Joburg gets R2bn development boost: ABSA Towers Main and Jewel City to be redeveloped and linked to Maboneng

By: Ujuh Reporter A new center shall rise on the eastern edges of the Johannesburg Central Business District (CBD) on the back of a R2 billion property investment into mixed use developments linking the the Absa Towers, Jewel City and Maboneng precincts. Anchored by multitudes of affordable housing units, the project promises to change the … Read moreJoburg gets R2bn development boost: ABSA Towers Main and Jewel City to be redeveloped and linked to Maboneng

Kwa-Thema, Springs, gets a new R205 million shopping center: Promises jobs and development

By: SATopShops A new R205 million shopping center; anchored by Shoprite, Builders, Pep and Rage; is about to open its trading doors after experiencing long delays in its development phase in Springs, on the eastern edges of the Kwa-Thema township. The Junction@Kwa-Thema promises to anchor a new suburban feel and to jump-start economic activity and … Read moreKwa-Thema, Springs, gets a new R205 million shopping center: Promises jobs and development

Buying repossessed property: How does it work? Is it worth it?

PBM You may have been part of dinner table talk about the ‘great value’ that comes with buying repossessed residential property and you’re now tempted to get one for yourself. Here’s what you need to know: The benefits and the risks of the repossessed property path. These are largely drawn from views expressed by Adrian Goslett, regional director … Read moreBuying repossessed property: How does it work? Is it worth it?

Bravo to Bull Security: Check how they pounced on armed robbers in Pretoria

SATopShops Bull Security recorded a #massive success recently in a crime combating operation that cements it as a highly efficient operator in and around the Pretoria East area. In a case that shows indiscriminate community support to a household that’s not subscribed to Bull Security, the company’s personal offered their services with remarkable bravado. A house … Read moreBravo to Bull Security: Check how they pounced on armed robbers in Pretoria

And the security guards gave me a guided tour of the Hyde Park Corner

By: Vula Mthimkhulu All eyes seem to be on me as I wade through one luxury shop after the other to live a Jason Bourne like feeling. From Pallazo Pitti, to Bon Ami, Burberry, Superdry, Timberland, Tiger of Sweden, Paul Smith, and then Mont Blanc, they come after me. I lose them by venturing into … Read moreAnd the security guards gave me a guided tour of the Hyde Park Corner

A Domino’s Pizza outlet shuts down as pizza market battle tightens in South Africa

SATopShops A Domino’s Pizza outlet has shut down at the Checkers’ anchored mini shopping center in the Brooklands neighborhood of Centurion in what may be reflecting challenges for the American pizza brand which came to South Africa about four years ago. Commandeered by JSE listed group, Taste Holdings, Domino’s Pizza made an elegant entrance into the … Read moreA Domino’s Pizza outlet shuts down as pizza market battle tightens in South Africa

Liberty Midlands Mall in Pietermaritzburg gets solar power

SATopShops The Liberty Midlands Mall in Pietermaritzburg is set to get a massive solar power plant that will supply it with most of its daylight hours energy needs and significantly reduce its carbon footprints. The solar plant for Liberty Midlands Mall will be a grid tied, roof mounted PV installation made out of premium Mono Crystalline … Read moreLiberty Midlands Mall in Pietermaritzburg gets solar power

A snazzy Burberry jacket from a slick trader sets the scene for a changing Johannesburg City

By: Vula Mthimkhulu I got myself a snazzy Burberry puffer jacket on the corner Lilian Ngoyi and Mirriam Makeba in Newtown, the cultural hub on the southern edges of the Johannesburg Central Business District (CBD). I paid R450.00 for the second-hand jacket with a minor default. I’ll rock it one of these days to heat … Read moreA snazzy Burberry jacket from a slick trader sets the scene for a changing Johannesburg City

A story of two Cubas: Bar/Lounges battle it out in a tough Johannesburg market

SATopShops A story of two Cubas is unfolding in Midrand, a suburban settlement between Johannesburg and Pretoria, to add spice into an already tight shopping centres fight. But it could also be seen as part of the unfolding fabulous story of a ‘trillion dollar’ corridor that’s connecting the two cities. A Cubana bar/lounge has just … Read moreA story of two Cubas: Bar/Lounges battle it out in a tough Johannesburg market

Blue Valley Convenience Centre opens trading doors in the Midrand/Centurion

Ujuh Reporter A new mini shopping centre anchored by Spar has popped up on the backside of the luxurious Blue Valley Golf Estate on the border of Midrand and Centurion to further tighten up the shopping centre market. The Blue Valley Convenience Centre is located on the western edges of the luxurious residential estate and … Read moreBlue Valley Convenience Centre opens trading doors in the Midrand/Centurion