Shoprite to Open Store in Tete Mozambique

(MENAFNEditorial) TETE Mozambique August 20 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Africa's largest food retailer Shoprite is opening a new store in the Town of Tete Mozambique later this year. Property development company Terrace Africa ( confirmed Shoprite as their anchor tenant and indicated that the new shopping centre will also feature many other well-known retailers.


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Tete with an estimated population over 250000 is expected to receive an economic boost later this year when the new rail corridor to Nacala is officially opened. Further to this a new coal fired power station is in a very advanced planning stage. Tete is strategically positioned between Zambia Zimbabwe and Malawi making it a strategic transport and logistics hub.

'We are thrilled to bring this new shopping experience to Tete. The project has already provided jobs to the local community and we are confident that it will encourage further investment in the town' mentions Sean Oberholzer. Development Manager for Terrace Africa.

The new Shoprite store will feature a full selection of groceries and fresh produce as well as a bakery deli butchery and liquor offering. The development will also include fashion furniture and banking services.

On their plans for future investment Oberholzer states 'Terrace Africa's strategy is to build convenience type retail shopping centres across Mozambique Zimbabwe and Zambia. We focus on smaller towns where we are able to make a difference to the communities and bring new concepts and products to market we are enthusiastic about the opportunities that exist in Mozambique as it suits our investment profile'.

Distributed by APO (African Press Organization) on behalf of Terrace Africa.

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Terrace Africa

Ross Mackay

Project Manager

Tel: +27 11 250 2261


Or to contact Sean Oberholzer for more project information:

Sean Oberholzer

Development Manager: Mozambique


Tel South Africa: +27 84 599 4578

Tel Mozambique: +258 84 893 3191

About Terrace Africa

Terrace Africa ( is a property developer with active projects in Mozambique Zambia and Zimbabwe. Driven by a young team the company is passionate about the opportunites that Africa presents. Terrace Africa will focus on convenience type retail and has secured a development pipleline of over US$75 mililion.

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