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Durban's Gateway Theatre of Shopping is about to complete a R750-million expansion and revamp that will take it up to 175000m² in gross lettable area, with 450 restaurants and stores, including the first Hamley's toy store in KwaZulu-Natal. The development at Gateway - once touted as the largest shopping centre in the southern hemisphere - will result in about 15000m² of retail space being added, making way for about 50 new stores. The project has already seen makeovers in a number of areas, including the main Palm Court entrance, in addition to major retail brands debuting at the centre, including H&M, Starbucks and Dis-Chem. Some R13-million has also been invested in a photovoltaic solar plant on the mall's roof, with the capacity to generate 1MW. Gateway general manager Akash Maharaj told Business Times that the overall development represented a timely upgrade for the centre to retain its position as one of the foremost "shoppertainment" destinations in South Africa. He was tight...

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