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CAPE TOWN SUMMER MARKET BACK ON IN THE CBD

18 Dec 2017

Following on from last year’s format for the Cape Town Summer Market, the City of Cape Town has ticked all the boxes to…

CCID hosts 17th annual general meeting with a “Resilient” theme

15 Nov 2017

When the City of Cape Town joined the Rockefeller Foundation’s 100 Resilient Cities programme in 2016, the Cape Town Central…

CCID hosts fifth annual Business Breakfast around creating CBD resilience

19 Jul 2017

June 2017, Cape Town – The Cape Town Central City looks towards creating a resilient CBD by connecting the dots…

INVESTMENT REPORT SHOWS CONFIDENCE IN CAPE TOWN CENTRAL CITY

20 Apr 2017

Cape Town, 19 April 2017  ̶  Approximately R16.232 billion of investment has, conservatively, been committed to the Cape…

Multiple choice, Cape Town style

8 Aug 2016

In the Mother City’s CBD they’ve found ways to make laundry fun, eliminate the choice between lunching and shopping, and…

Creating neighbourhoods that work 24/7

4 Aug 2016

South African CBDs are densifying, diversifying and moving towards round-the-clock centres where nighttime economies should…

Cape Town CCID steps up awareness with body-worn cameras for all its officers

19 Jul 2016

The Cape Town Central City Improvement District’s (CCID) six-month pilot project that equipped nine of its patrolling public…

CCID urges: show you care this winter

8 Jun 2016

Baby, it’s cold outside, it’s a hard knock life and everybody hurts. As it rolls out its annual Winter Drive, the Cape Town…

When success is measured by stolen property: Cape Town’s CCID shows how to #KeepItClean

17 May 2016

It’s not often that an organisation can claim to use theft as a yardstick to measure a campaign’s success, but that’s…

How to get top marks in student accommodation investment

11 May 2016

A successful private student accommodation development can be summed up in a simple equation: schools + students + lifestyle…

CCID’S LATEST INVESTMENT ON THE CAPE TOWN CBD LAUNCHED

15 Apr 2016

Released to the public on Tuesday 12 April, The State of Cape Town Central City Report: 2015 – A year in review highlights…

Cape Town CCID warns of sophisticated gangs targeting ATM clients

11 Mar 2016

Sophisticated, well-dressed syndicates using high-performance getaway vehicles are targeting ATM users with a variety of…

Take a leap of love

10 Feb 2016

Legend has it that women are encouraged to turn the tables and be the ones to propose marriage in a leap year. We looked at…

Prevention is key to eradicating remote jamming, says Cape Town’s CCID

7 Jan 2016

Remote jamming is a method of breaking into vehicles that will become increasingly popular because it attracts very little…

Expanding business confidence in Cape Town’s CBD

12 Dec 2015

Brad Armitage is a man on a mission: to invest in top-notch businesses that attract people to Cape Town’s CBD and grow the…

Cape Town Central City gears up for the festive season

11 Dec 2015

Judging by the lines of cars snaking into the Cape Town CBD, the festive season is in full swing, and the Cape Town Central…

Coworkers of the world, unite!

11 Nov 2015

From aspirational young adults challenging society’s perceptions to trailblazing techies breaking boundaries and creatives…

CCID’s third annual Residential Survey shines spotlight on inner-city living trends

15 Oct 2015

According to the latest Online Residential Survey conducted by the Cape Town Central City Improvement District (CCID), the…

City improves pedestrian safety with bump-outs in the CBD

23 Sep 2015

The City of Cape Town’s Mayoral Committee Member: Transport for Cape Town, Councillor Brett Herron, today conducted a site…

Giving back, one fun task at a time

17 Sep 2015

In a country where there’s desperate poverty all around, it’s all too easy to slip into a state of “charity fatigue” when…

How to get hitched in chic city style

23 Aug 2015

When most people dream about tying the knot in the Western Cape, thoughts invariably drift to two things: nuptials in a…

Building partnerships to help the homeless

30 Jul 2015

There is no easy fix to help the homeless on the streets of our CBDs. As we approach International Homeless Day on 10…

How to stay safe in the city at night

9 Jun 2015

When it comes to your personal safety in a busy urban area, a little knowledge goes a long way. So says the Cape Town…

CCID hosts third annual business breakfast

5 Jun 2015

Much has been written in the media over the past year about the success of the Cape Town CBD, according to Rob Kane,…

Touchstone House to be completed in October 2015

28 May 2015

Touchstone House has topped out at 15 floors above Bree Street, according to Craig Armstrong, regional director of developer…