Press Releases

Our latest press releases.

Currently no alerts. Keep safe.

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…

Cape Town CBD residents turn to hotels as a lifestyle option

10 May 2015

Along with the usual sectional title residential living that has blossomed in apartment blocks in the Cape Town CBD over the…

Meeting the downtown demand for the right kind of residential

6 May 2015

With the recent steep update of residential units in the Cape Town CBD, the question now is how to meet the demand for new…

CCID AGM highlights business opportunities in the Cape Town CBD

11 Nov 2014

Retail business in the Cape Town CBD is reporting a steady stabilisation in terms of confidence and economic performances,…

MyCiTi service links passengers with Table Mountain

25 Sep 2014

The MyCiTi Table Mountain service (route 110) was introduced to provide a high quality public transport service to Table…

City libraries launch a first in Africa: mobile Encyclopaedia Britannica access

5 Aug 2014

The City’s Library and Information Services department will spend approximately R2 million on the renewal of the…

Revised traffic congestion alleviation plan

31 Jul 2014

The City’s Transport for Cape Town (TCT) division is undertaking a major project to review and improve traffic signal timing…

From homelessness to self-sufficiency is the aim

7 Jul 2014

The Cape winter can be merciless for even the toughest Capetonians, but for people living on the streets, it makes their…

Cape Town CBD Foreshore set to revitalise

10 Jun 2014

The face of Cape Town’s CBD is set to change substantially in the next three to six years, with much of the development…

Latest The State of Cape Town Central City Report launches

4 Apr 2014

The latest edition of the Cape Town Central City Improvement District’s (CCID) investment guide to the Cape Town CBD was…

Statement by CCID on Sky Night Club incident

10 Mar 2014

Following various enquires received, the CCID confirms that its own officers who were present at the scene of the Sky Night…

CCID launches joint Stay safe and Show you care campaign

31 Oct 2013

A new campaign launched by the Cape Town Central City Improvement District (CCID) combines two key messages on how to stay…

CCID and Taj Cape Town step up for World Homeless Day

14 Oct 2013

The CCID and Taj Cape Town joint forces last week with Youth Solutions Africa and other NGOs who assist people in the CBD in…

Cape Town CBD high-end retail poised for growth

17 Sep 2013

Boasting 60% of Africa’s millionaires, South Africa is the only country on the continent with a developed luxury sector.…

Innovative new urban management projects ensure world-class Cape Town CBD

22 Apr 2013

People who visit, live and work here believe that the Cape Town CBD is the cleanest CBD in the country. This was confirmed…

CCID stakeholder statement on officers’ strike

8 Apr 2013

We regret to advise you that the CCID’s service provider, Iliso Protection Services, received a strike notice late on Friday…

Incubators to play a role in unlocking economic potential of Cape Town CBD's SMME sector

11 Mar 2013

Joule City, a new incubator aimed at supporting up-and-coming creative minds, has just opened its doors in the heart of Cape…

Cape Town CBD is fast becoming a favourite global destination for business and leisure tourism

13 Feb 2013

Cape Town takes nearly 50% of the market share of conventions hosted in Africa, and the estimated annual economic…