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    Wonder if they'll have more success than Virgin Mobile? Orange wants to take on MTN, Vodacom, Cell C and Telkom Mobile June 13, 2013 Gareth Vorster Orange Horizons CEO, Sébastien Crozier says that French based global operator Orange wants to be virtual mobile operator (MVNO) in South Africa...
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    Thoughts? Honestly...the ANC never fail to astound me with their childish defensive rhetoric. Cape Town debates location of proposed Nelson Mandela statue THURSDAY JUN 13, 2013 A statue of Nelson Mandela may be erected on the Grand Parade, in front of the City Hall where he delivered his first...
  3. City/Metro Compilations
    Cape Town is the second largest city in South Africa and is the capital of the Western Cape Province, as well as being the legislative capital of South Africa (the Houses of Parliament are here). It is located in the south-west corner of the country near the Cape of Good Hope, and is the most...
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    I believe many African cities got a very beautiful skyline! Durban copy right of livingincanvas.co.za Cape Town Courtesy of Dirk Daniel Luanda courtesy of Luis Paderla Cairo copy right photography blogger!
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    EDIT: Added render. Standard Bank Centre Redevelopment Project Value: R498 million Projected Start Date: 2013 Before: After:
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    Mod edit: added renders. Source: Peerutin Architects ---------- 26,000 sqm development which may be completed in 2 phases Site is at top of Roeland Street (next to Stor-age): Demolition is almost complete with construction expected to commence in January 2013:
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    Vredehoek residents present plan for a new park FRIDAY MAY 25, 2012 An amphitheatre, jogging track and giant chessboard have been proposed by Vredehoek residents who are planning to transform a crime-ridden open space into a park. The piece of land, known as The Plantation, is bordered by De...
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    Century City offices for sale & to let : Central Park third phase launching soon Posted on May 25, 2012 by Natasha The third and final phase of Central Park, an 18 000 square metre low rise office park situated around a village green at Century City, is to be launched shortly. This follows...
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    This is a massive project proposal by the likes of Bellandia, AriYa Projects, Ridge Com and Pact Developers. It'll essentially link Parklands to Atlantis. The project itself will be dissected by a green lung, IRT infrastructure, railways, as well as the N7 and R300 highways. Elements include...
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    Quite a sexy little development :) There's something very similar going up in Paarden Eiland that I can see from the N1 as well. All images courtesy Rich Brown & Associates.
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    A new use for the unfinished building that was originally going to be a Hotel Missoni. Construction is under way. I'm trying to get a hold of renders of the finished product or something...
  12. Photo Forum
    If you went last night, do post some photos! Here are a couple I took:
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    Cape Town Station Value: R210m Completion Date: Est 4th Quarter 2015 As mentioned in the other CTS thread, part of the development will consist of a 3-star hotel. Source: Eris
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    Artist’s impression of Palm Royale, the third phase in the Oasis Retirement Resort at Century City. With the first two apartment blocks at Oasis Retirement Resort (Palm Springs and Palm Grove) being almost sold out, the developers have launched an addition to the sectional title offering at...
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    Combined with the Beaulah and Bronx building redevelopments, this is going to make a nice change to the area :) ----- Media Quarters Designed on behalf of EHH architects, the Media Quarters represents a transformation in what was arguably the ugliest building on the most valuable commercial...
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    Mod edit: updated render and info Portside Extent: 6634 sqm Bulk: 9.0 Floors: 32 Offices: 51,500sqm Retail: 4,100 Parking: 1,466 bays
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    Mod edit: updated information and renders. Name: No 1 Silo Location: Clocktower Precinct, V&A Waterfront Floors: 7 Use: Mixed Use (Head Office for Alan Gray) Architects: VDMMA, Rick Brown & Associates Source: VDMMA
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    Mod edit: updated render and information Table Bay Views is a brand-new luxury apartment complex situated just 800 metres of open land from the popular beaches of Milnerton, on the shores of Cape Town’s Table Bay. It is also just 250 metres from the new Woodbridge Island Integrated Rapid...
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    Vivid Architects have posted new renders on their site, so it looks like this may be alive: All images property of Vivid Architects
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