JDA doubles capex spending, receives clean audit for financial year

The JDA recorded its most impressive performance yet in the latest financial year, doubling its capital expenditure while receiving a clean financial bill of health from the Auditor-General.

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Katherine Street, Marlboro Drive traffic relief on the way

One major source of traffic pain in Sandton is the exit route along Katherine Street, turning right into Marlboro Drive and heading for the M1. The JDA is working on changing this.

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New Sandspruit Bridge on track as BRT build gains momentum

The massive infrastructure build for the extension of the Rea Vaya BRT network is set to step up a gear in 2016, with construction teams already hard at work along the new 16km trunk route between the CBD, Alexandra and Sandton.

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Nando's returns to inner city roots, proudly SA-style

Staff from the JDA, a prime mover in inner city regeneration, recently visited the new international headquarters of a global company that has returned to its Joburg roots in distinctively funky, proudly South African fashion.

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Hillbrow's state-the-art recreational park nears completion

Residents of Hillbrow and Berea, two of Joburg's most densely populated inner city suburbs, will soon have a brand new, state-of-the-art recreational park on their doorstep.

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Ratings upgrade 'affirmation of Joburg's financial sustainability'

Johannesburg started 2016 on a positive note following a credit rating upgrade from global ratings agency Fitch, bucking the recent trend of gloomy forecasts on South Africa's economy.

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Joburg celebrates New Year safely, colourfully

Residents saw the New Year in safely and colourfully in inner city Joburg and Soweto, with well-organised festivities starting with a rainbow-hued Joburg Carnival and culminating in a spectacular professional fireworks display.

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