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Giant 3D drawing in Cape Town CBD highlights scourge of ciggie-butt litter

3 May 2024

A STRIKING 3D drawing depicting the devastating environmental damage brought on by…

Cape Town public toilet project a huge success

6 Mar 2024

Cape Town, March 2024: A public toilet project in Cape Town – aimed at increasing the amount of clean, safe, and accessible…

Cape Town CBD to take back the power amid electricity crunch

21 Nov 2023

Cape Town Central City Improvement District develops a practical eight-step plan for building owners,…

Cape Town Central City Improvement District (CCID) celebrates 23rd clean audit in testing post-covid economic environment

13 Nov 2023

Providing stability in challenging economic times has been key to the success of…

Cape Town CBD’s remarkable post-covid recovery detailed in CCID economic report

16 Aug 2023

Cape Town, 16 August 2023: The Cape Town CBD’s post-Covid economy is on the rebound with property investment in the inner…

CBD gears up for Netball World Cup

19 Jul 2023

It’s the final countdown! Excitement is mounting in town as the Cape Town CBD gets ready to host Africa’s first Netball…

Anti-litter campaign urges public not to "trash" the Cape Town CBD

2 May 2023

Over 1 226 tonnes of litter and illegally dumped waste is removed to landfill from the Cape Town CBD every year by the Cape…

CCID supports City of Cape Town’s offer to provide shelter to occupants of public spaces

28 Feb 2023

The Cape Town Central City Improvement District (CCID) has come out in support of the City of…

CCID AGM 2022 Media Release

16 Nov 2022

While the past year had been a testing one for business and commercial property owners in the Cape Town CBD, the inner-city…

Property investor confidence in Cape Town CBD remains strong - CCID report reveals

16 Nov 2022

A total of 13 property developments or redevelopments valued at more than R2.5 billion were completed in the Cape Town CBD…

Cape Town CBD economy remains resilient despite economic pressure - CCID report reveals

16 Nov 2022

New property investment in the Cape Town Central City worth in excess of R5.7 billion was recorded last year in spite of the…

CCID public toilet project a success

16 Nov 2022

Nearly 20 000 people have made use of the extra public toilets installed in mid-May in the Cape Town CBD by the Cape Town…

CCID launches public toilet project to alleviate shortage of facilities in town

27 Jul 2022

A public toilet project to meet the need for safe, clean public ablution facilities in town has been launched by the Cape…

CCID tree-wrapping project lights up CBD

25 Mar 2022

OVER 700 trees in downtown Cape Town, wrapped in colourful cloth, have become the talk of the town thanks to a mood-…

CCID increases security in CBD ahead of holiday season

6 Dec 2021

Safety in the Cape Town CBD is being beefed up ahead of the festive season, with the Cape Town Central City Improvement…

CCID reduces budget increase as it celebrates 21 years

15 Nov 2021

Cape Town CBD property owners, who approved a 11.7 % budget increase for the Cape Town Central City Improvement District (…

CCID body-worn camera footage leads to arrest of 3 murder suspects following road rage incident in Cape Town CBD

11 Oct 2021

11 OCTOBER 2021: Body-worn camera footage recorded live at a crime scene in the Cape Town CBD by a Public Safety Officer of…

Property investment in the Cape Town CBD

6 Oct 2021

6 October 2021: The Cape Town Central City remained a viable commercial and residential property investment node in 2020…

Cape Town central city economy holds its own during Covid year

6 Oct 2021

6 OCTOBER 2021: The economy of the Cape Town CBD remained stable in 2020 despite Covid-19, with the official nominal value…

Central City NGOs need funds to cope with increasing challenges

23 Aug 2021

South Africa, 23 August 2021: NGOs that work with the homeless population in the Cape Town CBD are stretched “incredibly…

Zip, Zap, Adapt: How a Circus Survived

15 Apr 2021

In February 2020, Zip Zap Circus delighted over 50 000 people at the Federer vs. Nadal showcase match. That was its last…

Cape Town CBD on road to recovery

30 Mar 2021

Cape Town, 30 March 2021: The Cape Town Central City Improvement District’s (CCID) recent Come Back to…

Revel in the Cape Town Central City's cocktail bars

9 Mar 2021

Despite the wave of tough lockdown restrictions that have hit Cape Town’s entertainment and retail fraternity in the past…

Coffee culture flourishes during lockdown in downtown Cape Town

23 Feb 2021

There was a time when the only coffee in South Africa was instant. Luckily, those days are long gone and now a cup of java…

Get brassy with free jazz concert in the CBD

22 Feb 2021

Cape Town, 22 February 2021: Spice  up your week by catching the emboldening music of the Cape Town…