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TUHF Online Property Management Course

TUHF is proud to present an Online Property Course hosted by the CEO of SA Property Investor’s Network, Andrew Walker, and presented by a panel of experts. Date: 15 October 2020Time: 11h00 to 13h00Venue: ZoomCost: R250 to non-TUHF clients.Free to existing TUHF Clients. For more information on the course, the panel of experts and how to sign up, go to... read more

Green Building Convention 2020

The GBCSA Green Building Convention 28-30 October, is an exciting, immersive experience that gives you access to a virtual world of content, exhibitions and networking. The platform is the most immersive, interactive and hyper-realistic virtual world on the planet and the closest to the real deal that you can get. What To Expect• Inspired Plenary Sessions by world-renowned industry thought leaders.• Track Sessions tailor-made to your sphere of influence and scope of work.• Networking Opportunities both planned and in the “in-between spaces”.• A Virtual Exhibition with wall-to-wall innovation in stunning 3D.• Brainwave Stage Innovative and game-changing ideas and thinking all on one stage.• Deep Dives and Workshops that take an in-depth look at a range of current topics and projects. Gain Insight & Knowledge on Current Topics & Trends • IARU Sustainable Campus: A View into a Sustainable City• Building Networks: Perspectives on On-site Renewable Energy Development• Density and Infection Control• Regenerative Design: Connecting People and Nature to Reverse Climate Change• The Role of Finance in Sustainable Development• Green Leadership• Sustainable Finance• Building Resilience & Adapting to Climate Change in SA Cities – An Insight into City Policy Around Climate Adaptation & Resilience• Bridging the Gap Between Materials, Technology and Design – A Look at the Fabric of Sustainability• Investment Trends in Real Estate• Circular and ESG Value drivers• Reimagining the Commercial Property Sector: A Panel• Social Interactions: Using People and Social Spaces To Advance Climate Resilience• Community Design and Affordable Housing• Driving Sustainability in the Design of Future Healthcare Systems• And Much, Much More! For more information, costs and to register, visit... read more

Jewel City

Congratulations to DiverCity (Ithemba Property and Atterbury) for the upcoming launch of Jewel City. The R2 Billion+ redevelopment is set to launch on Heritage Day, 24th September 2020. Two years in the making, this mixed use development spans over 6 city blocks. Upon completion, the new district will include: 20,000 square metres of commercial office space 7,000 square metres of retail space 1,550 new residential apartments 40,000 square metres in brand new buildings Safe pedestrian urban precinct Vibrant living, shopping and office environment of six city blocks School Clinic Gym Ample parking Convenience retailFast food outlets and restaurants In the press BusinessTech – Joburg’s R2 billion Jewel City redevelopment set to launch next week MoneyWeb – Joburg’s Jewel City set for further R1bn investment Engineering News – Jewel City set for Heritage Day... read more

Review of the Spatial Development Framework (SDF)

The City of Joburg is embarking on a review of the Spatial Development Framework (SDF) and is holding preliminary consultations as per the schedule below. The SDF forms part of the City IDP and sets the spatial development policies and priorities for the Metropolitan area. These then inform the allocation of capital budget and investment by the City. Property Developers and Planning Consultants25 Sep 2020 15:00 to 17:00Civil Society and Housing28 Sep 2020 15:00 to 17:00Academia29 Sept 2020 16:00 to 18:00Government (Province, National and Neighbouring Municipalities)30 Sep 2020 15:00 to 17:00Environment and Heritage1 Oct 2020 15:00 to 17:00Property Developers and Planning Consultants (#2 requested because of public holiday on 24 Sept)2 Oct 2020 15:00 to 17:00RSVP by clicking on this link and filling in the... read more

JPOMA Webinar: COJ sewer charges

The City of Johannesburg has advised many sectional title body corporates that it has or will adjusted their municipal accounts to “change the sewer tariff from ‘block of flat’s’ to ‘multi-dwelling’” and backdated these charges to include 2017/2018, 2018/2019 and 2019/2020. Angela Rivers has asked Chantelle Gladwin-Wood and her team from Schindlers Attorneys to join JPOMA members in a webinar to get a better understanding of the tariff changes and the way forward. The webinar is on Monday 14th September 2020 at 2pm.Click here to register. If you have any questions you would like answered on during the webinar please forward them to Angela Rivers... read more

Watch: Unpacking the CoJ 2020-21 Tariffs

Michelle Dickens from TPN gives members an update on the July Rental Collections.Peter Deane, the UTF Utilities Manager, unpacks the City Of Johannesburg 2020-21 Tariffs. Watch the webinar from Friday 28 August on the JPOMA YouTube channel... read more

JPOMA Webinar: COJ Tariff Increases

JPOMA is hosting a webinar on the new CoJ Tariff Increases. We will unpack the new tariffs and discuss the impact these increases have on affordable housing. If you have any questions that you would like the panel to answer please forward them to Angela Rivers angela@jpoma.co.za by no later than Wednesday 26th August 2020. Date: Friday 28th August 2020Time: 14:00Register: Here AgendaMichelle Dickens – Update on July CollectionsElectricity Tariff SummaryQuestions, discussion, impactWater Tariff SummaryQuestions, discussion, impactSewer Tariff SummaryQuestions, discussion, impactRates Tariff summaryQuestions, discussion, impactRefuse Tariff summaryQuestions, discussion,... read more

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