Ekurhuleni has long been the manufacturing hub of the country and it is building on this history to create a smart city that will underpin the new economic growth trajectory. The city boasts a world-class transport network, telecommunications and energy grid, a youthful citizenry and strong financial position. Its connectivity across rail, road and air is significant – with the Gillooly’s Interchange being the busiest in the Southern hemisphere, and Germiston railway hub is one of the busiest on the continent.
To enhance these strong investment features the City adopted a ten-point Economic Plan in 2016 that includes:
This plan is a comprehensive programme of economic growth and development, intended to create jobs and attract investment into the city.