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New Sandton skyscraper is the tallest building in Africa – it offers a view of Magaliesberg -

Friday, September 27, 2019

Growthpoint’s ambitious Sandton Summit plan -

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

SA billionaire Koos Bekker spent millions on an estate in the UK – take a look -

Friday, September 20, 2019

Durban aerotropolis masterplan expected to attract R1tn in investment -

Friday, September 20, 2019

Apply for the Urban Sustainability Internship Programme -

Friday, September 20, 2019

South African Heritage Highlights In One Easy Destination At Vergelegen -

Monday, September 16, 2019

R240m Sterling Industrial Park nears completion -

Friday, September 13, 2019

Joburg uses Arbor City win to call on residents to plant trees -

Friday, September 13, 2019

Phase one of Rustenburg Mall under way -

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

New VR technology to make SA forestry chainsaw training safer -

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

MULTI-MILLION RAND PROPERTY INVESTMENTS SHOW INNER-CITY HAS A BRIGHT FUTURE, SAYS MAYOR MASHABA -

Friday, August 30, 2019

Time to revamp the Grand Parade kiosks -

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Council passes first ever resilience strategy for Cape Town -

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

R3bn Dr Pixley Ka Isaka Seme Memorial Hospital nearly complete -

Friday, August 23, 2019

LAND USE SCHEME PUBLIC AWARENESS MEETINGS CONTINUE, CITY URGES PARTICIPATION -

Friday, August 23, 2019

The Future Is Not Female … It Is Intersectional, Say Women In Architecture -

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Cemeteries maintenance gains momentum -

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Nkosi City – R7.8bn ‘agri-city’ for the future in Mpumalanga -

Friday, August 16, 2019

CONSTRUCTION OF BOPHELONG CLINIC ON TRACK FOR EARLY 2020 COMPLETION -

Friday, August 16, 2019

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  • INTERGOVERNMENTAL BLITZ OPERATION

    The Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning has partnered with the South African National Biodiversity Institute in a concerted effort to address biodiversity crimes in the Cape Winelands. The objective of this partnership is to mitigate threats to biodiversity through environmental enforcement action. The Biodiversity and Land Use intends to address the challenges threatening biodiversity and societal growth by striking a balance between development and job creation, and conservation and sustainable biodiversity use. The project also aims to strengthen collaboration between intergovernmental organisations to encourage and promote compliance with legislation, whilst creating awareness and communication regarding critical biodiversity value,…

  • New Sandton skyscraper is the tallest building in Africa – it offers a view of Magaliesberg

    Africa’s tallest building is set to open next month as its developers seek to cash in on security fears and traffic jams by building a high-rise residential and retail complex in the heart of Johannesburg’s financial district. The Leonardo is a 234-metre skyscraper within walking distance of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, the headquarters of some of Africa’s biggest companies and Sandton City, a premier shopping mall. Developed by South Africa’s Legacy Group and Nedbank, it will house 254 apartments, a three-floor penthouse and five floors of office space as well as shops and restaurants. While Johannesburg’s run-down city centre is…

  • Growthpoint’s ambitious Sandton Summit plan

    The Richest Square Mile in Africa is getting a new multi-billion-rand precinct.Suren Naidoo  /  9 September 2019 00:39     13 commentsGROWPNTR23.36-1.02%27/09/2019, 09:18:47 The planned precinct is already home to the new headquarters of (from left) Discovery, Bidvest Bank and Sasol. Image: Supplied. South Africa’s largest listed property group Growthpoint is behind the ambitious new multi-billion-rand Sandton Summit mixed-use development precinct being planned in the country’s financial hub. This is revealed in extensive planning documents about the Sandton Summit Precinct Plan, which the City of Joburg has now put out for public comment. If approved in its current form, the plan could see almost a million…

  • SA billionaire Koos Bekker spent millions on an estate in the UK – take a look

    Naspers chair Koos Bekker opened his multi-million-pound garden estate in the United Kingdom in early September.    The complex includes a hotel, garden and restaurant on the 400-hectare estate.  The property’s concept is roughly based on the widely successful Babylonstoren development in Franschhoek. Naspers chair Koos Bekker opened multi-million-pound estate The Newt in Somerset in the United Kingdom on Friday,  after six years of renovation.  The hotel, garden and restaurant complex, a roughly three-hour drive from London, has spiralling gardens day visitors can enjoy, a spa and a cider press.  The hotel itself features 13 suites housed in a Georgian mansion and 10 rooms in the…

  • Durban aerotropolis masterplan expected to attract R1tn in investment

    BY: SHIRLEY LE GUERNCREAMER MEDIA CORRESPONDENT A masterplan for a Durban aerotropolis that is expected to attract about R1-trillion in public and private sector investment and create 750 000 jobs over a 50-year period has been unveiled. Speaking ahead of the launch of a Visitors Centre and the unveiling of an extensive model of the proposed aerotropolis, KwaZulu-Natal Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs MEC Nomusa Dube-Ncube said the purpose-built airport city, which was anchored by the King Shaka International airport, would enhance urban, regional and national competitiveness and make the province more economically efficient, sustainable and attractive to investment.ADVERTISEMENT The plan extends across…

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INTERGOVERNMENTAL BLITZ OPERATION

Sep 27, 2019

The Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning has partnered with the South African National Biodiversity Institute in a concerted effort to address biodiversity crimes in the Cape Winelands. The objective of this partnership is to mitigate threats to biodiversity through environmental enforcement action. The Biodiversity and Land Use intends to address the challenges threatening biodiversity and societal growth by striking a balance between development and job creation, and conservation and sustainable biodiversity use. The project also aims to strengthen collaboration between intergovernmental organisations to encourage and promote compliance with legislation, whilst creating awareness and communication regarding critical biodiversity value,…

New Sandton skyscraper is the tallest building in Africa – it offers a view of Magaliesberg

Sep 27, 2019

Africa’s tallest building is set to open next month as its developers seek to cash in on security fears and traffic jams by building a high-rise residential and retail complex in the heart of Johannesburg’s financial district. The Leonardo is a 234-metre skyscraper within walking distance of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, the headquarters of some of Africa’s biggest companies and Sandton City, a premier shopping mall. Developed by South Africa’s Legacy Group and Nedbank, it will house 254 apartments, a three-floor penthouse and five floors of office space as well as shops and restaurants. While Johannesburg’s run-down city centre is…

Growthpoint’s ambitious Sandton Summit plan

Sep 25, 2019

The Richest Square Mile in Africa is getting a new multi-billion-rand precinct.Suren Naidoo  /  9 September 2019 00:39     13 commentsGROWPNTR23.36-1.02%27/09/2019, 09:18:47 The planned precinct is already home to the new headquarters of (from left) Discovery, Bidvest Bank and Sasol. Image: Supplied. South Africa’s largest listed property group Growthpoint is behind the ambitious new multi-billion-rand Sandton Summit mixed-use development precinct being planned in the country’s financial hub. This is revealed in extensive planning documents about the Sandton Summit Precinct Plan, which the City of Joburg has now put out for public comment. If approved in its current form, the plan could see almost a million…

SA billionaire Koos Bekker spent millions on an estate in the UK – take a look

Sep 20, 2019

Naspers chair Koos Bekker opened his multi-million-pound garden estate in the United Kingdom in early September.    The complex includes a hotel, garden and restaurant on the 400-hectare estate.  The property’s concept is roughly based on the widely successful Babylonstoren development in Franschhoek. Naspers chair Koos Bekker opened multi-million-pound estate The Newt in Somerset in the United Kingdom on Friday,  after six years of renovation.  The hotel, garden and restaurant complex, a roughly three-hour drive from London, has spiralling gardens day visitors can enjoy, a spa and a cider press.  The hotel itself features 13 suites housed in a Georgian mansion and 10 rooms in the…

Durban aerotropolis masterplan expected to attract R1tn in investment

Sep 20, 2019

BY: SHIRLEY LE GUERNCREAMER MEDIA CORRESPONDENT A masterplan for a Durban aerotropolis that is expected to attract about R1-trillion in public and private sector investment and create 750 000 jobs over a 50-year period has been unveiled. Speaking ahead of the launch of a Visitors Centre and the unveiling of an extensive model of the proposed aerotropolis, KwaZulu-Natal Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs MEC Nomusa Dube-Ncube said the purpose-built airport city, which was anchored by the King Shaka International airport, would enhance urban, regional and national competitiveness and make the province more economically efficient, sustainable and attractive to investment.ADVERTISEMENT The plan extends across…

Apply for the Urban Sustainability Internship Programme

Sep 20, 2019

We are offering full-time graduate internships in specific fields related to urban sustainability. The deadline to submit your application is Monday 14 October 2019 at 16:00. About the internship The twelve-month internship provides an exciting opportunity for you to develop skills in key operational areas in the City of Cape Town and gain practical experience in your field. As an intern you will be mentored by a manager within the relevant City department, and you will have the opportunity to attend compulsory training workshops and interventions when necessary. We offer a minimum stipend of R42,44 per hour, based on a 40-hour…

South African Heritage Highlights In One Easy Destination At Vergelegen

Sep 16, 2019

Extensive gardens including Africa’s only International Camellia Garden of Excellence. (Vergelegen) September is the month when we celebrate South Africa’s heritage, and an enjoyable way to savour the very best of local history and culture is to visit 319-year old Vergelegen wine estate in Somerset West. Rambling over 3000 hectares between the Helderberg and Hottentots Holland mountains, within easy reach of Cape Town, Vergelegen offers superb food and wine, extensive gardens, ancient trees, gracious architecture and fine art. The estate was named the best winery in Africa this year, in the World’s Best Vineyard 2019 competition. It has also scooped the International Best of Wine Tourism,…

R240m Sterling Industrial Park nears completion

Sep 13, 2019

Growthpoint Properties’ R240m Sterling Industrial Park development in its Centralpoint innovation district spans 27,000m2 of gross lettable area, and will comprise eight freestanding units of various sizes, ranging from 2,500m2 to 4,500m2. The first two units are occupied by Screamer Telecoms and Daming Aluminium. The next four units were completed recently and are available for occupation, while Sterling Industrial Park’s final two units will be completed before the end of 2019. Located in Samrand, the Centralpoint development spans around 42 hectares of land with 220,000m2 of development potential. “Centralpoint is a vibrant, growing business community in a high-demand area with excellent access, and…

Joburg uses Arbor City win to call on residents to plant trees

Sep 13, 2019

The City of Joburg has scooped the prestigious National Arbor City Award for 2019. The announcement was made by the Deputy Minister of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries, Ms Maggie Sotyu in Port Elizabeth on Sunday, 1 September to launch National Arbor Month in the country. The Arbor City Award with the first prize of R300K will be used to purchase seeds, saplings and trees to grow Joburg’s manmade forest and to address greening disparities in the city. The national awards have grown to become one of the most toughest competitions in the country and it is a huge honour for…

Phase one of Rustenburg Mall under way

Sep 11, 2019

A project of the Moolman Group, Twin City and JB Holdings, Rustenburg Mall is set to introduce its first phase in April 2021. The sod-turning ceremony took place early last month, celebrating the commencement of bulk earthworks on the new property. L-R: Johan van Wyk (Twin City), Steph Beyers (Moolman Group), Roux Shibangu (JB Holdings) and Rustenburg executive mayor Cllr Mpho Khunou “Rustenburg Mall will aim to address the current scattered retail shopping offering in the area, with a focus on a family-friendly shopping experience,” says Steph Beyers from the Moolman Group. The new mall is near the Rustenburg CBD,…