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Taking up most of the city block at the corners of Market, Simmons and Commissioner Streets in the old city of Johannesburg.

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.

In a move dubbed Operation Reclaim, the Tshwane Metro Council has identified the revitalisation of the Pretoria city centre as one of its key focus areas for spurring economic activity through transforming the city into an attractive destination for business, residents and visitors alike.

Office occupancy rising as major companies and council support urban project

 

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