Emerald Sky, an innovative R186 million rental housing development was officially opened by President Zuma. Minister Sexwale hosted the President at the East London, Sohco development.
The Johannesburg Social Housing Company (Joshco) added some shine to inner city with the redevelopment of Citrine Court in Bertrams.
The South African Property Owners Association welcomes amendments to the Constitutional Court's judgement, which will assist developers.
Absa's mortgage index shows that house prices continue to increase across the board.
Giant construction company Basil Read is powering ahead with a series of green initiatives to reduce its carbon footprint.
Cosmo City was drowned in the sounds of vuvuzelas as a large crowd converged to celebrate the installation of solar water heaters and insulated ceilings in 700 low cost homes in their community.
The Orlando eKhaya Precint R1 billion mixed-use development, south of Johannesburg is set to become a desirable destination with a world-class waterfront park, 30 000 m2 of retail space and 60 ha of open space and conservation development.
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BEE deal for Ash Resources
Black Economic Empowerment Group, Peotona, has acquired 25% equity of Ash Resources, South Africa's leading supplier of fly ash to the construction industry.
The empowerment group, founded in 2005, is owned and led by notable business women, Cheryl Carolus, executive chairperson, Thandi Orleyn, Dolly Mokgatle and Wendy Lucas-Bull.
Sanitation for informal settlements
Ethekwini Water and Sanitation department has provided 317 ablution blocks at the informal settlements sites. The ablution blocks will provide 800 000 dwellers with access to running water and toilet facilities in Umlazi, Sea Cow Lake, Claremont and Springfield Park.
SA's a leader in cement technology
South Africa is an uncontested leader in cement technology according to Cyril Attwell, concrete and research manager at Murray & Roberts.
Housing for the youth
The Mpumalanga Department of Human Settlements commemorated the June 16th 1976 uprising by building 34 houses for young people with disabilities.
Eskom's DSM solutions
The national energy supplier, Eskom, has offered advice on insulation to reduce energy demands.
Upgrade for Bellavista Estate
The Johannesburg Social Housing Company (Joshco) took over administration of the Bellavista Estate, in Turffontein in July 2005. Since then, the City of Johannesburg's social housing company has refurbished and redeveloped 798 units ranging from flats to duplexes within the estate, which houses 4 000 people.