Investing in Knysna

Why invest in Knysna?

Knysna is the ideal location to establish and expand a business. The Knysna economy is the third largest economy in the Eden District with a total Gross Geographical Product of R 2,3 billion in 2011 according to StatsSA (2013). The leading sectors are Finance and Business Services and Wholesale, Retail, Trade  and Accommodation.

The key reasons which for investment in the Knysna economy and its people include the following:

  • Good infrastructure and basic services
  • Accessible via road (N2), rail and air (George Airport)
  • World renowned tourist destination
  • Foreign investment opportunities
  • Sufficient housing opportunities
  • Low crime rates
  • Excellent business support services
  • Ample industrial land and commercial space
  • Excellent educational facilities
  • Labour opportunities
  • Sound regulatory environment

18/03/2013 Knysna New Business Events Destination (Business Events Africa)

Contact Manager Economic Development:

Ms Ilse van Schalkwyk
Telephone: +27 (0)44 302 6358
Email: ivanschalkwyk@knysna.gov.za

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    Events on May 26, 2017
    Council Meeting
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
    Location: Knysna, South Africa Description: Council Meeting
    Events on June 6, 2017
    Planning and Integrated Human Settlements Committee Meeting
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
    Location: Knysna Municipality, Clyde St, Knysna, 6570, South Africa Description: Planning and Integrated Human Settlements Committee Meeting
    Events on June 7, 2017
    Special Council Meeting
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
    Location: Knysna Municipality, Clyde St, Knysna, 6570, South Africa Description: Special Council Meeting
    Events on June 12, 2017
    Finance Governance and Economic Development Committee Meeting
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
    Description: Finance Governance and Economic Development Committee Meeting
    Events on June 13, 2017
    Community Services Meeting
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
    Location: Knysna Municipality, Clyde St, Knysna, 6570, South Africa Description: Community Services Meeting
    Events on June 14, 2017
    Technical Services Meeting
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
    Location: Knysna Municipality, Clyde St, Knysna, 6570, South Africa Description: Technical Services Meeting
    Events on June 29, 2017
    Mayoral Committee Meeting
    8:00 am - 9:00 am
    Location: Knysna Municipality, Clyde St, Knysna, 6570, South Africa Description: Mayoral Committee Meeting