Mall of Africa developer on the wildly successful opening, traffic and security
Ray White interviewed Mall of Africa developer Attacq’s CEO Morné Wilken on “The Money Show”.
Wilken discussed the opening of the largest shopping centre in Africa, a key strategic milestone for his company.
Scroll down for quotes from the audio below.
We went to London to look at what’s working and what isn’t.Morné Wilken, Attacq CEO
We did a lot of studies to ensure there’s a market for a mall of that size.Morné Wilken, Attacq CEO
There aren’t any other places in Gauteng like this to go to.Morné Wilken, Attacq CEO
Mall of Africa is, for us, a tipping point.Morné Wilken, Attacq CEO
There was a waiting list of tenants. The mall sold itself.Morné Wilken, Attacq CEO
We have the best security. We did not expect cars to be stolen.Morné Wilken, Attacq CEO
The mall has a value of R4.9 billion.Morné Wilken, Attacq CEO
There are sufficient roads and infrastructure. Today was an abnormal day.Morné Wilken, Attacq CEO