Johannesburg Development Agency

 
Putting the 'new' back in historic Newtown
Putting the 'new' back in historic Newtown
Search for Newtown's official website and the home page is blank, save for a banner saying "under construction". Visit the Johannesburg precinct and you realise it is a message to be taken literally....
Block by block, Jo'burg reclaims its downtown
Block by block, Jo'burg reclaims its downtown
In a shell of a building, occupied by squatters for six years with no water or electricity, Johannesburg property developer Renney Plit sees...
Hope for Johanna
Hope for Johanna
The Johannesburg Development Agency goes where private property developers fear to tread -- and then make those areas irresistible to investors,...
Bertrams waits for nip and tuck
Bertrams waits for nip and tuck
Bertrams, a run-down suburb adjacent to Ellis Park, has been set for a facelift from the day that South Africa was awarded the football World Cup....
Civil aviation CEO resigns
Civil aviation CEO resigns
The embattled South African Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) suffered yet another blow on Tuesday with the resignation of its CEO, Zakes Myeza.
Hot property: Buyers snap up Ponte apartments
Hot property: Buyers snap up Ponte apartments
The tallest apartment block in Africa, which has long symbolised Johannesburg's inner-city decay, is shedding its image as a no-go zone in a...
Jo'burg street names to go green
Jo'burg street names to go green
The naming and renaming of streets and public places in Johannesburg should be after flora and fauna and not people, according to the city's new...
New Ponte part of transformation of Jo'burg
New Ponte part of transformation of Jo'burg
Ponte City, one of Johannesburg's most famous landmarks -- and a notorious slum -- is getting a facelift, boosting urban renewal efforts in one of...

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