Buy Local Campaign Launch

We were excited to launch our #buylocal campaign, which celebrates and supports the entrepreneurial spirit of the KZN South Coast. While we are known for our Blue Flag Beaches, dive sites, nature reserves, and great outdoor offerings, the KZN South Coast has so much more to offer! Our fertile land means farm-to-fork organic food supplies, […]

Growth Sectors

Property As a prime coastal destination and considering the massive demand for coastal properties in the domestic and international markets, property is a significant growth sector on the KZN South Coast. We are working with local estate agencies and developers to highlight the real estate investment opportunities for this region. Find out more about our […]

Investment Facilitation

One Stop Shop Our partnership with Trade and Investment KwaZulu-Natal (TIKZN) saw the establishment of a One Stop Shop (OSS) in the KZN South Coast last quarter, and favourable feedback has been received from the demand assessment performed. To refine our services further, the SCTIE investment team visited the TIKZN OSS and Special Economic Zone […]

Research and Development

We recently started Investment Prospectus research, a project that will span three months, collecting data from various strategic economic drivers within the KZN South Coast. The main objectives of this sub-district level investment research will focus on ‘Investment Promotion’, ‘Business Retention/ Expansion’ and ‘Export opportunities’. A full copy of the research findings will be available […]

Website and Digital Update

Social Media Our social media platforms are currently shared between tourism and investment with a current focus on driving investment engagement content. We are achieving this through continuous updates on investment, specifically around ‘Buy-Local’, ‘Port Shepstone Techno Hub’, ‘Unlimited Opportunities to Invest’ and ‘Play here, Stay here’ coverage. In the last year, we have noted […]

Advertising Update

We are taking the time to build up our investment-focused content and marketing collateral while focusing on advertising in niche markets. This quarter, the advertising material included: Buy Local A5 Flyer South Coast Herald Buy Local Advert and Editorial Investment Adverts in South Coast Herald and Kokstad Advertiser Property Developments showcased in the Inflight and […]

Public Relations Update

We have shared these #unlimitedopportunities, as well as the #buylocal campaign, with the public through dedicated media releases. With the investment portfolio still being developed, we are focusing on specific growth sectors for each quarter while targeting specialised media outlets. Through our efforts, we received free exposure in several publications, including South Africa Today, My […]

Exhibitions and Engagements

We relish the opportunity to partake in exhibitions and trade shows that allow us to identify investment opportunities and trends, while networking with potential investors, operators, and stakeholders interested in the South African market. Africa Energy Indaba From 7 to 9 March, SCTIE’s investment team attended the 15th Africa Energy Indaba hosted at the Cape […]

Marketing Update

Marketing Campaign This quarter, we attracted investor attention through our Unlimited Opportunities marketing campaign, using the hashtags #unlimitedopportunities #investkznsouthcoast #investment #kznsouthcoast. We used this campaign to really highlight the many investment opportunities found from the coast to the hinterland, across a number of key sectors which are outlined below. Marketing Collateral We have been working […]