Commercial property in East Rand
The aviation industry is prominent on the East Rand, and the head offices of South African Airways, Kulula.com and the Airports Company of South Africa are located in this area. Originally a gold mining area, the East Rand has a well developed transport network, leading to industrial growth. The mining industry contributes greatly to the economy of this area. Heavy industry is alo present in older areas like Benoni South, Boksburg East and Apex.