Ethekwini Municipality

Rates and taxes hikes fill municipal coffers but empty cities of business

Ongoing high municipal rate hikes are harming communities because of a lack of understanding about the far-reaching impacts of these increases reports Marius Muller, CEO of Pareto Limited.

Rates and Taxes a burning issue for South African Property Owners

THE yearly rates, taxes and services increases in South African municipalities were seen as inflationary and contradict the aims of building the economy of the cities and creating jobs, a panel discussion at the SAPOA Convention said on Thursday.

Mudbricks much stronger than Concrete used at Tongaat Mall

A commission of inquiry investigating the Tongaat Mall disaster, on Wednesday heard that mudbricks were stronger than the concrete used in the construction of the collapsed section.

R22bn Go Durban project forges ahead despite complaints

The construction of the first phase of the multibillion-rand integrated rapid public transport network system, known as Go Durban, is set to continue despite complaints from some businesses and landowners

Haste led to Tongaat Mall collapse

A worker on the construction of the Tongaat Mall, which collapsed on November 19 killing two people and injuring 29, said that haste led to the tragedy at the site near Durban.

Tongaat Mall tragedy reveals shoddy Construction practices

In the case of the unfinished Tongaat Mall disaster, the South African building industry must weed out dodgy contractors and take strict action against shoddy property development practices.

Tongaat Shopping Mall in KwaZulu-Natal Collapses

The roof of the half-built Tongaat Shopping Mall located in Tongaat north of Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, collapsed around 4.30pm on Tuesday killing at least 1 person and trapping 50 under rubbles.

SANRAL boosts KZN’s Cornubia Development with R830m N2/M41 interchange

South African National Roads Agency Limited (SANRAL) has agreed to facilitate funding of Cornubia interchange improvements at Mt Edgecombe in KwaZulu-Natal.

Umlazi gets R273 million KwaMnyandu Shopping Centre

Local consumers of KwaMnyandu growth node in Umlazi KwaZulu-Natal will soon have a new place to dine and shop, as Nedbank Corporate Property Finance approved a R273 million loan to fund the development of a new retail centre.

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