Bringing the community in on the redesign of Jeppe Park

Users of vibrant Jeppe Park got an opportunity to get involved in the redesign of their public space at an event organised by social enterprise Bjala under the auspices of Joburg City Parks and the JDA on Sunday, 4 September.

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JDA: over 300 projects in the space of 15 years

The JDA has implemented more than 300 projects across the city in the 15 years of its operation, the agency's executive manager for planning and strategy, Douglas Cohen, told delegates at the AZA16 festival at Wits University.

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AZA16 and the re-imagining of Braamfontein

Speakers and sponsors of the AZA16 architecture and design festival were welcomed at a pre-event dinner hosted by the JDA, PPC Cement and Wits University in Braamfontein on Wednesday, 31 August.

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Students get to see sustainability, urban renewal at work in Joburg

A group of local and international students and academics took a recent tour of some of the City of Joburg's leading green energy projects - then visited a revitalised inner city precinct that's been getting rave reviews in global travel magazines.

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Atterbury eyes new projects as Newtown revival accelerates

Atterbury Property is proud to be at the head of the new wave of private sector investment in inner city Johannesburg, and excited at the prospect of more to come as the City of Joburg's inner city regeneration drive accelerates.

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Grant Avenue draft precinct plans presented to Norwood Residents

The Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA) shared with the public its draft precinct plans for the redevelopment of Norwood’s Grant Avenue at the second annual Love Norwood Day event on Sunday, 31 July.

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Dutch immigrant falls in love with inner city Joburg

Josine Overdevest first fell in love with South Africa over 13 years ago. But it wasn't until three years ago, when she quit the leafy northern suburbs for an apartment in the inner city, that she really learnt to love Johannesburg.

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New era beckons for Noordgesig as development plan is approved

The JDA's plan for Noordgesig, formulated together with the community, has been given the go-ahead, signalling the start of greater things to come for the Soweto suburb.

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JDA staff bring Mandela Day spirit to Westbury Primary

JDA Chief Executive Officer Thanduxolo Mendrew joined his staff members in giving the learners' ablution block a facelift at Westbury Primary School on Mandela Day 2016.

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Making a difference at Bernard Isaacs Primary School

JDA staff members rolled up their sleeves, pulled on the heavy-duty gloves and got down to work at Bernard Isaacs Primary School in Coronationville on Monday, 18 July.

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