Businesses operating in the Kingsmead Office Park
Al Baraka Bank
Registered in South Africa in 1989, Al Baraka Bank pioneered Islamic banking in this country in response to an identified need for a banking system that adhered to Islamic economic principles. The Durban head office supports a national branch network and, as a subsidiary of the international Al Baraka Banking Group, is a full commercial bank.
International professional service company KPMG is one of the world’s Big Four auditors.
Part of the freight movement multinational Grindrod Group, Grindrod Bank is an investment bank providing bespoke financial services to private, corporate and institutional clients.
Trade and Investment KwaZulu-Natal (TIKZN)
The provincial trade and inward investment promotion agency
TIKZN promotes KwaZulu-Natal as an investment destination and facilitates trade by assisting local companies
to access international markets.
It came into being following the national government’s decision
to divest investment promotion to provinces.
Parastatal Transnet controls South Africa’s ports, rail and petroleum pipeline infrastructure and was
formed in 1990 by restructuring
into business units the operations of the South African Railways and Harbours and other existing operations and other products.
Bidvest McCarthy Toyota
Home to many of South Africa’s favourite motor vehicles, Bidvest McCarthy Toyota proudly carries the Toyota name. The Kingsmead Office Park dealership is one of 20 nationally supplying vehicles, accessories and after-sales service for the brand.
eThekwini Municipality’s parks,
recreation and culture unit
The department administers, develops and maintains eThekwini’s parks and open space. Covering more than 4500 hectares, these include 500 children’s playgrounds, 180 recreational playing fields and 60 prime parks.
One of South Africa’s largest financial services groups with operations in 20 African countries and key markets globally, Standard Bank traces its origins to 1862 in London. The Kingsmead regional head office building makes a statement on Masabalala Yengwa Avenue (NMR Avenue).
K Line Shipping (South Africa)
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line) established its own shipping agency in South Africa as a joint venture with the Bidvest Group in 2009, with its head office in Durban and branch operations in Cape Town and Johannesburg. The shipping line had operated in South Africa for more than 50 years, represented by third party agents, before investing locally.
Established in 2004, property intelligence company Evaluations in a one-stop service provider of property valuation services and has grown into the largest of its kind in South Africa. Evaluations provides services to municipalities, financial institutions and real estate companies.