Located at the end of the Mitchell’s Plain railway line, and next to Mnandi Beach resort on the False Bay coastline, this unique opportunity site is located at the southern end of Mitchell’s Plain, a suburb forming part of the greater Cape Flats area in Cape Town.
Given its unique setting, the site is targeted for significant future mixed-use densification and infill development to strengthen its coastal nodal character, enhance existing coastal facilities and celebrate the valuable environmental qualities and heritage of the area.
Bidder teams are given the opportunity to develop ambitious and innovative medium density mixed-use proposals incorporating community or civic elements and amenities to the benefit of surrounding communities and the future inhabitants of this area.
The City of Cape Town expects on this site projects that will demonstrate new and innovative forms of mixed-use infill urban development with high environmental performance, given its unique location. In accordance with the objectives of the municipality to appropriately manage the impact of city growth through transit-oriented development, bidders will have to propose the best solutions towards a carbon neutral and more resilient urban development.
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Significant mixed commercial and residential development of variable scale, density / intensity and typology. It should also include the necessary community use / civic elements and a (tenure-blind) gap / affordable housing component, together with the associated public realm improvements.
City of Cape Town
Approximately 30,6172 ha
Type of property transfer intended
Normally full freehold disposal of the asset (on a market value basis). Depending on the proposal, leasehold rights may also be considered for specific components. Due to its large extent, any development (and transfer) will likely need to be phased.
Deadline for the submission of the Expression of Interest
Friday 15 May 2020 5pm local time in Cape Town (UTC +2)
All EOI documents must be submitted in English
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