• October 7 2021

    Council approves Soweto Strategic Area Framework

    07 October 2021 Release: Immediate The approval of the Soweto Strategic Area Framework (SAF) by Council today is a demonstration of the City of Johannesburg’s commitment to serving the residents of South Africa’s largest township, with the aim to create jobs, develop the local economy, reduce poverty, gender and social inequality. Selected as one of […]

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  • May 13 2020

    Results received from the COVID-19 Construction SAARDA survey

    Dear SAARDA members, friends and colleagues, We received an overwhelming response to our brief survey and relayed the very clear message to the office of the President, Minister of Human Settlements and Minister of Economy and Labour.  We worked through the statistics of the first 210 as quick as possible and hereby give a short summary:   […]

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  • October 23 2018

    KZN finance MEC turns to the court for protection from mafia-style business forums

    KwaZulu-Natal finance MEC Belinda Scott has obtained a protection order against two controversial Durban business forums whose members stormed her office and bullied provincial treasury employees‚ contractors and consultants. Scott – who was left “terrified and threatened” – had to resort to the courts on October 8 to protect treasury employees and contractors from members […]

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  • October 3 2018

    Making green affordable housing a reality

    Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking (NCIB) today announced that is has made the first disbursement from an innovative R120 million Sustainable Affordable Housing finance facility that was put in place through the collaborative efforts of Nedbank’s Affordable Housing Development Finance division, and South Africa’s Green Fund. The first recipient of funding from this facility is […]

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  • June 24 2018

    Western Cape govt identifies 7 possible affordable housing sites

    At least seven vacant plots have been identified as “possible sites for social and affordable housing” in Cape Town’s southern suburbs – including Parkwood, Lotus River and Retreat. The announcement was made by Thando Mguli, head of the Western Cape Department of Human Settlements, GroundUp reported. He was speaking at a joint meeting with officials from the […]

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  • October 17 2016

    Cosmopolitan Projects Spends R1.3b on Infrastructure for Mega Housing Development

    Cosmopolitan Projects launched its next mega housing development, at Watervalspruit – situated south of Alberton next to the R59 – on 1 June 2016. This project will be completed in phases over the next 8 to 10 years and in total will cost approximately R10 billion. Established in 1992, Cosmopolitan Projects is South Africa’s market […]

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