Röhlig-Grindrod start on new warehouse and offices at Meadow View
Röhlig-Grindrod (RG) celebrated a sod-turning ceremony at their new building site in the Meadow View area, Johannesburg on 9 June.
The celebration was attended by the RG MD Kuben Reddi, representing RG shareholders, Hylton Gray, Andrew Sturrock, Gabby Sequeira, Branch Managers (Air) Tommy Reddy & (Sea) Philippe de Pinchart, Exec Director Gideon Botha, as well as the Project Manager, Heads of Departments, Kapele Freight & Logistics, main contractors Gothic, Grindrod Properties, Intaprop Developers, Mstudio Project Management, Safety Agents, Zero Azania Earthworks, Paragon Interiors, Faz’d Architectors & Consultants, amongst other project representatives.
Once built, the approximate size of the office area will be 4,300sqm, a warehouse of 20,000sqm with a 300sqm pilot office and a restaurant and kitchen area of 150sqm – enough for 80 seats.
The current office space has been used to capacity and with the lease expiring next year May, the need surfaced to move into larger premises with warehouse capacity to cater for both our staff complement and clients warehouse space requirements.
The project should be complete by early May 2017 when the move will take place into the spacious and modern