How green are Cape Town’s office spaces?

26 March New Urbanism

Some of the most environmentally friendly commercial property and office spaces in Africa are found in Cape Town. Take a look at a few ways and places the Mother City where such developments are working hard at caring for the environment.

Young couple walking in a new urban precinct

What’s up with ‘walkability’?

19 March New Urbanism

Many cities are becoming more people-friendly thanks to something surprisingly simple – walking –by planning and designing on a more human scale.

Why live in a mixed-use precinct?

13 March New Urbanism

Urbanisation is challenging cities across the globe as people migrate in ever-increasing numbers from rural to metropolitan areas. It won’t be long before megacities like Tokyo and Delhi top 40 million inhabitants. Compared with 4.5 million in Cape Town and 5.6 million in Johannesburg, the scale of these places is jaw-dropping.

How mixed-use precincts are benefitting inner cities

4 March New Urbanism

As more and more people desire central living, with a range of amenities and minimal travel time, property companies must meet the demand with modern spaces that offer a range of benefits.