There is much to be said for the rejuvenation of decaying suburbs or the creation of vibrant, thriving nodes within city areas, but what precisely is it that makes for a successful precinct, and gives it a clear and appealing identity of its own, asks David Reid, investment sales broker for JHI Properties in Gauteng.

Rising transportation costs, including fuel and the proposed e-tolling, traffic congestion and the need for ease of access are just some of the relevant factors which impact on selecting a suitable location for a business, says David Reid, investment sales broker for JHI Properties.

In addition to an almost insatiable demand for student accommodationin, Braamfontein is rapidly emerging as a vibrant growth node and experiencing a surge in demand for all kinds of property uses requiring of developers to exercise special foresight

Thursday, 26 August 2010 02:00

Understanding inner city opportunities

Those working in the Johannesburg CBD and living in the surrounding areas are well placed to capitalise on the enormous changes brought about by the infrastructural changes and public transport improvements nearing completion in and around Gauteng

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