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Words by: Jordan Lotter Zimbali Estate on the North Coast is known for luxurious homes and tranquil living, and House Ebony is no exception. Creating the perfect home requires time, patience and a team of skilled professionals.   The building contractor, Leucor Enterprises, has been developing residential properties in KZN for the pats 18 years. The dynamic duo, co-Directors Shaun Lotter and Shaun Smith, pride themselves on building dream homes, on time and within budget....

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The North Coast is growing! We catch up with some of the top developers in Ballito to find out more about them and their exciting upcoming projects.   Murray Collins of Collins Residential We catch up with the owner of Collins Residential, Murray Collins, about what he’s up to at the moment.   Tell us more about yourself as a developer. Having been born into a family in property (H. Collins and Sons) and watching...

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Words by: Collins Residential    Ballito has grown from being a chilled holiday town, to now being the place where individuals seek that live-work-play lifestyle. While still upholding that charming coastal feel, this node has transformed and grown over the last decade, where the population alone has gone from 12 000 to 30 000 residents. It has even been revealed that 10% of South Africans from central provinces find KZN’s North Coast the ideal retirement...

We’re showcasing some of our local businesses and the amazing products and services they offer the North Coast.   Curro Castle Mount Richmore Curro Castle Mount Richmore has a special motto: “Your family is our family”. This is the sentiment felt by Group 1 and 3 teachers, Chantal and Mika. Chantal is a Group 1 teacher. “My children generally start with me at three months old and will graduate out of my class at 12...

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We chatted to Enterprise iLembe CEO Nathi Nkomzwayo about supporting local businesses during this time of the COVID-19 pandemic.   The #seeyousoon tourism campaign has inspired many South Africans to travel locally as the lockdown restrictions lift. Why is this so important?  The #seeyousoon campaign seeks to remind tourists why the North Coast should be at the top of your travel list once the lockdown ends by presenting visuals of some of the amazing tourism...

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If there’s one thing we have learnt over the past few months, it’s how important our health is! These fabulous professionals help keep us healthy and happy here on the North Coast.   Dr Khabonina Nkwelo Dr Khabonina Nkwelo graduated as a Chiropractor in Durban, South Africa. She’s passionate about offering care to fussy babies with colic, constipation or reflux as well as adults with headaches, neck pain and disc-related issues. She uses a variety...

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We’re celebrating Women’s Month by meeting some of our incredible local businesswomen on the North Coast. We learn more about them, their business and what inspires them to be amazing boss ladies. Go girl power!   Schane Anderson and Debbie Steinhobel from OLALA Interiors OLALA Interiors was founded in 1993 by Schanè Anderson, and Debbie Steinhobel joined in 2014, and over the past 27 years the business has soared. OLALA Interiors is an inspirational interior...

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In a time when things are tough, we are feeling inspired by these go-getting, young male entrepreneurs. Not only are they local, but they have some amazing products and services to offer Ballito residents. We caught up with them to find out more about their businesses, what they have learned and what they love about being local!   Trystan Hobart – From the Woods  Originally from Zimbabwe, Trystan moved to South Africa a little over...

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Opening photo by Barry Bowditch Photography   A sense of community in the North Coast is one of the things we love most about living here! When times are tough, we come together and support one another, because without each other, this town wouldn’t be the same. We caught up with some local business owners to find out more about what they offer, and why they love Ballito.   Curro Castle Mount Richmore    Curro...

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HILLCREST HOMES UNDER R1 MILLION   The demand for entry-level homes under R1 million regionally continues to grow, and especially so in areas traditionally deemed too expensive by many buyers in the entry-level homes market. Hillcrest, and consequently Waterfall, has seen exceptional growth not only by way of sheer population increase, but also in the demand for sectional title homes.   Many developers have recognised the need to develop homes, within a secure managed environment,...