Cashbuild For Your
This map shows the physical proximity between “Cashbuild” store locations and backyard housing in Gauteng province. The proximity represents the accessibility to building materials from financing to physical distribution.
Cashbuild Limited is southern Africa’s largest retailer and supplier of building materials, associated products and services, selling direct to cash-paying customer base, via NedBank.
The company, founded in 1977 and has been constantly expanding its chain of stores, making the independent housing growth called Backyarding, accessible. The company is community oriented, expressed both in the employment sector of its company and in creating solutions for the growing housing shortage in South Africa.
Cashbuild has managed to position their stores optimally to ameet the demand and therefore, established a strong customer base in the rural areas, amongst previously disadvantaged home improvers, and small scale building contractors.