Business & Investments
From the street vendors to the managers of the mainstream businesses, the perception of tomorrow for business and the economy of Gobabis looks positive. It took so many years for the town to be realised by big investors, even just the approach for business.
Now there are good business talks coming to town, there is the national dicentralization process in place, and there is a rapid population growth. This could only mean one thing for business… There could be a brighter future. The railway line connecting Namibia to Botswana directly will be passing very close if not right trhough the Town of Gobabis. This will have a very big impact and could be the greatest opportunity entrepreneurs could ever have. Import and Export by rail is generally cheaper than road, so this could be utilized well.
Gobabis is the heart of the eastern region and has a great potential for growth, economically. The people here are not very exposed to great competition in products and services and this could be a very good fact for business people that could come in with new and unique products and services. The working class is growing now with many governmental, private and public institutions opening or upgrading their offices.
The Municipality and the Regional Council are working very closely together with an open and vigilant mind now more than ever to welcome and compliment development opportunities. The locals are gaining momentum in providing services and products with market standards.
The Town of Gobabis is waiting just for you to come and see…
Why GOBABIS for your BUSINESS now and in near future?
It is the closest town to the SADC economic back-bone, South Africa as well as Botswana and it has good transport infrastructure leading to it and through.
Our town has a population of about 32 000, out of which there is a reasonable ratio of consumers; being Working class, Farmers and Entrepreneurs.
A lot of locals go to Windhoek for services and products, meaning that there is a lot of money going there. Bringing business here could make people keep the money here and make your business worth.
There is not a big competition is all sorts of business sectors.
Gobabis planned, build and grows in a proper and modern way, making servecing easier.
The town has favourable weather conditions with no natural disasters. Good rain over the years too.
The town is only 1 hour and 30 minutes drive away from the capital city, Windhoek and just an hour drive from the International Airport.
Local Economic Development and Public Relations Officer of the Town of Gobabis is openely encouraging and welcoming investors to come onboard with great business innovations that will bring about development to the town and also bring economic satisfaction to the investors themselves.
Tel: 264 62 56 2551
Cell: 264 81 243 3894