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10th Nov

Mass rescue operation for 3 car “pile-up”

Emergency Disaster Management Response Exercise

Two people were killed and eight others were seriously injured when one of two speeding cars rammed the other and a third ploughed into them near Liberty Circle in Century City.




23rd Oct

Rabie awarded SA’s 300th green building certification

Rabie Property Group scooped the 300th green building certification at the Green Building Council of South Africa at the organisation’s recent 10th annual convention at Century City.

Rabie, a pioneer in green building, received the latest award in the As Built category for its mixed use Century City Square development – the first mixed use development in South Africa to achieve this. The Square was also the first mixed use development in Cape Town and the second country wide to be awarded Green Star accreditation for a mixed use development in the Design category.




27th Sep

Century City runner to brave extreme race for charity

Century City Athletic Club (CCAC) runner, Gavin Shaskolsky, is to brave the gruelling Kalahari Augrabies Extreme Marathon (KAEM) for the second consecutive year – this time to raise funds for Sinenjongo High School in Joe Slovo Park.

The KAEM is a self-sufficiency run of 250km held over six legs in seven days with set distances for each day, ranging from 28km to 80km. Participants must carry all their supplies, clothes and compulsory safety/survival equipment for the duration of the event. Overnight shelter in camps, and water, which is strictly controlled and distributed during the race, is supplied.




22nd Sep

Business Travel Organisers Rate Century City Conference Precinct Best Large Venue in SA

Century City Conference Centre and Hotel has notched up yet another award

Century City Conference Centre and Hotel has notched up yet another award, this time being named “Best Large Hotel Conference Venue in South Africa” at the sixth annual Business Traveller Africa Conference & Awards that took place in Sandton this month.




20th Sep

Grand Moorings precinct in Century City nearing completion

A new mixed-use development is being built on the last remaining site in the Grand Moorings precinct of Century City by Rabie Property Group.

Bordered by Century Way and Esplanade Road, Manhattan Corner will comprise a mix of residential apartments and sectional title offices in two attractive buildings of varying heights providing a staggered skyline.




18th Sep

Century City runner wins Sanlam 12km Peace Trail

Century City runner Tanya Posthumus-Fox won the prestigious Sanlam Cape Town Peace 12km Trail over the weekend with a time of 01:11:50.

In second place was Stella Kuhn von Burgsdorff with a time of 01:12:18 and Megan North in third place with a time of 01:17:25.




1st Sep

New stores at Canal Walk…. It’s a Shopper’s Dream

Canal Walk is boosting its retail mix with an exciting array of new flagship stores including a two-level H&M which opens in November.

If there's any shopping destination that takes shopping seriously, it's Canal Walk. Not only do global brands flock to the centre, but shoppers from all over the world come to appreciate the grandeur and beauty of Canal Walk Shopping Centre.




31st Aug

Ratanga to be redeveloped into vibrant mixed-use precinct

Ratanga Junction theme park, which is to close on 1 May 2018, is to be redeveloped into a vibrant new mixed-use development.

While planning is still at an embryonic stage, it is envisaged the redevelopment will embrace the existing canals, island and public open space and will include residential apartments, offices, hotels, restaurants and convenience retail.




21st Aug

Free Wifi Service is now being extended!

A free Wifi service, Let’s Connect, is being rolled out to additional hotspots throughout Century City.

This follows a successful pilot project which has been run in Century Square since January this year.




18th Aug

New offices for Discovery

Stunning new offices on Sable Road

A new development of 16 600 square metres of premium grade offices, which will include new regional offices for Discovery, is to be built on a prime gateway site at Century City.




3rd Aug

Century City launches new state -of- the- art Security Operations Centre

Century City has launched a new state-of the art Security Operations Centre (SOC) to keep it at the forefront of crime prevention and combatting initiatives in the Western Cape.

Chris Blackshaw, CEO of the Century City Property Owners’ Association, the non-profit company responsible for the day to day operations of the precinct, said their strategy to date of combining the use of cutting-edge technology with highly visible policing and rapid emergency response had proven to be very successful in curbing crime at Century City.




27th Jul

Rabie, Ratanga & CCPOA joined forces for Mandela Day

to feed the more than 1000 learners and staff at Sinenjongo High School in Joe Slovo Park this week in a belated celebration for Mandela Day.

Armed with yellow gloves and black bags, teams of learners earlier had headed out into the township to do their 67 minutes for Mandela by picking up litter in the township. Hundreds of bags of garbage were then packed onto CCPOA trucks and taken to the municipal dump




24th Jul

Terraces ready for rental market from 1 August

The first phase of 32 apartments will be available to let from the beginning of August 2017

For the first time, a brand new residential development of 144 apartments aimed entirely at the rental market is being developed at Century City to meet market demand.




20th Jul

Intaka Eco-Centre hosts “robbed’’ footballers for Mandela Day

In celebration of Mandela Day on July 18, Intaka Island Eco-Centre and the Singer Group co-hosted a team of young Site C Khayelitsha footballers

In celebration of Mandela Day on July 18, Intaka Island Eco-Centre and the Singer Group co-hosted a team of young Site C Khayelitsha footballers who had recently had their kit stolen to a day of fun, ferry rides and environmental education.




19th Jul

Century City now has 17 green rated buildings

from the Green Building Council of South Africa

Century City now has a total of 17 green rated buildings. These include 13 office buildings, one banking outlet in Canal Walk and a mixed use development comprising six buildings, Century City Square, where three of the green rated office buildings are located.




19th Jul

Canal Walk Shopping Centre #MandelaMosaic

Canal Walk Shopping Centre once again staged its world renowned #MandelaMosaic building, charitable event in aid of the no fee LEAP Science and Maths schools

In aid of the no fee LEAP Science and Maths schools, Canal Walk Shopping Centre, LEAP and their partners – Rhodes Food Group - called for donations of food cans and volunteers to help them create the super-sized likeness of the Father of our Nation.




23rd Jun

Century City Square is SA’s top mixed use development

It is official. Century City Square, the new all-green commercial and hospitality hub of Century City, is South Africa’s top mixed use development.

The development received the prestigious SAPOA Property Development Award for Innovative Excellence in the mixed use category at the 2017 SAPOA Convention in Cape Town this week.




20th Jun

Century City Winter Preparedness Plan

With the drought having taken a hefty toll in the Western Cape, the region is collectively willing a wetter than usual winter to provide much needed relief

In preparation for the hoped-for rains, staff of the Century City Property Owners’Association has been hard at work clearing the storm-water system




2nd Jun

Century City Conference Centre goes solar!

A solar energy system has been installed on the roof of the Century City Conference Centre

A solar energy system has been installed on the roof of the Century City Conference Centre which is expected to cut the centre’s carbon emissions by 17% per year.




22nd May

Final apartment block in Oasis now selling

The sixth and final block of apartments in the Oasis Luxury Retirement Resort at Century City, Palme Vue, has been launched.