Mobeni at a glance
Mobeni form part of the greater South Industrial Basin region. Mobeni West is situated west of South Coast Road and is primarily occupied by large-scale industrial premises geared towards manufacturing. Mobeni East forms part of the township of Dunns Grant. The Mobeni East and Jacobs Industrial node is bisected by the Inkosi Albert Luthuli Freeway (M4) and is in an area south of the Harbour and north of the Durban Airport. This area has experienced increased demand and with the recent completion of the upgrading of the Quality Street intersection with the M4, this trend should remain.
This node is approximately 13 kilometres south of the Durban Central Business District. A large labour pool exists in Umlazi, west of subject node. The Old Durban International Airport is located 2 kilometres south and is accessed from the N2.
Developments found here are typically of an industrial and a manufacturing nature but also include some offices. This node is characterised by established and emerging tenants and/or owner-occupiers. Surrounding residential areas include Wentworth, Merewent, Montclair and the Bluff to the north. It enjoys good access as well as being in close proximity to the Harbour.
Public facilities, amenities and public transport are provided on South Coast Road. Surrounding areas comprise ‘low-income’ residential accommodation and similar ‘port related’ industrial properties