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READ: Voortrekker Road Corridor: Planning and Real Estate Development

In the first of the #READ series, I profile my MSc dissertation research on Voortrekker Road Corridor. Opportunities to intensify urban growth along the road-rail transport corridor of Voortrekker Road have been identified since at least 1960. However, property investment trends have conversely tended to sprawl. To what extent will the new focus on densification change the city for the better?

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Invest in Cities, calls SAcan ministers of Governance and Finance

South Africa’s National Treasury has been developing new funding instruments to make “spatially targeted” investments into under-developed neighborhoods. In a sense, Treasury has been a leading voice for spatial transformation of South Africa’s highly segregated cities. Treasury and Government partners are now reaching out to private sector more than ever.

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