How do retailers benefit from locating in a mixed-use property environment, rather than in more traditional setups elsewhere?
There is no simple solution to the urbanisation. City authorities across the globe are grappling with running growing metropolitan areas – maintaining law and order, regulating traffic flows, delivering services, managing waste and more.
There are many pluses to spending time in a mixed-use precinct. Security and convenience usually top this list, but leisure is a close second. As one of the safest public areas in Johannesburg, Melrose Arch is the perfect place to spend a day.
Working in a smart city, compared with a traditional office, has distinct benefits – chief among them flexible working arrangements. Smart cities create conditions where employees no longer have to be cemented to a single location, while also improving quality of life in other ways.
What comes to mind when you hear the words “smart city”? Most of us will say technology, because all the smart devices we know, are technological things. But living in a smart city means more than that, as you’ll see when looking more closely at some of the elements that characterise it.
Johannesburg has a number of excellent museums on the contemporary history of South Africa. Make Melrose Arch your base and within a radius of just 15km you’ll find a number of places that share the remarkable stories of our country. Far from being depressing reminders of a turbulent past or harbingers of a bleak future,…