The first Industrial Development Zone in South Africa, the Coega IDZ is planned for Port Elizabeth. This zone comprising 17 000ha of land and a new deepwater port will be one of the largest in the world. The IDZ is situated 20km from Port Elizabeth. The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) is a government-affiliated body and was appointed to co-ordinate it's planning, oversee its implementation and manages it. The Coega Development Corporation insisted on a mixture of global and local features in the Urban Design and anticipated character of the architecture to draw investors from around the world.