Tshwane is at the heart of manufacturing and other key industries. TEDA actively promotes Tshwane as a leading destination for investment by unlocking investment opportunities across critical sectors of our economy.



Automotive and Components

Tshwane accounts for over 40% of the passenger, medium and vehicles produced in the country, with the productions plants for BMW, Nissan, Ford, Tata and Iveco located in the City.


Tshwane and the Gauteng province are central due to their proximity to the large inland South African market as well the neighbouring export markets of Zimbabwe, Botswana and Mozambique.

Business Process Outsourcing

 As the administrative and academic capital, the City’s knowledge and information industry is well-developed and positioned to capitalise further on the BPO&O market.


As the diplomatic capital of South Africa, with a rich heritage, favourable location and cultural diversity, Tshwane is a major visitor destination attracting business, leisure as well as shopping, medical and sports tourism.

Mining and Beneficiation

Although mining and related sectors play a small role in terms of contribution to City GDP, opportunities exist in downstream beneficiation and support services to mining companies and operations in adjacent regions.

Property and Construction

The value of commercial property in South Africa is estimated at USD52 billion with construction activities approximately two million m² of shopping centre supply currently in Gauteng.


The gross rental prices for industrial property range between from R30 to R80 for a typical 1 000sm and we have one of the lowest average vacancy rates in the country across our 21 industrial parks.

Energy and Renewable Resources

Tshwane currently owns 2 coal fired power stations and a biogas waste to energy plant. The City is actively working to diversify its energy sources to waste and solar.


This sector offers investment opportunities in Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients, production of vaccines, antiretroviral drugs, anti-tuberculosis drugs as well as clinical development and trials.

Aerospace and Defence

Tshwane is the key node in this sector, with numerous public and private companies representing over 70% of the country’s expertise and manufacturing capacity.

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