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Tsogo Sun to build R680m hotel in Cape Town CBD

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The hotel group Tsogo Sun will build a new 500-bedroom hotel complex on the site of the recently demolished Tulip hotel, on the corner of Buitengracht and Strand streets, in the Cape Town central business district at a cost of R680-million.
The new hotel would comprise two products in one complex, a 200-bedroom SunSquare […]

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City completes R10,5 million upgrade of Langa Station South public space

In March 2016, the City of Cape Town completed an upgrade of the Langa Station South public open at a cost of more than R10.5 million.

City of Cape Town plans R333 million for informal settlement upgrades over next 3 years

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The Draft Budget for the 2016/17 to 2018/19 financial year for the City of Cape Town’s Human Settlements Directorate proposes more than R333 million spend on the provision of services to Council-unit backyard dwellers and the upgrade of informal settlements across the metro.
For the first year, it is […]

City of Cape Town invites tenders for 80 tuk-tuk licences

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The tender for the provision of tuk-tuk public transport services was issued on Friday 15 April 2016 by Transport for Cape Town, the City’s transport authority.
‘We want to use this tender process to appoint public transport operators who will operate 80 tuk-tuk vehicles across eight areas in Cape Town […]

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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

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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 […]