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Municipal tribunal gives go-ahead to mega-development at Two Rivers Urban Park

The rezoning of the River Club property in Observatory to allow a R4.5bn mega-development including headquarters for Amazon was given the go-ahead by the City of Cape Town's Municipal Planning Tribunal...

By Steve Kretzmann 3 days ago

Kommetjie's Imhoff Farm repositioned to provide mixed-use offering

Despite construction slowing down during the national Covid-19 lockdown, renovation and restoration work on the 277-year-old Imhoff Farm in Kommetjie progressed with several new retail offerings and attractions...

7 Sep 2020

R4bn River Club development clears major obstacle

The next step towards a massive R4bn development on the contested River Club site in Observatory, Cape Town, has been authorised by the provincial government...

By Steve Kretzmann 31 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: V&A Waterfront's Tinyiko Mageza sees opportunity everywhere

Tinyiko Mageza talks us through her serendipitous career journey, the women who have shaped her growth, and how the V&A aims to drive meaningful impact while adapting to the pandemic...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 25 Aug 2020

What to look out for when property shopping for a home office

According to Craig Mott, Cape Town regional sales manager for the Rawson Property Group, home offices are certainly taking off in popularity...

19 Aug 2020

A home repossession is a last resort for Absa

One of the emerging fears of those whose financial status has been seriously impacted by lockdown, is having their home repossessed by the bond holder...

By Kerry Dimmer, Issued by Private Property South Africa 17 Aug 2020

New landmark shopping centre opens for trade in Cape Town

The 6,500m2 fully-let Richmond Corner shopping centre in Cape Town opened its doors this month. It is also part of Richmond Park, an 84ha site that is part of a milestone land restitution settlement...

30 Jul 2020

dhk marries historical, contemporary influences at 32 on Kloof

Originally constructed in 1922 by architecture firm Parker & Forsyth for the United Tobacco Companies Limited (UTC), 32 on Kloof once housed the company's administration department...

30 Jul 2020

V&A's R63m food emporium and incubator space set to launch in December

The V&A Waterfront is pushing ahead with its plan to develop Makers Landing, a local food destination comprising a food emporium and business incubator...

30 Jul 2020

Tower resumes Old Cape Quarter development construction

Construction has resumed on the Old Cape Quarter luxury mixed-use development, located in De Waterkant in Cape Town, following the required pause on work during previous lockdown levels...

23 Jul 2020

Reid Lifestyle Centre sets sights on Green Star, net-zero ratings

Having achieved six-star Green Star Public and Education Building (PEB) certification in May this year, Balwin Properties' Reid Lifestyle Centre is also targeting a Net-zero Carbon Level 2 rating...

22 Jul 2020

Tribunal slams province and city over River Club developments

The appeal against Heritage Western Cape's two-year provisional protection of the River Club site in Observatory, where a mega-development is planned, has been dismissed...

By Steve Kretzmann 20 Apr 2020

Coronavirus and hotel lockdowns: Who foots the bill when hotels are placed under quarantine?

For hotel owners and operators already facing nosedives in revenue, the corresponding guest costs, whether over a daily, weekly or monthly basis, can be significant. So who's picking up the tab resulting from these quarantines, and what can hotel owners and operators do...

By Jonathan Lynch 9 Apr 2020

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