Posts Tagged 'recession'

Recession cities

[ February 21, 2013; 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Our cities and towns are the engines driving economic growth and they account for almost 80 percent of the world’s GDP. But if cities are engines of growth, then they are also significantly affected by a recession. Join our next #CityTalk when we will be discussing Recession cities.

Cape Town’s Central City continues to kick the recession blues in the height of pre World Cup

Cape Town’s Central City continues to kick the recession blues
In the height of pre World Cup fever, Hotel Missoni was one of many planned five-star hotels to open before the 2010 showcase, then delayed until ‘early 2011’. The project was eventually cancelled, left incomplete and the building shell sat empty for quite some time. Fortunately, it was […]