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Can machine learning improve road safety and traffic management?
Can machine learning improve road safety and traffic management?Article

Sanral's Technical Innovation Hub (TIH) is currently exploring how machine learning can be used to improve road safety, reduce congestion and inform infrastructure development...

20 Apr 2021

Prepare your business for the new lifestyles of the future
Prepare your business for the new lifestyles of the futureArticle

Modern societies are at a turning point where powerful lifestyle shifts are reshaping the ways in which we move, consume, work, learn, socialise and protect ourselves...

Willie Schoeman 25 Jan 2021

2021: Positive shifts as the world transitions to the next paradigm
2021: Positive shifts as the world transitions to the next paradigmArticle

According to Yael Geffen of Lew Geffen Sotheby's International Realty, executives who take note of emerging trends as the world transitions...

15 Jan 2021

Will 2021 be the year of the great reset?
Will 2021 be the year of the great reset?Article

Although the pandemic hasn't abated as we had all hoped and 2021 appears to be more of the same, when one takes a closer look there have already been notable positive shifts...

Yael Geffen 14 Jan 2021

Informal waste management in Lagos is big business: policies need to support the trade
Informal waste management in Lagos is big business: policies need to support the tradeArticle

The megacity of Lagos has an estimated population of 24 million. And it's constantly growing, putting additional strain on a city that already has serious challenges...

Chidi Nzeadibe et al. 13 Jan 2021

Optimising meal kit delivery services in the digital age
Optimising meal kit delivery services in the digital ageArticle

Meal kit services may be the easiest way to get food on the table, but the supply chain behind this business model is complex and time-pressured...

10 Dec 2020

The case for supporting small businesses in your community
The case for supporting small businesses in your communityArticle

By supporting local businesses, we are in turn supporting the local economy and ensuring that significantly more money enters and stays within the community...

Yael Geffen 4 Dec 2020

James Wilson, CEO, The Amdec Group
Time to rethink Cape Town's unfinished elevated freewayArticle

Demolishing freeways in highly densified urban areas is a massive and costly undertaking. It requires a clear vision, bold risk taking, and a re-ordering of municipal priorities...

James Wilson 22 Sep 2020

Drone tech helps boost healthcare supply chains
Drone tech helps boost healthcare supply chainsArticle

Health workers serving remote communities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) must often undertake a six-day return journey to collect vaccines...

21 Sep 2020

Drone technology helps boost healthcare supply chains in Africa
Drone technology helps boost healthcare supply chains in AfricaArticle

Drone technology is offering a lifesaving solution to the challenges, including helping to ensure that cold chains are maintained, and vaccine quality is not compromised...

21 Sep 2020

Impact of remote working, changing office market could be far-reaching
Impact of remote working, changing office market could be far-reachingArticle

Ever since the Covid-19 hard lockdowns began in all seriousness across the world earlier this year, the world has been abuzz with talk of how the crisis has changed the world...

John Loos 14 Sep 2020

Has Covid-19 triggered a permanent shift away from dense city living?
Has Covid-19 triggered a permanent shift away from dense city living?Article

Currently, 55% of the world's population lives in cities, but densification forecasting in recent years has put that figure closer to 70% by 2050 across both developed and developing nations. However, the recent decentralisation trend...

22 Jul 2020

The future of urbanisation in a millennial, post-Covid-19 world
The future of urbanisation in a millennial, post-Covid-19 worldArticle

With 55% of the world's population already living in urban areas and numbers expected to increase to almost 70% by 2050, urbanisation continues to be a major watchword in the 21st century...

25 May 2020

Pressure on office property market growing for many years, Covid-19 just boosted it
Pressure on office property market growing for many years, Covid-19 just boosted itArticle

It is fashionable to have an opinion on how the Covid-19 crisis is "changing the world"...

John Loos 12 May 2020

Impact of Covid-19 on location choice and future living spaces
Impact of Covid-19 on location choice and future living spacesArticle

Dr Andrew Golding, chief executive of the Pam Golding Property group, considers how the Covid-19 pandemic and ensuing economic crisis will impact on our choice and location of accommodation and living spaces...

12 May 2020

Tax savings and productivity: How to make the most of a home office
Tax savings and productivity: How to make the most of a home officeArticle

Having a dedicated home office may allow you to claim a tax deduction from SARS if you are a full-time employee who spends more than half your working hours in your home office...

3 Apr 2020

How co-working can be good for the bottom line
How co-working can be good for the bottom lineArticle

David Seinker, CEO and founder of The Business Exchange (TBE), unpacks why and how co-working is good for your bottom line...

Issued by Irvine Partners 16 Mar 2020

New twist in Noordhoek wetland road controversy
New twist in Noordhoek wetland road controversyArticle

For the past two decades, City of Cape Town transport planners, environmentalists, civic groups and local residents have locked horns over a controversial proposal for a new road link...

John Yeld 3 Mar 2020

Changing of the guard heralds dramatic transformation of the workplace
Changing of the guard heralds dramatic transformation of the workplaceArticle

A changing of the guard last year is poised to precipitate a dramatic transformation in the workplace, the world of business and, thereby, commercial real estate...

28 Feb 2020

#Budget2020: Adjustment in transfer duty threshold a welcome move
#Budget2020: Adjustment in transfer duty threshold a welcome moveArticle

Apart from the tax reprieve announced by finance minister Tito Mboweni in the National Budget, good news for the property market is the adjustment of the threshold for transfer duty...

Dr Andrew Golding 27 Feb 2020

Billions are pouring into mobility technology - will the transport revolution live up to the hype?
Billions are pouring into mobility technology - will the transport revolution live up to the hype?Article

Over US$33bn was invested in mobility tech last year in response to claims it will transform our lives. Based on what we have seen so far, which of these promised solutions will be delivered?

Neil G Sipe 24 Feb 2020

MyCiti mobile app gains ground amongst Cape Town commuters
MyCiti mobile app gains ground amongst Cape Town commutersArticle

The City of Cape Town's MyCiti mobile application, which was launched four months ago, has accumulated over 21,000 commuter downloads...

24 Feb 2020

Self-driving cars will not fix our transportation woes
Self-driving cars will not fix our transportation woesArticle

The sweeping introduction of driverless cars could see more vehicles on the road, driving longer distances. But smart planning could solve some of transit-associated environmental and social problems...

6 Jan 2020

Outlook for Cape Town property landscape - where to invest
Outlook for Cape Town property landscape - where to investArticle

As we end 2019, and reflect on some of the highlights, it's heartening to note that banks were lending up to 105% and aggressively competing for business...

Mike Greeff 19 Dec 2019

Remove car lanes, restrict vehicles and improve transit to reduce traffic congestion
Remove car lanes, restrict vehicles and improve transit to reduce traffic congestionArticle

Traffic congestion causes more problems than just being stuck in traffic. There are real effects on the health, quality of life and wallets of taxpayers...

Fanny Tremblay-Racicot 5 Dec 2019

Confronting the City of Cape Town's PHA "myths"
Confronting the City of Cape Town's PHA "myths"Article

All of advocate Paschke's asserted "myths" are rebuttable, but the following ones in particular reveal fundamental misconceptions regarding the essence of the PHA Campaign's arguments...

Christian Alexander 19 Nov 2019

Work-life balance tops 2020 New Year's resolution list
Work-life balance tops 2020 New Year's resolution listArticle

In a recent workforce survey done by Cape Town co-working company, Venture Workspace, the most popular New Year resolution for 2020 is to achieve better work-life balance...

6 Nov 2019

Investments in rail transport essential for the success of Africa's free-trade area
Investments in rail transport essential for the success of Africa's free-trade areaArticle

Africa is on the cusp of launching a free-trade zone that could meaningfully boost economic growth and unlock the continent's vast potential...

Aubrey Lekwane 30 Oct 2019

Part 1: One Dentsu - Tech-enabled
Part 1: One Dentsu - Tech-enabledArticle

Posterscope is part of the Dentsu Aegis Network (DAN). At DAN we start with our client's challenge and provide a holistic solution across our business focusing on being ideas-led, tech-enabled and data-driven...

Issued by Dentsu 25 Oct 2019

Driverless cars won't deliver a transport revolution - and the auto industry stands to lose out
Driverless cars won't deliver a transport revolution - and the auto industry stands to lose outArticle

Planes, trains and automobiles produced a step-change in the speed of travel - driverless and electric cars simply cannot deliver such radical improvements...

David Metz 18 Oct 2019

How inclusionary housing can make Cape Town a better place
How inclusionary housing can make Cape Town a better placeArticle

Last month, Ndifuna Ukwazi launched litigation in the Western Cape High Court to advance inclusionary housing in Cape Town. Some members of the public may be asking: what is inclusionary housing? Why do we need it?

Jonty Cogger 17 Oct 2019

Is your boss buying into the flexible working culture?
Is your boss buying into the flexible working culture?Article

Citrix research highlights that South African organisations still need to overcome trust issues to implement a full-fledged flexible working environment...

26 Sep 2019

MAD Architects designs self-powered hyperloop system integrated with urban farming
MAD Architects designs self-powered hyperloop system integrated with urban farmingArticle

MAD Architects has partnered with Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HyperloopTT) to design a self-powered new hyper loop system combined with urban farming supported by a versatile pylon design.

13 Sep 2019

4 ways urban lifestyle trends are changing the property landscape
4 ways urban lifestyle trends are changing the property landscapeArticle

There's a lot of talk about future cities, many of them being the sprawling metropolises of the world. The new world order for professionals, executives, and indeed millennial behaviour is to catch a taxi to work if needed, then to walk from work to gym, move on to coffee with friends - and cycle, walk or take a quick Uber home...

11 Sep 2019

The double-edged demand of the South African consumer
The double-edged demand of the South African consumerArticle

The consumer landscape is currently fragmented and polarised, characterised by the double-edged demand of the South African consumer. Some are feeling prosperous, while others are amongst the most stretched spenders...

26 Aug 2019

A myriad of opportunities for local startups in the transport sector
A myriad of opportunities for local startups in the transport sectorArticle

Generation.e has launched a startup pitch competition to take place at Smarter Mobility Africa 2019...

13 Aug 2019

City encourages local business to get smart about traffic
City encourages local business to get smart about trafficArticle

The City of Cape Town is calling on local business to develop smart solutions that will help Capetonians beat the peak-hour traffic...

27 Jun 2019

Some softer solutions to Nairobi's traffic pollution problem
Some softer solutions to Nairobi's traffic pollution problemArticle

Rapid urbanisation in Nairobi, Kenya's capital city, has meant there's been huge growth in the number of vehicles on roads. Today, Nairobi is one of the world's most congested cities...

Fiona Rajé 10 Jun 2019

Traffic congestion reconsidered
Traffic congestion reconsideredArticle

Despite efforts to encourage a shift to sustainable transportation, traffic congestion is often the focus of debates over mobility. Motorists endlessly demand more roads, but is this really a solution?

3 Jun 2019

Tips for investing in commercial property
Tips for investing in commercial propertyArticle

Property has always been considered a good investment because whether the market falls or trends change, values will always recover again in time...

Leon Breytenbach 11 Apr 2019

Stable repo rate underpins ongoing resilience of residential property market
Stable repo rate underpins ongoing resilience of residential property marketArticle

With inflation currently below the mid-point of the Reserve Bank's inflation target and economic growth remaining sluggish, the Monetary Policy Committee kept the repo rate steady at 6.75%, as expected...

Dr Andrew Golding 29 Mar 2019

How traffic congestion in Cape Town is impacting the property market
How traffic congestion in Cape Town is impacting the property marketArticle

According to the INRIX 2018 Global Traffic Scorecard, Cape Town drivers spend more time in traffic congestion than those of any other major city in the country...

7 Mar 2019

IoT helps drive technological advancements in the motoring industry
IoT helps drive technological advancements in the motoring industryArticle

The Internet of Things (IoT) is more than just a data technology system...

Peter Malebye 1 Mar 2019

How to spot a profitable real estate investment
How to spot a profitable real estate investmentArticle

If there's one thing I've learned in my career in property investment, it's that there are a lot of different approaches to making a profit from real estate...

Sylvia Koketso Milosevic 27 Feb 2019

Kommetjie Road Project draws to a close
Kommetjie Road Project draws to a closeArticle

The Kommetjie Road Project, Cape Towns's biggest congestion relief projects with a total investment of R194m over three years, is now in the final year...

4 Feb 2019

#BizTrends2019: The exciting fast-growing trend of TOD
#BizTrends2019: The exciting fast-growing trend of TODArticle

Transit-oriented development is the exciting fast-growing trend in creating vibrant, livable, sustainable communities...

Karen Petersen 27 Dec 2018

The big influences set to impact the property market in 2019
The big influences set to impact the property market in 2019Article

The factors that influence the performance of the property market are as numerous as there are fluctuations in the exchange rate...

Bruce Swain 21 Dec 2018

HOV lanes might buy Sanral some time
HOV lanes might buy Sanral some timeArticle

By 2037, motorists travelling between Johannesburg and Pretoria should prepare themselves for a six-hour trip.

Vincent Raseroka 4 Dec 2018

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