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The new Johannesburg Council Chamber has been awarded the Public Services Development award by the Africa & Arabia Property Awards


Three awards later, the new Johannesburg Council Chamber is living up to its potential of not just a building but an iconic work of art! (more…)

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Another top industry accolade for Cradlestone Mall

The multiple award-winning Cradlestone Mall in Krugersdorp added to its growing trophy cabinet last week by winning the prestigious overall Spectrum Award in the South African Council of Shopping Centre’s (SACSC) annual Retail Development & Design Awards (RDDA) in Cape Town. The award for the best new shopping centre development in the country represents another […]

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V&A SILO DISTRICT - aerial view - artists impression credit V&A Watertfront


The final phase of the V&A Waterfront’s Silo district is on track for an early 2017 completion at a substantial investment of R1.5 billion. The district is already home to multiple award-winning No1 and No2 Silo developments, and is the location of the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA) currently being developed in […]

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Military Health Base Depot


The new Military Health Base Depot, built by multidisciplinary construction group Liviero, scooped one of the top awards in the recent SAPOA (South African Property Owners’ Association) Innovative Excellence Awards. This facility at Thaba Tshwane is one of the most recent feathers in Liviero’s cap, and it was a proud moment for the company when […]

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Green initiatives gaining momentum in South Africa

Green building in Johannesburg has received a boost with the Johannesburg Stock Exchange’s (JSE) listing of its first green bond. The Green Building Council of South Africa has welcomed the R1.46 billion ($140 million) bond issued by the City of Johannesburg, which will be used to fund green initiatives. “This is great news,” says Brian […]

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Cradlestone Mall wins coveted SAPOA award for retail development excellence

Cradlestone Mall in Krugersdorp has won the esteemed South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA) Innovative Excellence in Retail Property Development Award 2014. The awards were announced at the 46th Annual SAPOA International Convention and Exhibition, held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre last week. Cradlestone Mall, which opened its doors in November 2013, is […]

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Growthpoint Properties shines at SAPOA excellence awards

Growthpoint Properties was today awarded a bouquet of prestigious SAPOA (South African Property Owners Association) Innovative Excellence Awards 2014 for ground-breaking property development. SAPOA announced the award winners at its award ceremony at the 46th annual SAPOA International Property Convention and Exhibition in Cape Town. The awards showcase outstanding property development. No. 1 Silo at […]

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Property’s best and brightest to converge in Cape Town for the annual SAPOA Convention

It’s time again for the best and brightest of South Africa’s commercial and industrial property sector to converge on Cape Town for the industry’s pre-eminent conference. Themed “Making a difference”, the 46th annual SA Property Owners’ Association (SAPOA) Convention and Property Exhibition is taking place in June this year in Cape Town. Kicking off the […]

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Cavendish Square Shopping Centre wins Energy Efficient Forum award for 2013

Cape Town, 17 December 2013: Building on Old Mutual Property’s drive for a greener property portfolio, Cavendish Square has won the Energy Efficiency Forum award for 2013 in the single building category. The Forum aims to give commercial building owners the opportunity to share knowledge on energy efficiency, as well as to encourage supporting initiatives […]

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SA panel of expert built environment practitioners appointed regarding dispute resolution

INTERNATIONALLY ACCREDITED PANEL OF COMMERCIAL DISPUTE RESOLVERS FORMED IN SOUTH AFRICA In advance of the introduction of the Department of Justice’s proposed Court Annexed Mediation Scheme in South Africa, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has spent the past two years developing a Southern African panel of expert built environment practitioners who are fully […]

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