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The living’s good at Century City

Why it’s the hottest place to rent, buy and work right now   Century City's great lifestyle is rising in popularity as the precinct has been named one of the rental hot spots in the Western Cape by Property 24.  “The rising trend is for young professionals to...

Residential sales at Century City top R830m this year

Residential sales totalling more than R830million have been notched up at Century City by the Rabie Property Group so far in the current financial year ending June 30 2015. Of these property sales, just under R617 million were achieved by Property World, the on-site agents for...

Manhattan Quarter now selling

Manhattan Quarter, Rabie’s latest residential development at Century City comprising 63 spacious sectional title apartments, is now selling. Miguel Rodrigues, Development Manager for Rabie Property Group, said the apartments are on average much larger than what has been developed at Century City to date and, excluding...

Palme d Or Century City

Palme d’Or in Oasis is on track

Construction of Palme d’Or, the 4th apartment block in the luxury retirement resort, is progressing well.  To date, the piling, earthworks, and foundation concrete have been completed. Work on the superstructure is now under way. Being developed by the Oasis Joint Venture, comprising Rabie Property Group...

Century City living : “Walkable” communities good for health and wealth

The concept of a “walkable neighbourhood” where all amenities are in easy walking distance has truly come to life at Century City and is a key factor behind the rapid sell-out of recent residential developments, says John Chapman a director of the developers, Rabie Property...

MayfairLaunch Competition

#Mayfairlaunch to enter | Mayfairlaunch competition

The best Tweet or Instagram post about the Mayfair Gardens launch will win you and your partner: a night for two at the African Pride Crystal Towers Hotel & Spa a R1500 voucher for Life Day Spa and a dinner for two to the value...

Ashton Park Century City apartments

Ashton Park Century City apartments sales top R180m

More than a year ahead of completion, buyers have snapped up 105 of the 140 Ashton Park Century City apartments, a new residential development by the Rabie Property Group. Brian Usher, manager of Property World, the specialist on- site agency at Century City, said sales to...

Century City – a sellers’ market!

Century City residential property is tightly held with less than 1% of existing stock currently on the market. Brian Usher of Property World, the official on site estate agents at Century City, said there were  now more than 3000 residential front doors at Century City...

Shortage of built housing stock for sale in Century City

Only 38 of the almost 3000 existing residential front doors at Century City are currently on the market for resale. This represents just over 1% against a norm of around 5%-10% elsewhere, says Brian Usher of Property World, the on-site specialist Century City agents.  “This is...

Optimising a building’s orientation is a key to success

Finding the optimal orientation for new residential developments at Century City is a primary consideration of the developer.  So says Nicola Aschmann, a project manager with Rabie Property Group. She says that in Century City, as almost everywhere else in Cape Town, it was hard to...

Oasis owners enjoy good capital growth

Units in the first two phases of the Oasis Luxury Retirement Resort at Century City have shown significant capital growth since the first sales were undertaken in 2005.  In total, 24 of the 174 apartments in the Palm Springs and Palm Grove blocks have since...

Silvertree – a golden opportunity at Century City

Silvertree, a new block of 31 apartments, is being launched at Century, the burgeoning mixed use development in Cape Town, by leading developer, Rabie Property Group. The development forms the second phase of the R270m Ashton Park residential project and follows the success of phase one,...

Transfer delays push up costs

[caption id="attachment_1411" align="alignright" width="200"] Kim Pistor[/caption] Banks’ revised requirement that all approval certification is in place before transfer documents are submitted to the Deeds Offices is delaying new development property transfers by a month on average. So says Kim Pistor, Legal Advisor of Rabie Property Group, who...

Century City Connect boosts property sales

[caption id="attachment_1363" align="alignright" width="300"] The Century City Connect team (LtR) Greg Deans, Abigail Germany, Hein de Swardt (Alfie Martin absent from this photo)[/caption] Century City Connect, Century City’s cutting-edge, open access fibre optic network, has become a prime driver of commercial and residential property sales and...

Luxury Crystal Towers apartments sold out

[caption id="attachment_1369" align="alignright" width="300"] Crystal Towers, Century City[/caption] All 90 luxury apartments in the iconic Crystal Towers Residences have been sold bringing the total value of sales to more than R238million. The Crystal Towers Residences forms part of the mega R750million mixed used Crystal Towers development  which...

Buyers snapping up Waterberry apartments

Following a flurry of activity in the past week,  33 of the 43 apartments in the Waterberry residential development now under construction at Century City have been sold or reserved. Launched in late February, Waterberry is the first phase of Ashton Park, a new R245million residential...

Quayside at Century City sold out ahead of completion

[caption id="attachment_1307" align="alignright" width="300"] Quayside at Century City[/caption] The 63 apartment Quayside development at Century City, which is being developed by Rabie Property Group and financed by Nedbank Corporate Property Finance, has been sold out three months ahead of transfer. According to Brian Usher, Sales Manager of...

Oasis Care Centre licence upgraded

[caption id="attachment_1275" align="alignright" width="300"] The courtyard at Oasis[/caption] The Oasis Care Centre, which forms part of the Oasis Luxury Retirement Resort at Century City where a third apartment block is currently under construction, has had its license upgraded from a Sub-acute to a Physical Rehabilitation discipline. Lizzie...

New R220m residential development for Century City

[caption id="attachment_1199" align="alignright" width="600"] Waterberry at Century City[/caption] Ashton Park, a new residential development at Century City comprising 138 apartments and seven villas, is to be launched by the Rabie Property Group shortly. To be developed at a cost of around R220million, Ashton Park is to be...

Strong residential sales prompt further new development at Century City

[caption id="attachment_1176" align="alignright" width="600"] The Quayside showhouse and construction of the development taking place at Century City[/caption] Strong residential sales in Century City over the past 15 months, have far exceeded expectations and are prompting further new development. Miguel Rodriques of the Rabie Property Group said more...