Residents of Victoria Falls are optimistic that the new development will somewhat ease unemployment in the town. The Mayor of Vic Falls Sifiso Mpofu said, “It’s (construction of the mall) a welcome Construction has already began on Sawanga Shopping Mall in the small town of Victoria Falls. We have seen the land been cleared and excavators on the property located at the entrance of the central business district.
Sawanga shopping mall will constitute offices, restaurants, boutiques, grocery stores, a medical centre, banks, a cultural centre, a gymnasium, theatres, internet cafes among other. An elaborate sewage and water reticulation system will be put in place with access roads being constructed for easy movement.The mall will also offer affordable venues for local and international conferences. “The proposed project will be strategically located at the corner of Livingstone and Pioneer Road, Victoria Falls.
The concept is intended to be more than just a shopping centre but a lifestyle centre in Victoria Falls. The shopping centre will have a floor space of around 5750m2 with a mix of retail, commercial and entertainment activities.” – ZIMRE Property Investments gesture which will open up employment opportunities and adds value while it changes the face of the town. It will be the first of its kind though other plans are there. We are truly excited about this development.”