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27 Mar 2024

Hemp's versatility on show in Cape Town emporium

The Cape Town CBD’s coolest ‘hood, the East City, is now home to Hemporium, a destination store dedicated to showcasing the…

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26 Mar 2024

Cape Town's property trends in 2024

Property investment experts and developers are predicting a stable year of recovery for the Cape Town property scene. This…

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31 Jan 2024

Saving power can empower your business

Leading business owners in the Cape Town CBD and the Cape Town Central City Improvement District share tips on how businesses…

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31 Jan 2024

Cape Town Central City Improvement District set for a successful 2024

As the Mother City and its CBD emerges from a spectacular festive season, the Cape Town Central City Improvement District is…

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30 Nov 2023

CCID urges Cape Town CBD business and building owners to save power

The Cape Town Central City Improvement District (CCID) has launched a campaign to encourage its stakeholders in the Cape Town…

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30 Nov 2023

Authentic textiles weave an original tale in the Cape Town CBD

Beautiful home textile stores African Jacquard and Mungo have captured the local and international markets with their beautiful…

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27 Sep 2023

Business bounces back in the Cape Town CBD

Business is experiencing strong growth in Cape Town’s Central City with 135 new entities opening in 2022, bringing the total…

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26 Sep 2023

Flying solo!

With the Mother City emerging as one of the world’s favoured destinations for solo travellers to Africa, the cosmopolitan CBD…

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22 Sep 2023

Cape Town CBD’s remarkable economic recovery: CCID Report

The Cape Town CBD’s post-Covid economy is on the rebound with property investment in the inner city in 2022 exceeding R3.555…

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29 May 2023

Cape Town CBD properties a magnet for digital nomads

As the digital nomad trend grows worldwide, savvy property developers in the Cape Town CBD are fostering a dynamic hub for…

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14 Apr 2023

Cape Town CBD business confidence soars

Despite warnings in the early stages of the pandemic that the Work From Home trend would cripple central business districts…

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9 Apr 2023

Effective partnership ensuring Cape Town CBD success

The City of Cape Town could not be on its prosperous trajectory without the Cape Town Central City Improvement District, says…

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1 Mar 2023

It's all happening at Heritage Square

The Cape Town inner city has a new buzz of creative activity. It’s especially concentrated in a recently revitalised…

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1 Mar 2023

CCID at the heart of the Cape Town CBD's success

The Cape Town Central Business District (CBD) contributes more than a quarter of the Western Cape's gross domestic product (GDP…

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30 Nov 2022

Cape Town CBD hotels set for busy festive season

After a challenging two years, Cape Town’s CBD is expected to exceed pre-pandemic tourism numbers this December. Hotels in the…

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30 Nov 2022

Cape Town cruise economy steams ahead

After three disastrous years, the cruise economy is back. More than 239 cruise ships are expected to dock in Cape Town between…

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31 Oct 2022

Retail rebounds in downtown Cape Town

Retail in the Cape Town CBD, which accounted for more than a third of the businesses operating in the city centre last year,…

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30 Sep 2022

Architects' choice: Best Cape Town inner-city buildings

Downtown Cape Town’s impressive architecture reflects the history and evolution of the city and its CBD. We asked prominent…

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30 Sep 2022

Residential property in Mother City CBD rebounds after covid slump

Residential property developments dominated the Cape Town CBD property scene in 2021, with several impressive residential or…

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30 Sep 2022

Cape Town CBD economy remains resilient

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

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30 Aug 2022

Cape Town CBD call centre economy thrives

Downtown Cape Town’s booming BPO industry remains an attractive support for global companies wanting to streamline costs and…

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30 Jun 2022

Landmark Cape Town murals reimagined

The striking murals of beloved South African stalwarts Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu that grace the windows of the Cape Town…

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31 May 2022

Surviving Covid: Reimagining Cape Town's property sector

Commercial, residential and retail property is being redefined in post-pandemic times. At the recent Western Cape Property…

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28 Apr 2022

Business confidence in Cape Town CBD soars

Business confidence in downtown Cape Town continued its late 2021 recovery during the first quarter of 2022, according to the…

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31 Mar 2022

How inner cities can thrive

If inner cities are to survive and thrive, out-of-the box thinking is crucial. Here Rob Kane, CEO of Boxwood Property Fund and…

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