Ballito was known for being a small holiday town in the early 2000’s, but in just over 20 years it has evolved to a leading residential node. The North Coast population has seen a 94% increase from July 2011 – July 2021. As a result of the growing demand for secure, lifestyle-focussed, residential homes, KZN’s greater North Coast has seen 82% of all existing property within this region being situated within a secure gated community.
One of the many contributing factors to the increase is due to the unrivalled coastal lifestyle. This destination caters to the needs of families, retirees, couples, and young professionals. Enjoy the ultimate lifestyle with direct and effortless access to the exceptional swimming beaches, mountain bike and running trails, a regional mall, 3 quality golf courses and top-class public and private schools and tertiary education offerings.
The growing popularity of Ballito can also be attributed to the fact that the price-point shift in residential property has created a more inclusive community. Property in the area historically had specific entry-points, however since introducing homes in gated estates under the R1 million mark, we have seen how individuals have flocked to secure their place along KZN’s sought-after North Coast.
With the price-shift in residential property becoming affordable over the years, coupled with the massively successful job market, the North Coast will continue to see approximately 84 new adults entering Ballito per month. The Aerotropolis and Dube Tradeport alone have created over 100 000 jobs. Within Ballito we are anticipating the introduction of an upcoming commercial and industrial sector, which in turn will put the North Coast at the heart of the manufacturing, commercial, transport, and logistics sectors.
It is no wonder that KZN’s North Coast continues to attract investors from across the country and shores. With a masterplan that spans across 25 years and more, we can only anticipate more to come.