Archive | September, 2013

Blasting on P3

We have been informed by Murray & Roberts that the parking basement is founded on hard rock and ‘normal’ excavation techniques as a result hereof is ineffective. To effectively break ground and create the column support for the expansion of the parking garage – blasting will be undertaken over the forthcoming weeks. All the necessary […]

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New Tenant Liaison

Liezelle Raker is the tenant liaison for the redevelopment of Standard Bank tower. She has many years experience in commercial and residential property developments – both in letting property and in property management. She brings to the project an attention to detail and a will to resolve issues for the tenants. She will be on […]

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Showroom under construction

We are busy installing a mock-up room on the 8th Floor of the Tall Tower. This is being done to test all the new materials and fittings planned for the building’s public areas. It is also a safeguard for the rest of the upgrade as any possible installation problems can be ironed out before the […]

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Cranes will be arriving on site

A very tall crane will be arriving on site in the next two weeks. It will be positioned in the link area on the Hertzog Boulevard side of the building. The contractors, Murray & Roberts, have obtained  a crane currently in use at the Medupi Powerstation in Limpopo. This crane is larger than the normal […]

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Exciting proposals for the landscaping

Landscape Architects, Gibbs Saintpol, have been enticing us with exciting proposals for the landscaping of our project. A pedestrian walkway is planned that will link Hetzog Boulevard and Old Marine Drive (at the Station Entrance). They are envisage creating lots of space for people to meet and enjoy the beautiful Cape Town.

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