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The Developer Journal

The Developer Journal serves as a resource for the property developer and professional team. It tends to the needs around best practice and follows the development cycle, where industry professionals and specialists provide expertise for each share of the development process. Features includes but is not limited to: Alternative Financing Models, Risk Assessment, Town Planning and Zoning, Sustainability, Property Sales and Marketing, Technology and Construction. Content further profiles new developments and visionaries to the industry. Use the platform to collaborate and share expertise, find innovation and inspiration, all in the name of progressive urban development.


Fire-mitigation – the new priority

The New Priority in construction and building maintenance – Passive fire protection through fire compartments. Architects, engineers, developers and contractors need to look beyond the Building Regulations to proactively seek and apply new solutions to mitigating the spread of fire in buildings. Estate Living spoke with Averil Webbstock, managing director… Read More

CMAI Architects

“As long as I am useful, I want to be around and  as long as I am around, I want to be useful”  Dr Chris Mulder, Founder, Chairman  and CEO of CMAI Architects “I love my work; it is my hobby, my life and my passion and I am in… Read More

Another vote of confidence for Cornubia

The beginning of May this year marks a milestone for MMI Holdings as it takes occupation of its new R306 million KwaZulu-Natal regional headquarters. The milestone is equally significant to Tongaat Hulett Developments as the new building adds to the body of evidence that Cornubia; KwaZulu-Natal’s most ambitious mixed-use property project is… Read More

Urban designs for future cities

Founded in 1996, with offices in Durban and Johannesburg, Iyer has been involved in numerous large-scale projects such as Sibaya Coastal Precinct, Moses Mabhida Stadium Precinct and Cornubia, to name just a few. With a diverse range of interdisciplinary specialisations, lyer Urban Designs dynamic approach weaves together planning, urban design and architecture…. Read More

Technology the fourth industrial revolution

Dark fibre, dirty movies and sewerage pipes – it sounds a little seedy and sordid, but it’s all part of Link Africa’s mission to bring us closer to the limitless world of the Internet through fibre optics. According to the World Economic Forum held in Davos, Switzerland, in January 2016,… Read More

Real Estate Development Interactive

Founded in 2004 and headquartered in Cape Town, Real Estate Development Interactive ( REDi) is a specialist online property technology development company that enables property professionals to market, manage and communicate effectively and efficiently. Consisting of an experienced team of developers, marketers and creatives with a understanding of the property… Read More

New urbanisation with Amdec Group

The past decade has seen a surge in mixed-use property development, a concept described by developers as a space that provides the public with a place that combines living with business and pleasure. The growth and development of South Africa’s major cities in recent years has made space one of… Read More

Lights, Camera, Action – Estate security that delivers on demand

Vizual Security was established in 2005, in response to a real need in the market for a truly holistic and fully integrated security services offering. Initially Vizual provided primary services including cleaning and hygiene, landscaping and garden services, as well as physical security and manned guarding. Then the founding members of Vizual Security identified a need… Read More
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