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SPLUMA results in 60% spike in demand for property inspections
SPLUMA results in 60% spike in demand for property inspectionsArticle

According to Sheldon Jennings, principal architect and founder of property inspection firm ArchiCheck, the Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act (SPLUMA) - set for implementation in October 2020 - has led to a 60% increase in the demand for property inspections over the past three months...

16 Sep 2020

We mapped green spaces in South Africa and found a legacy of apartheid
We mapped green spaces in South Africa and found a legacy of apartheidArticle

It has been 30 years since Nelson Mandela was released from prison and South Africa began to dismantle apartheid...

Zander Venter 31 Jul 2020

The impact of the SPLUMA Act on property transfers
The impact of the SPLUMA Act on property transfersArticle

The Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act 16 of 2013 (SPLUMA) which came into effect in 2015 was established to provide a uniform system of spatial planning and land use management throughout South Africa in order for municipalities to apply land use control...

Issued by Abrahams & Gross 16 Apr 2020

How SPLUMA will affect sellers
How SPLUMA will affect sellersArticle

According to new legislation, all municipalities will have to be compliant with the SPLUMA (Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act) by October 2020...

Oliver Moorcroft 19 Feb 2020

Rondebosch golf club: City of Cape Town accused of subsidising the wealthy elite
Rondebosch golf club: City of Cape Town accused of subsidising the wealthy eliteArticle

The City of Cape Town is "subsidising the wealthy elite" by planning to extend the lease on the Rondebosch golf course for another ten years at a very low rental fee, says activist group Ndifuna Ukwazi...

Lucas Nowicki 24 Jan 2020

Decision on disputed Sea Point property expected in 2020
Decision on disputed Sea Point property expected in 2020Article

The long-awaited Tafelberg case ended on Friday, 29 November, after five days in the Western Cape High Court...

Madison Yauger 2 Dec 2019

City of Cape Town approves R14bn Foreshore development despite objections
City of Cape Town approves R14bn Foreshore development despite objectionsArticle

The Harbour Arch development, which will be the largest of its kind in the Cape Town city centre, was approved by the Municipal Planning Tribunal on Thursday, 24 October...

Aisha Abdool Karim 25 Oct 2019

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Better governance can enhance an inclusive and just food system in South AfricaArticle

By understanding and working with different levels and spheres of government on, for example, land use, informal retailers and other food security issues, De Visser hopes to promote a more inclusive and just food system in South Africa...

Mologadi Makwela 4 May 2018

We need bowling greens and golf courses for affordable housing
We need bowling greens and golf courses for affordable housingArticle

Despite a profound housing and segregation crisis, the City of Cape Town continues to lease well-located public land for next to nothing to private companies and associations for bowling greens, parking lots, golf courses, and other inefficient and exclusive uses...

Nick Budlender 13 Mar 2018

#BizTrends2018: The king's demand dictates
#BizTrends2018: The king's demand dictatesArticle

Throughput is imperative in business. The challenge is to mitigate barriers negatively impacting throughput...

Harry van Huyssteen 11 Dec 2017

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City's food basket faces uncertain futureArticle

The Philippi Horticultural Area Food and Farming Campaign have taken the City's rezoning decision for judicial review...

Mary-Anne Gontsana 30 Oct 2017

The proposed agri land ownership Bill and its implications
The proposed agri land ownership Bill and its implicationsArticle

If the Regulation of Agricultural Land Holdings Bill is enacted in its present form, it will have far-reaching consequences on the agricultural sector...

William Midgley 10 Apr 2017

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