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Cape Town’s new tallest skyscraper set for construction

The new “tallest building” in Cape Town, is being planned across from Cape Town Station.

Cape Town approves 5 major transport corridors

All of the City’s public transport plans revolve around and complement the Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Strategic Framework which was adopted by Council in March 2016.
‘The TOD Strategic Framework is the City’s long-term development strategy. It prescribes how new developments across Cape Town should happen and how new and existing public infrastructure should be utilised to […]

City of Cape Town to invest R15.7m in Manenberg park project

18 months ago The City of Cape Town, along with the Western Cape Government, announced a new vision for the Manenberg Park area, which is going to be realised through the Manenberg Park Project.
“Manenberg was identified as one of the areas to be part of the mayoral urban regeneration programme because we felt the need for urgent […]

New developments at Cape Town’s R14 billion ‘green’ village

Blue Rock Village, located in Somerset West, is experiencing a R14 Billion upgrade by property development and management company Swisatec.
The full development will include 1,000 luxury apartments to be built on 40 hectares of land. Construction started in August 2016 and will extend over a period of ten years. The first phase of the construction includes […]

New Residential Development : 16 on Bree

The city recently announced the construction of a new 35-storey retail and residential development to be built on the site bounded by Bree, Riebeeck and Mechau Streets, Cape Town, with sectional title area of 21 000 m².
The building is to be developed by FWJK Development and marketed by Pam Golding Properties. Construction is set to begin in in April […]

Upgrades : Cape Town International Airport

ACSA (The Airports Company of SA) is planning to realign the runway at Cape Town International Airport to make room for larger aircraft.

R8 billion Harbour Arch development planned for Cape Town’s Foreshore

Amdec Group aims to build an R8 billion mixed use development project on Cape Town’s Foreshore. The new development will take approximately a decade to complete and will involve an investment of approximately R8 billion.
On completion, the 5.8 hectare Harbour Arch will be contained in its own precinct, much like Melrose Arch, and will be home […]

New R400 million Biogas Plant opened in Cape Town

Cape Town’s first large-scale, biogas plant opened in Athlone to turn solid waste into energy.

Public participation recommended for proposed Madiba statue

A bronze bust of Nelson Mandela was unveiled outside Parliament on 28 April 2014
Update (February 2017) :
The City of Cape Town’s Naming and Nomination Committee recommended that the City undertake a public participation process to engage with Capetonians about the intended memorialisation of Madiba, with a statue and exhibition at City Hall.
The proposed project forms […]

Cape Town International Convention Centre Expansion: Construction progress

The main construction for the Cape Town International Convention Centre started in February of 2015, with work scheduled for completion towards the end of 2016.

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