“Anyone who has driven into or out of Westville on the N3 or M13 over the last 10 years will be familiar with this distinctive building situated at 2 Maryvale Road”, says Scott Mc Nair, Business Development Manager at national property auctioneers, In2assets, who have been mandated by the seller to conduct the auction sale.
Formerly known as BKS House and now Aecom House, over the years the property has been home to a number of Durban’s most well-known engineering, architecture and construction firms, until recently being wholly occupied by BKS and then Aecom. With the tenant now moving on to larger premises elsewhere, the opportunity has arisen for a new owner to acquire the property and become associated with this landmark building.
The property has great exposure to both the N3 Highway & M13 Freeway and any organisation occupying the building becomes instantly recognisable, with thousands of cars passing the property on a daily basis. “Having your name on this building is like having a permanent billboard next to the freeway” says McNair.
The building has over 2200m² floor space and 116 parking bays (with possibility of increasing this to 136 bays) and will be sold with much of the existing furniture as well as the back-up generator, which is sufficient to power the entire building in times of power cuts.
The office space is set over 2 floors with a central entrance foyer and stairwell and can be occupied by a single user or by multiple different users; in line with the configuration of the space. Doctors, lawyers or any other professionals would be equally at home in the building.
The property is scheduled to be sold by auction as part of the In2assets Combined Property Auction, to be held at the Durban Country Club on 15 October 2015.