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Midrand at a glance

Discover The Ultimate Midrand Area Profile

Midrand is one ofSouth Africa'sfastest-growing nodes in Gauteng South Africa. This article will show you why Midrand is asmart choice for yourcompany or your next home.

Keep reading to learn more!

Key Takeaways

  • Midrand is situated between Johannesburg and Pretoria, making it akey spot in Gauteng with easy access tomajor roads like the N1 highway andrapid transit options including the Gautrain Station.
  • The area boasts world-class infrastructure with plenty ofnew developments such as shopping centers, schools in the area like Pearson Institute of Higher Education, hospitals, and business parks making it attractive for both living and setting up businesses.
  • It offers ahigh quality of life with amenities including sports locations like theKyalami Grand Prix Circuit, golf clubs, equestrian facilities, fitness centers likeVirgin Active gyms, luxury residential areas such as Steyn City, outdoor activities at places like Lory Park Zoo and Riversands Farm Village.

Overview of Midrand

Located in the Gauteng Province, Midrand is home to fast-growing business parks in the area as well as the largest single-phase shopping mall calledMall of Africa

Location and Accessibility

Midrand sits at thehalfway point between Pretoria and Johannesburg, making it a central hub in Gauteng. This prime position means business owners can enjoy easy travel to both cities.

Roads like theN1 highway connect Midrand directly to major areas, ensuring smooth rides for commuters and transport services alike. The presence of theGautrain station further boosts connectivity, offering fast rail links across Gauteng.

With important roads andrapid transit options nearby, getting around is easy.Business parks and malls likeMall of Africa, andresidential zones are all within reach. This blend of accessibility makes it a preferred choice for setting up a business or expanding operations.

Its proximity to good highway links adds to its appeal as it stands as an accessible meeting ground from various parts of Johannesburg.

Infrastructure and Development

It shines withworld-class structures and systems,this area draws businesses and people looking for a top place to live or work. Itsgreat location is part of the reason why.

This makes it easy to get around, helping both folks who live there and companies big or small.

This area has seen lots ofnew buildings and places pop up, think shopping centers like the Boulders Shopping Centre, schools, parks, and even hospitals likeNetcare Waterfall City Hospital.

For businesses, this meansbeing close to all these services is a huge plus. Plus, its growth isn't slowing down anytime soon - making it a smart choice if you're looking to set up shop or grow your business here.

Living in Midrand

Living here offers a high quality of life with many amenities. People enjoy the good schools, shopping centers, and healthcare facilities. 

Estates in Midrand

  • Blue Hills is a tranquil suburb in Vorna Valley, combining rural charm with city convenience. It is known for its spacious stands and scenic views. 
  • Waterfall Equestrian Estate is a prestigious residential development with houses fetching up to R200 million. This luxury estate is renowned for its high-end features and architectural innovation. 
  • Kyalami Estates - This is one of the earliest examples of a secure lifestyle estate, featuring large properties and big stands. It's popular among equestrian enthusiasts. 
  • Halfway Gardens Estate - Central and accessible, this estate provides a secure and convenient lifestyle.
  • Crowthorne is a well-established residential area, known for its big properties.

Quality of Life

Midrand is also close to the best parts of Johannesburg, which means you can easily get to work, shops, and fun places. 

The area has grown a lot over time, and now, it'sperfect for living and working. There areschools, hospitals, parks, and offices close by

Work Life

Waterfall City Precinct which is located in Midrand, is one of the flagship developments byAttacq and has been voted the best mixed-use area for a couple of years in a row. Grand Central Airport is merely a 5-minute drive. 

Midrand Properties To Rent - If you arelooking for your next corporate office or warehouse to let in Midrand, this will be the ideal location.Waterfall Logistics Precinct houses companies like DHL and Jetour. The popular Nexus Office development in the city is home to tenants likeAWS and DPWorld

Amenities and Facilities

Midrand thrives as a hub for both living and working. Business owners can find much value here, thanks to its rich mix of amenities and facilities.

  1. Top-notch sports locations like theKyalami Grand Prix Circuit offer thrilling racing events, attracting enthusiasts from all over. The circuit is famous worldwide and provides a dynamic environment for businesses related to automotive and sporting goods.
  2. For golf lovers, the Kyalami Country Clubstands out with its well-maintained greens and fairways. It's an excellent place for networking or relaxing after a busy week.
  3. Animal lovers will appreciate theequestrian facilities. It caters to horse riding, training, and boarding services - perfect for businesses in the veterinary or pet supply sectors.
  4. Fitness centers such asVirgin Active gyms are located throughout Midrand, ensuring employees stay healthy and energized. 
  5. Steyn City promises unparalleled estate living just north of Fourways. This development blends lush landscapes with luxury homes, golfing, and more, setting a high standard for residential property in the area.
  6. Outdoor activities are plentiful with places like Lory Park Zoo, offering families and nature enthusiasts close encounters with wildlife in well-maintained settings.
  7. Riversands Farm Village is great for leisurely weekends out. This venue hosts markets, concerts, and food stalls - ideal opportunities for local vendors to showcase their products.
  8. The Herb Farm gives a green touch to Midrand's urban landscape. It serves as both a tranquil escape and an educational center focused on herbal medicine - a growing interest among health-conscious consumers.

Each of these amenities highlights why it is not just a place to do business but also a community where life thrives outside the office parks and commercial properties.


Exploring Midrand shows us a place full of life, growth, and possibilities. With itsquick development andcentral position, it'sperfect for businesses and families alike. Thevariety in homes and workspaces meets many needs.

Easy travel to big cities makes it even better. So, if you're thinking about where to live or start your company, there is a sense of completeness in the area. It could be just what you're searching for.


1. What makes Midrand a special place to live?

It is right in the heart of Gauteng, giving easy access to both Johannesburg and PTA. With shopping malls like the Midrand City Shopping Centre and cool spots like the Ottoman Palace Turkish Restaurant. Plus, it has various schools and the Midrand Medical Centre.

2. Can you find commercial properties in Midrand?

Yes! Midrand includes business parks like Corporate Park, Halfway House, and Gallagher Estate to other commercial developments, there's plenty for those looking to invest or work in Midrand.Currie Group can help you in your pursuit. 

3. How easy is it to travel from Midrand?

Super easy! With itsGautrain and good highway links close by, getting around is a breeze whether you're headed to Or Tambo International Airport or anywhere else in Gauteng.

4. Are there any educational institutions?

Absolutely! From schools across various suburbs to higher education at Pearson Institute and South Africa's Graduate School of Business Leadership located here, learning opportunities abound.

5. What about housing? Is it hard to find a place?

Not at all - whether you want to rent or buy, options vary from cozy apartments in Noordwyk, President Park, Erand Gardens, or Carlswald to bigger homes in areas like Glen Austin Ah in Olifantsfontein... Rapid property growth means there's something for everyone!

6. Why do people choose Midrand over other places?

It's got everything - from being part of the bustling city of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality but still having that suburb amazing facilities and proximity to major cities without being too caught up in their rush.

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