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R1bn development for Cape Town station forecourt

R1bn development for Cape Town station forecourt

120-room hotel, office and retail complex worth R1 billion is expected to be complete by mid-2019.

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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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V&A Waterfront announces R700m ‘Canal District’

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The R700 million first phase of a new district at the V&A Waterfront is underway with a corporate head office for British American Tobacco South Africa (BAT South Africa) as the first project in this mixed-use area. Totalling 75 000 m² (or 7.6 hectares), the mixed-use Canal District straddles both […]

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Silo 3 & 4 mixed-use buildings under construction at V&A Waterfront

Makeka Design Lab in joint venture with VDMMA have been appointed for the design of Silo 3 and 4, two mixed use buildings consisting of retail and high-end residential apartments. The buildings form part of the Silo District Developments surrounding the Zeitz MOCAA situated at the heart of the Precinct. Silo Square will provide a […]

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | Cities and the future of newsrooms

The newsroom is adapting to the rise of short-form journalism. Daily Maverick columnist Marianne Thamm offers commentary on the future of the newsroom: “The newsroom is inside everyone’s head or rather their electronic device”.

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WATCH: A Preview Tour of London’s Cheesegrater

A preview tour of one of the latest additions to London’s skyline- the Leadenhall Building, more commonly known as ‘The Chessegrater’.

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6 ideas for business to tackle sustainability

What role can businesses play in creating a more sustainable society? Our recent #CityTalk discussion with Justin Smith, Head of Woolworths Good Business Journey, along with your ideas, helped us come up with these 6 ideas for business to play a sustainable role in society.

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Office space in the space age

The technology revolution, an increased emphasis on employee well-being and the quest for better value for consumers over the last ten years have led to conditions being just right for an upheaval of traditional ideas about office space. Pamela Hellig, a regular ‘telecommuter’, questions whether future cities will have a need for offices at all.