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            Atterbury’s prime Richmond Park secures


          new Aramex SA facility in Cape Town





                      Leading property investor and developer Atterbury has been awarded the contract
                       to develop a new distribution facility for Aramex South Africa in Richmond Park,
                                                  Milnerton, Cape Town.



                                            Association (CPA) as well as       proven track record of delivering
                                            Qubic 3-Dimensional Property,      excellent tailor-made development
                                            Bethel Property and Atlantis,”     solutions over more than 25
                                            says Gerrit van den Berg, who      years in property development,
                                            heads Atterbury’s Western Cape     investment and asset management
                                            operations.                        in South Africa and internationally.

                                            The new Atterbury-developed        Mia Kitshoff, the head of Atterbury’s
                                            facility will consolidate Aramex’s   leasing in Cape Town, says the
              The artist impression of the   two existing Cape Town facilities   new custom-built Aramex facility is
                  Aramex building           into one fit-for-purpose 9,240sqm   designed as a modern and highly
                                            facility. Designed to Aramex’s     efficient building, supported by
                                            unique specifications, it will include   Richmond Park’s excellent location
                    he development          an 8,000sqm warehouse for          and superior transport access.
                    and long-term lease     Aramex’s courier and distribution
                    agreement were          divisions as well as 1,200sqm of   “We are excited to partner with
                    awarded to Richmond     offices.                           Aramex on this development and to
          TPark Development                                                    provide it with the platform to further
          Company after a comprehensive     Earthworks will begin in June      its business in Cape Town. The new
          request for proposal process      this year and the building will    Aramex building will undoubtedly
          managed by Broll, which began     be completed in February 2021.     become a landmark for the city with
          mid-2019.                         Aramex will commence trading from   its N7 freeway-fronting branding,”
                                            its new facility in March 2021.    notes Kitshoff.
          Aramex is a leading global provider
          of comprehensive logistics        Sean Berowsky, Head of Broll       Richmond Park enjoys unmatched
          and transportation solutions.     Broking in South Africa, says that   access from both the N1 and N7
          Established in 1992, Aramex       the decision to locate the new     highways, with excellent visibility
          rapidly evolved into a global brand   Aramex Western Cape HQ at      from the latter, making it an
          recognized for its customer service   Richmond Park, Milnerton, was   ideal location for logistics and
          and innovative multi-product      the result of an intense search for   warehousing.
          offering. Aramex employs more     the best option for Aramex’s future
          than 13,900 employees in over     business needs.                    As a popular and growing industrial
          354 locations across 60 countries                                    node, the operating and upcoming
          and has a strong alliance network   “The respective Aramex and       facilities at Richmond Park include
          providing worldwide presence.     Atterbury teams were exceptional   those of Cape Fruit Coolers, CTM,
          Aramex is also a publicly traded   in concluding this transaction, in a   Mustek, Scoop, ACDC Dynamics,
          company on the Dubai Financial    unique requirement which blended   Max on Top, Corex and Sequence
          Market (DFM: ARMX).               two distinct business units into   Logistics in conjunction with RPP.
                                            one world-class building; bringing
          “Richmond Park is the prime       together the required operational   Richmond Corner convenience
          business site on Cape Town’s      and business synergies which were   shopping centre, anchored by Pick
          N7 corridor. It is a multibillion   crucial to Aramex’s needs,” says   and Pay and Woolworths Food, will
          Rand mixed-use development by     Berowsky.                          open in the precinct in April 2020
          major shareholders Atterbury, Old                                    to offer everyday shopping and
          Mutual Properties, the Richmond   Atterbury was chosen for this      dining for the park, surrounding
          Park Communal Property            landmark project based on its      community and commuters.

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