Many cities are becoming more people-friendly thanks to something surprisingly simple – walking –by planning and designing on a more human scale.
Urbanisation is challenging cities across the globe as people migrate in ever-increasing numbers from rural to metropolitan areas. It won’t be long before megacities like Tokyo and Delhi top 40 million inhabitants. Compared with 4.5 million in Cape Town and 5.6 million in Johannesburg, the scale of these places is jaw-dropping.
As more and more people desire central living, with a range of amenities and minimal travel time, property companies must meet the demand with modern spaces that offer a range of benefits.
South Africa’s property industry may well be under pressure owing to the recessionary state of the economy, but real estate remains an attractive investment opportunity –…