Once residential at its core, Menlyn has since transformed into a dazzling suburb filled with a world-class cosmopolitan atmosphere. Rivalling some of the most sort after areas in South Africa for commercial real estate, the ‘Sandton of Pretoria’ (as the area has been dubbed) is all centred around one of the countries most revered shopping districts, Menlyn Park. With many corporate firms and practises based in Menlyn, this renowned suburb is the obvious choice for anyone wanting to base their business operations in the beautiful city of Pretoria.
Menlyn is filled with a variety of office complexes and buildings to suit virtually anyone’s needs. There is a huge amount of Green Star and A grade office blocks in the area giving Menlyn a modern, upmarket feel. Being regarded as one of Gauteng’s most premier commercial hotspots, the area offers spaces that cater to just about any companies size. With developments taking place such as Loftus Park, a highly sought-after commercial development, Menlyn is currently experiencing a boom in construction and investment making it the perfect location to grow your business.
Green star living and connectivity is at the centre of this ‘mini city’ located on 1 Amarand Avenue, Menlyn. Menlyn on Maine offers prime office, retail and residential space in heart of Pretoria. The four office buildings are occupied by 4 multi-national tenants, namely: BMW Group, Nedbank, Sage and Regus.
The Menlyn area is home to a number of excellent schools. The schools range from pre-primary schools to preparatory schools to high schools. St Albans College was founded in 1963 and is a private, boarding, English medium and day high school for boys. The schools aim is to lead in effective development and the use of innovative learning systems, turning their educational ideas into reality.
Restaurants and Entertainment
There is no shortage of desirable restaurant and entertainment options in the Menlyn area. If you are feeling lucky, Time Square Casino offers unrivalled entertainment with a number of retail outlets and fine culinary options to enjoy. Nestled at the top of the Times Square Casino in Menlyn, Pretoria, Forti Grill and Bar is perfectly situated to give you a view of Eastern Pretoria like no other. The Old Town Italy café undertakes to serve the freshest premium-quality foods in as ethical a manner as possible. The menu is authentically Italian, yet flexible enough to stay up to date with the latest health trends and food movements.
Due to the affluence of the area, crime is not a major concern by South African standards. There is however common theft and robbery, something which is prevalent across South Africa, hence most of the A grade infrastructure within the area is equipped with the high end technology and electrified perimeters to keep all business operations safe and sound.
This highly regarded location is situated in what is considered by many to be the best area for commercial investment in Pretoria. Being placed amid Atterbury and Garsfontein Roads and adjacent to Faerie Glen, Garsfontein, and Waterkloof Glen, Menlyn’s convenient location to the rest of Pretoria is second to none. The entire suburb can also easily be reached using the N1. The Pretoria CBD is a mere 6 kilometres away making Menlyn a prime area to conduct an operation needing quick access to the local CBD. OR Tambo, Southern Africa’s largest international airport, is also a swift 35 minute drive away making Menlyn perfectly central to all that Gauteng has to offer.