Beacon Bay estate is hot property
East London’s Beacon Bay is one of South Africa’s top 10 selling suburbs in the country, a report by the South African Property Transfers Guide (SAPTG) released at the end of January revealed. Remax International Properties group principal Antoinette Clark says Beacon Bay has always had a higher sales... Read more
It was “anticipated” that the Municipal Property Rates Amendment Bill would be tabled in Parliament between May and June this year, Head of Communications for the Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Department Mbulelo Musi has told a media briefing. Musi said the objective was to be able to say... Read more
14-05-2012 -Only eight responses had been received to advertisements for the sale of 10 erven put on the market by the municipality in Summerstrand Extension 14. The 10 erven and the same number in KwaDwesi were advertised late last year “to test the market”. A report to the Budget... Read more
An application has been submitted in terms of the Development Facilitation Act for the development of 18 residential erven on an area near the Two Swans Wedding Farm and residential estate and the approved Gonubie Golf Estate development. The site is situated between the Gonubie and Sunrise-on-Sea residential areas... Read more
Applications for three developments have been submitted to the Nelson Mandela Bay Council which, if approved, will see the construction of more than 190 residential units. One application is for a town planning amendment and the rezoning of 10 erven in Disa Avenue and Cleve Road in Cotswold, from... Read more
The Eastern Cape Department of Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism has issued a positive Record of Decision for a mixed use development in Weinronk Way, Blue-water Bay that is currently a public open space. The developer applied for authorisation for a high-density residential component as well as a... Read more
The Department of Roads and Public Works in partnership with the Eastern Cape Development Corporation (ECDC) will make “a major announcement” shortly on the construction of the planned Bhisho office complex. Delivering her Policy Speech, Roads and Public Works MEC Thandiswa Marawu said “vital progress” had been made on... Read more
The total value of building plans passed by larger municipalities in the Eastern Cape increased by R64.1 million or 32.9% in January this year compared with the same month last year. Figures released by Statistics South Africa show that the value of building plans passed for houses of 80... Read more
The Mandela Bay Development Agency is to assume responsibility for the development of the Old Tramways Building. In a report to the Economic Development, Tourism and Agriculture Committee, the MBDA states that the Agency’s Board at its September 30 meeting ap-proved a programme in terms of which: -The MBDA... Read more
An Environmental Impact Assessment is underway for the sub-division of an area of approximately 42.8 hectares off the Sea View Road. The developer plans to provide for 10 residential erven varying in size from 1.8 to 2.5 hectares, with the total size of the developed area some 20.2 hectares.... Read more

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