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A hub of convenience, community and sustainability

Riverfields is a dynamic mixed-use precinct in Kempton Park and rapidly shaping up to be one of South Africa’s most innovative and sustainable developments. With a significant investment of over R1.2 billion in infrastructure and an additional R700 million planned, Riverfields is not just creating spaces but redefining urban living standards. This comprehensive guide takes you through the multifaceted aspects of Riverfields, emphasising its commitment to sustainability, convenience, urban lifestyle, and community.

Is Riverfields a sustainable development?

Riverfields has set a new benchmark in sustainable urban development. The precinct’s strategic investment in municipal infrastructure – encompassing new roads, sewer lines, water reticulation, and electrical frameworks – reflects its commitment to long-term ecological and economic sustainability. This robust development has also been a significant driver of employment, contributing to approximately 160,000 job opportunities in both construction and operational phases.

A precinct of convenience and connectivity

Strategically located between central Pretoria and Johannesburg and near O.R. Tambo International Airport, Riverfields is an epitome of convenience and accessibility. As part of the Ekurhuleni Aerotropolis, it is well-integrated with an extensive transport network, ensuring seamless connectivity for both commuters and businesses.

Embracing the urban lifestyle

Riverfields is designed as a 15-minute city, where residents can access all necessities within a short walk or bike ride. This includes a range of residential options, retail centres like the expansive Harvest Place Shopping Centre, and various entertainment and recreational parks. The development’s pedestrian-friendly routes and public services enhance urban living, offering a unique blend of convenience and quality of life.

Building a strong community

At the heart of Riverfields is a vibrant community. The precinct features residential estates equipped with parks and clubhouse facilities, nurturing a sense of community and belonging. The upcoming developments, including a mega-church campus, private school complex, community parks, and a Riverfields medical precinct, are testament to Riverfields’ vision of a well-rounded, inclusive community.

Retail innovation

Harvest Place, a cornerstone of Riverfields, offers over 17,000m² of retail space with more than 70 retailers. This family-friendly shopping haven meets various needs, from groceries to fashion and dining. The upcoming Lifestyle Centre, positioned opposite Harvest Place, promises to further expand retail and leisure options, contributing to Riverfields’ appeal as a shopping destination.

Educational excellence in Riverfields

Education is a priority in Riverfields, with the precinct set to welcome the Maranatha Christian School, a private institution catering up to Grade 12, by 2026. This addition complements the existing array of quality schools within a 15-minute radius, including Laerskool Kruinsig and Hoërskool Kempton Park, ensuring top-notch educational facilities for residents.

Medical and wellness facilities

In partnership with Feenstra Group and Benchmark, Riverfields is planning a comprehensive medical node. This development is aligned with the precinct’s health and wellness goals and is poised to provide essential services, especially for the planned retirement neighbourhood.

Office and business spaces

Riverfields also boasts an impressive office node, the Gleneagle Office Park. Offering a range of rental and development options, this park caters to various business needs with modern architectural design, sustainable technology, and a strategic location. The addition of 11 Gleneagle Office Park, with its modern amenities and strategic design, further solidifies Riverfields’ status as a commercial hotspot.

Need a space for business or an office? The Office Park provides a secure environment for discerning buyers and tenants looking for A-grade office space with good access to the Albertina Sisulu freeway and the Kempton Park CBD.

Logistics and distribution centres

The logistic and industrial precinct within Riverfields is home to global brands, featuring top-notch warehouses and distribution centres. Its excellent accessibility and high-end security measures make it an ideal location for logistics and light industrial operations.

The completed logistics and business node will cover approximately 100 hectares, and provides 24-hour monitored security, green building concepts and cutting-edge construction technology. Consolidated or sub-dividable sites ranging from 1 500m² to 40 000m² available.

Residential developments

Riverfields boasts several modern, secure residential developments, including Glen Erasmia Boulevard, Gleneagle Estate, and Swallow Hills. The precinct plans to introduce more housing developments, ranging from urban complexes to retirement villages, each designed with an integrated approach to ensure leisure, security, and accessibility.

Riverfields Precinct is a modern urban development, harmoniously blending sustainability, convenience, lifestyle, and community. Its meticulous planning and diverse offerings make it a vibrant community to thrive in. As Riverfields continues to evolve, it sets new standards for urban living, creating a legacy that will resonate for generations to come.

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