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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…

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…

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…

Cape Town CBD poised to become a student housing hub

The dearth of student accommodation available in Cape Town presents a major opportunity for the private sector. By…

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 …

Let's go for a spin!

Cape Town’s cycling culture is alive and well and thriving in town. In the aftermath of the first successful Cape…

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…

Capetonians head back to the office

It’s official – Capetonians are heading back to the office, according to traffic data and company leaders who say "…

The office of 2022

Everyone knows the world of work has changed radically. What does this mean for the office of 2022? We look at the…

New market for downtown Cape Town

A R31-million building refurbishment – which includes a food and beverage market – developed by Boxwood Property…

CCID reduces its budget increase as it turns 21

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

Cape Town CBD landlords create 'Covid-19 barrier' at work

As office workers return to their desks, commercial landlords in the Cape Town CBD are spearheading a drive to…

Cape Town CBD developer transforms offices into creative workspaces

In a bid to reimagine the office and offer office workers a more engaging space as they return to work, Cape Town…

CCID CEO receives civic award

As the Cape Town Central City Improvement District gears up to celebrate 21 years of service excellence in the CBD,…

CBD office market set to improve

Resilient commercial property owners and businesses in the Cape Town Central City have adjusted to the punishing…

Cape Town CBD shows resilience tough economy

Property investment of almost R14 billion underpins the Cape Town CBD’s resilience in the face of the devastating…

The office is here to stay

It’s time to come back to work! In the short term, working remotely to prevent the spread of Covid-19 makes sense.…

The office is here to stay

In the short term, working remotely to prevent the spread of Covid-19 makes perfect sense. But the formal office is…

Landlords and tenants need to work together to survive Covid-19

Cooperation and support between commercial landlords and tenants in Cape Town’s CBD – from rent relief measures to…

Covid-19: Its impact on the Cape Town CBD

As the coronavirus pandemic wreaks havoc on the global economy, Cape Town developer, property owner and CCID…

Investment in CBD at risk

Property investors will “move elsewhere” if the CBD cannot maintain its status as the most successful city centre in…

Growing BPO sector boosts night-time economy

CAPE TOWN’S status as the leading tech hub of Africa has given rise to a thriving business process outsourcing (BPO…

Large mural sheds light on CBD

A massive mural has been unveiled in the Cape Town Central City, enhancing the CBD’s urban environment and…

CCID’s Business Breakfast talks resilience

The CCID held its fifth annual business breakfast on Wednesday 28 June to a packed house of property developers, financiers…