Why buying off-plan makes sense

6 March Investment

Buying off-plan is a great option whether you’re buying to rent or to live. Not only will you enjoy a brand-new unit that no-one has ever…

The global drive for car-free cities

27 February New Urbanism

When Henry Ford presented his Model T to the world, it’s unlikely he could have predicted a future where cities would be designed around the vehicles…

The rise and rise of mixed-use precincts

24 February New Urbanism

Urbanisation continues to increase across the globe. According to the United Nations (UN), “The proportion of the world population living in urban areas rose from about…

Cape Town tourism exceeds expectations

14 February Investment

Tourism is a big deal for Cape Town – according to Business Insider South Africa, it “contributes to 1.5 million jobs in South Africa, and contributed…

Man investigating property investment

Is property still a good investment?

7 February Investment

Property has long been seen as an important part of any well-rounded investment portfolio. But, given the current state of the South African property market, is…

The importance of natural light in architectural design

31 January Uncategorized

While electricity-powered lighting solutions may have replaced natural light as the main source of illumination in buildings over the past few decades, the huge focus on…

Simple ways to reduce stress

23 January Lifestyle

We all live with stress. For some of us it’s work-related. For others, it’s connected to complicated relationships or financial pressures. Whatever triggers yours, the good…

young person enjoying a green space

Green spaces have a positive effect on mental health

16 January New Urbanism

The colour green has long been associated with energy, renewal, refreshing and harmony. And research points to the fact that green spaces like parks, gardens, sports…