The Whippet

Digital convenience meets physical engagement

The SOKO District platform has taken away the biggest challenges you face when opening and running a store so you can focus on what you do best!

Yes, the world has gone digital. We now sell everything online, but your customers still want to experience your products in the real world. Our flexible offering allows you to customise EVERYTHING to suit your unique brand and needs. Our online platform offers you the ultimate flexibility to choose what works for you. You can select your space, your shopfitting and all other details online and on-the-go!

Welcome to

SOKO District

Your space. Your people. Your experience.

Connect with your customers in a flexible physical space with modular, rentable shopfittings.

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Technology

Find and choose a location online that matches your community

Choose and select your rentable shopfitting online

Sign and manage your lease online

Log requests through our online ticketing system

Your brand

Keep control of your entire in-store experience

Access to store designers to help design your store

Signage that brings your brand to life and sets you apart

Safely test your products with a new audience

Keep your store fresh and dynamic with flexible shopfitting

Collaborate with like-minded brands to create a unique customer experiences

Commercial

Flexible leasing terms between 3 days and 3 years

Only rent the space you need with our flexible store sizes

All inclusive base rental rate with no hidden costs

Get insights with our smart Point of Sale solution

Operations

One single point of contact

We manage all operations and maintenance on your behalf

Access to a professional operations management system

Access to a self-service portal helping you manage your store

Marketing

Marketing support to announce and market your new store

Announcement on SOKO District landing page

Announcement on SOKO District social media

Cross-pollination and exposure to other SOKO District Retailer’s social communities

Explore our completely customisable pricing, from the size of your space to the length of your lease.

Are you the kind of brand we're looking for?

We're looking for brands that are as transparent, responsible, and purpose-driven as we are. Brands that choose quality over quantity. Are you a brand like us?

Oliver Vagary

Building value through brand experience

We believe that retail should provide an opportunity for brands to re-tell their stories. In the spirit of Ubuntu, value is built through the experiences not of single brands, but a community of brands. The SOKO family has many valuable stories to share. 

Post-COVID: 
The new second space for our community

In uncertain times, your brand needs room for adjustment. You might suddenly need more/less physical space, or more/less e-commerce distribution. SOKO values responsiveness and built a system that allows for dynamic leasing and support services, providing your brand with the leeway to manage economic stress or brand redirection. 

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Rosebank Mall

Introducing the first district, launching June 2021

You’ll find our first space at the centre of all the action at Rosebank Mall. It’s the first of many to come, and what a good place to start – in the bustling heart of Jozi. This location resonates with one of the SOKO pillar principles of creating a regenerative space, a space that encourages constant movement towards fresh ideas. 

Rosebank Mall

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