • Brackenhurst
  • Eden Park
  • Florentia
  • General Alberts Park
  • Mayberry Park
  • Meyersdal
  • New Redruth
  • Newmarket Park
  • Palm Ridge
  • Randhart
  • Raceview
  • Roxton
  • South Crest
  • South Downs
  • Thokoza
  • Verwoerdpark

Property Types

  • Houses
  • Townhouses
  • Apartments
  • Vacant Land


  • Alberton High School
  • Alberton Primary School
  • Alberview Primary School
  • Bracken High School
  • Brackenhurst Primary School
  • Hoërskool Alberton
  • Hoërskool Dinamika
  • Hoërskool Marais Viljoen
  • Kenton Primary School
  • Laerskool Generaal Alberts
  • Laerskool Jan Meyer
  • Laerskool President Steyn
  • Laerskool Randhart
  • Umtholo Primary School
  • Winile Secondary School
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Featured Property
5 Properties for sale in Alberton
18 Jan 2021
Perfectly poised as a commuter town, Alberton has grown into the top choice for many working professionals to settle down in. From starter homes and apartments to large, sprawling mansions this growing area just a short drive from the hustle and bustle of Johannesburg is becoming more attractive to both family buyers and those just starting out on the property ladder.
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Market & Opinion
Lockdown's effect on the Gauteng property market
02 Dec 2020
The lockdown has affected the various price brackets within the property market differently. While the first-time buyers’ market is booming, the luxury market is feeling the pressure within Alberton and Germiston in Gauteng.
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Market & Opinion
Multi-generational house sharing on the rise
07 Oct 2020
Many new trends have emerged within the real estate sector as a result of the national lockdown, one of which is the increase in multi-generational living. No longer able to afford the costs of living alone, many have combined households to share the living expenses.
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Market & Opinion
Property market trends: Pressure on prices and an increase in buyer interest
13 Jul 2020
The overall state of the South African housing market is best described as a buyer’s market with house price decline in real terms. Yet, the South African housing market is comprised of multiple micro-markets, each with their own trends in recent performance.
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