May, 2012

Basil Read Building

Phase 2 of new premises for Basil Read complete

Basil Read’s building division has completed the second phase of the construction company’s new headquarters, with most of the group’s divisions and some subsidiaries taking occupation as of 30 March 2012.   In early 2011 Studio mhr Architects were approached by Basil Read to design a 11500m² phase 2 office building. Taking just over one […]

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New leading man for Parsons Brinckerhoff

Engineering firm, Parsons Brinckerhoff, has appointed Ian Maclean as Managing Director for its Southern African operations. Ian has taken over the reins from Gavin Young.   “We are happy at Ian’s arrival as a member of the team,” says Chuck Kohler, Chief Operating Officer of Parsons Brinckerhoff’s Asia, Australia-Pacific and Southern Africa (AAPSA) region. “Ian […]

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Dulux Trade’s Ecosure maximizes sustainability and performance at Eastgate 20 in Sandton CBD

The high profile Eastgate 20 building that has been redeveloped on the corner of Grayston Drive and Katherine Street in Sandton is an excellent example of the perfect balance being achieved between design, sustainability and performance.   Dulux Trade’s Ecosure range played an important role in ensuring that the decorative coatings element of the redevelopment […]

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The One and Only

SAPOA honours excellence in SA property development

Showcasing the SA property industry’s impact on the world stage, One & Only The Palm, Dubai, clinched top honours at SAPOA’s (South African Property Owners Association) Awards for Innovative Excellence in Property Development, sponsored by Nedbank Corporate Property Finance.   This year, SAPOA presented a dozen awards to outstanding property developments. It announced the award […]

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Mall of the North scoops coveted SAPOA retail development award

Mall of the North in Polokwane, Limpopo, has been awarded the SAPOA’s (SA Property Owners Association) Innovative Excellence Award in Retail Property Development.   The award was announced late yesterday at the 44th annual SAPOA International Property Convention & Exhibition at the Durban International Convention Centre. The awards are sponsored by Nedbank Corporate Property Finance. […]

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Liviero secures contracts for SA Police dog school and new police station

The Department of Public Works has awarded two new contracts to construction group Liviero. At Roodeplaat Dam, near Pretoria, Liviero has started a R134-million contract to build bigger, better quarters for the SA Police Service’s canine crime fighters. CEO Neil Cloete elaborates: “Our contract to upgrade and extend the SAPS Dog School at Roodeplaat entails […]

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Entries open for Loeries Architecture category

Entries are open for The Loerie Awards Architecture category.  This category encompasses all retail, corporate, restaurant, museum and gallery entries which contribute to brand equity.   The entry deadline has been extended to 15 June 2012 – entries received after the original deadline of 31 May will receive a 5% late fee. All entries should […]

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Nedbank unlocks further value for Ingenuity

Ingenuity Property Investments Limited is unlocking value in its substantial development portfolio by utilising recent financing from Nedbank Corporate Property Finance, Cape for the refurbishment of two prime properties in Cape Town.   The loan facilities amount to R700 million, of which R336 million will be utilised for new projects, including the refurbishment of the […]

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Gateway to a greener Three Cities

The launch of the Gateway Hotel in June last year not only saw the advent of Three Cities’ first green hotel, it also precipitated a change within the hospitality group setting it on the path to becoming one of South Africa’s first truly green hospitality groups. Group Engineer and certified energy manager, Murray Burger said, […]

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Boogertman + Partners Re-juvenation Celebration

In exemplifying their vigorous approach to business and design, Boogertman + Partners celebrated 30 years of successful practice at their highly anticipated client function.   The concept of rejuvenation and sustainability infused every aspect of the evening; from the formal announcements that enlightened the ‘rejuvenation celebration’ theme to the organic beverages and food sourced within […]

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