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MEDIA RELEASE: Experts call for new direction to tackle South Africa’s housing crisis at Future Cape Town Housing Symposium

In March 2016, a Future Cape Town symposium on housing brought together 14 experts from across the housing sector in South Africa and South America who collectively called for a new path to tackle the future housing needs of South Africa.

The new 261 Omuramba – Salt River – Adderley route will be deviated along Racecourse and Koeberg Roads and some stops will not be operational until further notice.

New MyCiti bus routes

Route 261 Deviations

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Please note that the new 261 Omuramba – Salt River – Adderley route will be deviated away from the Joe Slovo area due to the recent unrest in the area when the service started on Saturday, 02 April 2016 until further notice. It will follow along Racecourse and Koeberg Roads […]

Proposal for new Madiba statue in Cape Town CBD

A bronze bust of Nelson Mandela was unveiled outside Parliament on 28 April 2014
The Cape Town city council will consider a proposal to erect a statue of Nelson Mandela on the Grand Parade. The council’s naming committee is forging ahead with plans to erect another statue of the former president in Cape Town, and has resolved […]

The city council’s mayoral committee has adopted a new, long-term spatial and transport plan aimed at overcoming apartheid spatial inequality, the high cost of public transport.

New Cape Town transit plan unveiled

The city council’s mayoral committee has adopted a new, long-term spatial and transport plan aimed at making the city more compact, denser and concentrated around efficient and affordable public transport.

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Conradie Mixed-Income Housing Development

Plans for multi-million rand mixed-income housing development on the Conradie Hospital site have been revived and construction is set to start in early 2018. Plans are being developed by the Western Cape Government, the City of Cape Town, and private sector developments in addition to public participation input.

BLOK development: NINEonS design unveiled

Also read : The Guide to Compact Living

NINEONS, the first development for Blok 2016, has launched. The 23-apartment development is nestled between Somerset and High Level Roads in Green Point, and features a shared entertainment deck and rooftop pool with panoramic views of Cape Town.
The building, is angled at 45 degrees, thus ensuring that the North […]

Potential sale of valuable land in Clifton is planned

The City of Cape Town is moving ahead with its controversial plans to sell municipal land between Clifton and Camps Bay. This is despite the fact that the area cannot legally be developed in its current state. One of the most valuable pieces of land in Cape Town is to be sold for development, netting the […]

In March 2016 the Western Cape government launched the first 50 of 384 planned public access Wi-Fi hotspots.

Western Cape government launches public access wifi-hotspots

On 16 March 2016 the Western Cape government, in partnership with Neotel, launched the first 50 of 384 planned public access Wi-Fi hotspots.

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New Pwc offices at the Silo Precinct near completion

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The new Pwc offices are scheduled for completion in June 2016 with 13,500 sqm of AAA grade office space, and the goal of being rated 4 green stars. The structure is currently far advanced with the roof slab being poured on the northern core. PwC and the V&A Waterfront Holdings (Pty) Ltd signed […]

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Plan and vision for Trafalgar Park in Woodstock

Image credits : Square 1 Landscape Architects

Trafalgar Park is a substantial park with a rich cultural and archaeological heritage.With the help of the communities of Woodstock and District Six, an Integrated Management Framework (IMF) for Trafalgar Park has been developed which will help to drive the vision for the beautification, landscaping and heritage upgrades of […]