Construction of Metropolis on Park in Sandton SA to be complete by May 2016

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Construction of the Metropolis on Park is well under way and occupation is set from May 2016 according to Kent Gush, sales agent from Kent Gush Properties.

Positioned on Pretoria Street in the Sandton CBD, Metropolis on Park has a prime location that few residential developments can match.

Metropolis on Park, overlooking Mushroom Park, will offer investors the balance between city living and park life where residents will get the best of both worlds, living in an elegant expanse and having abundant space for recreation, play and fitness.

Metropolis on Park residences will offer a finest in urban living and represent a desirable opportunity for people looking for convenient first-class residential living in the heart of the Sandton CBD.

Barrow Properties are the developers of this new address andhave a keen eye for prime locations. Offering their buyers excellent property investment opportunities,Barrow Properties’ current focus is on meeting the growing demands for quality property in prime urban areas of Johannesburg.

Comments Paul Barrow, Director of Barrow Properties: “It is a known fact that real estate located in capital cities overlooking central parks, attracts influential business people and fetchesgreat investment returns.  Metropolis on Park is no exception.”

Kent Gush says that of the 126 units there are 120 apartments consisting of studio, one, two and three bedroom simplexes crowned by 6 luxury penthouses with roof terraces. “These will be highly sought after with their unique integrated park environment with all units enjoying magnificent views.

Metropolis on Park is within easy walking distance from the Sandton Gautrain station, which offers high-speed rail link with a 12-minute travel time to the OR Tambo International Airport and Johannesburg and Pretoria. It is also mere minutes from the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), and the Sandton Convention Centre, a world class exhibition centre in Africa.

There is a noted sense of space and elegance in the apartments due to floor-to-ceiling windows offering panoramic views across the park. All apartments are north facing and to take advantage of their outlook, each unit has glass balustrades further enhancing the uninterrupted views. GLH and Associates Architects has ensured that urban advantages meet easy living.This contemporary building provides a fibre optic backbone throughout ensuring world-class connectivity.

Fully integrated kitchens with Miele appliances, Hansgrohe kitchen and bathroom fittings,and Geberitsanitary ware in bathrooms, ensure the finest choices throughout. A 17.5 m lap pool and fully equipped gym are the ideal way to maintain fitness without leaving home.  Or if you prefer, enjoy a sundowner or a selection from the á la carte menu at the ground floor café offering indoor and outdoor dining facilities, as well as a ‘pick and go foods’ facility stocking essential home products for your convenience.

Meeting rooms and private dining rooms offer full catering services making Metropolis on Park the ideal work from home location.Building amenities include a first-classreception desk,ground floor café, meeting rooms, private dining suites and full standby power and reserve water tanks. There will be a professional estate management service and a laundry pick up / drop off desk for further added convenience.

The property is safe and secure with access control in and out of the building and aprivate residents’ entrance into the park. Mushroom Park includes a running track, outdoor gym, restaurant, children’s play area, security and bird watching offering homeownersnumerous leisure amenities on hand.

In close proximity, Sandton City offers world-class retail and entertainment. Known as ‘Africa’s richest square mile’, this exclusive address amid Africa’s business CBD is the ideal city address.

A recent spate of luxury apartments is appearing in Sandton as South Africa’s financial capital continues to grow and the demand for luxury residential accommodation increases.

The Barrow Group comprises Barrow Construction (Pty) Ltd and Barrow Properties (Pty) Ltd. Barrow Properties (Pty) Ltd is involved in the assembly, acquisition and development of land for commercial purposes. The main focus is on office development in and around Johannesburg. Completed buildings are generally made available for sale or lease.

Barrow Construction (Pty) Ltd is responsible for all the construction work on the projects but is also involved in contract work for third party clients and is active in the tender market.

The group is family-owned and managed with the fifth generation currently at the helm. Also planned for construction in South Africa’s real estate market is Menlyn Park Shopping Center in Pretoria, which is set to take up US$181.5m.