Steeped in history, this 1 ha site forms the north-western end of the Grand Parade, Cape Town‘s primary central public square and the oldest urban public open space in the country. Located directly alongside Cape Town’s primary multi-modal public transport interchange, it has a high potential to develop a mixed use medium density scheme that frames, and catalyzes the improvement of this unique and wonderful place.
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Proposals for redevelopment and upgrading (of this part of the Grand Parade) should involve new (medium height) mixed use development in and around the area where current dilapidated traders’ structures are located, with active ground floor interfaces.
In addition, the City has defined important aspects that bidder teams need to address.
City of Cape Town.
Type of transfer intended
Considering the historical significance of the site, the property transfer intended for the site’s redevelopment is a long-term lease arrangement that can be discussed with the developer / operator.
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