Stryker establishes new distribution centre in Cape Town

Dundas Park Parow Industria Cape Town

Dundas Park, home to the new distribution centre of global medical technologies firm Stryker.


Companies specialising in health care have high standards and demands on real estate strategy, with the new distribution centre of Stryker in Cape Town being a prime example. With an increasing number of medical companies having based themselves in Cape Town in recent years, tenants have bespoke fit-out requirements on both their office environment and supply chains to support overall operational success. As one of the world’s leading medical technology companies, Stryker seeked to optimise its efficiency and agility with a new distribution centre in Parow Industria. Baker Street Properties was mandated to deliver an innovative real estate solution, represented by industrial property broker Martin Reynolds.  

About Stryker 

Recognized as one of the world’s top employers, Stryker is a Fortune 500 company specializing in a host of innovative medical technologies. With a focus on improving patient and hospital outcomes, Stryker is a specialist in Orthopedics, Surgical, Spine and Neurotechnology. The company’s products include:  

  • Implants used in joint replacement and trauma surgeries.
  • Surgical equipment and surgical navigation systems.
  • Patient handling and emergency medical equipment.
  • Neurosurgical, neurovascular and spinal devices 

A more agile real estate strategy 

The firm seeked to optimize reaction times to all major hospitals in the Western Cape through a new industrial real estate strategy. In particular, a new distribution facility was proposed to accommodate the supply-chain process supported by a significant A-grade office component. Further unique requirements included washbays, parking and medical storage areas.   

New builds and developments are often perfectly placed for tenants who seek to improve overall efficiency. Combined with a need for being responsive to certain hospital locations, Parow Industria was identified as an optimal location. According to Reynolds, the newly built Dundas Park was particularly attractive due to the development’s high build quality, solar power solutions, A-grade offices and support from the landlord: “Austen Dundas Properties played a significant role in accommodating Stryker’s bespoke fit-out requirements, which was a key element of the successful solution.” The company signed a 10-year lease, signaling a significant commitment in the local market.  

Dundas Park in Parow Industria 

Dundas Park is a new development in Parow Industria. The development comprises of five units set to build on the success of Dundas Park Phase 1. Each warehouse unit of the development comprises of both ground and first floor office space which overlooks the warehouse area.

To learn more about Dundas Park in Parow Industria, click here.


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