Doing business at the V&A Waterfront

This mixed-use waterfront development attracts 24 million visitors per year, and is situated in the country’s oldest working harbour. Since 1988, when it was a gritty working harbour, it has been transformed into a desirable retail, leisure, commercial, residential and entertainment destination with over 450 stores, over 80 restaurants, ten hotels and 600 residential units. There are approximately 17 000 people who work in the Waterfront. Office space and space for shops and eateries can be leased in the waterfront. There is also some property (mostly residential) that can be purchased as an investment. The setting in the middle of a working harbour makes the V&A Waterfront unique, and yachts, passenger liners, pleasure boats, fishing vessels and other passing shopping traffic contribute to the atmosphere.


Looking to purchase property as an investment or rental income opportunity? We have a number of options available situated in prime locations around the precinct.


With nearly 24 million visitors to the property per year, the V&A is an ideal location for your retail store or restaurant.


There are a number of commercial spaces available in the various precincts of the V&A Waterfront, ranging from those steeped in Cape Town’s heritage to those boasting innovative architecture and technology.

The Harbour

We are situated around a working harbour, bringing both luxury and “grit” into a unique environment.


Current Tenants


Annual Visits


Brands at the Watershed


Entrepreneurs at Workshop17


Marine, Harbour and Yacht Office

We’re situated within a working harbour and have various marine facilities on offer, including a marina and a yacht office.

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