Innovative green-building technologies have been incorporated into the design, with water- and power-saving initiatives playing a major part in the long-term sustainability of the site.
“With the current drought and future water issues facing the Western Cape, we have been extremely conscious of water and energy consumption during construction and we have implemented a number of measures to ensure that Table Bay Mall will remain sustainable going forward”, says Janine Coleske, Centre Manager at Table Bay Mall.
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With this said, employment of close to 5 000 people has been created over this period and also expected to create approximately 8 000 new jobs in the area, which includes tenant and service provider positions.
See a timelapse video of the construction posted to Facebook:
This nature reserve consists of several smaller constituent reserves including central feature,Rietvlei Wetland Reserve, Diep River Fynbos Corridor, Zoarvlei Wetlands, Milnerton Racecourse Nature Reserve, and Milnerton Lagoon, as well as surrounding protected areas.
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The Table Bay Nature Reserve forms the southernmost buffer area of the Cape West Coast Biosphere Reserve, and links it to the edge of Cape Town's city centre. It also contains a large portion of the critically endangered lowland habitats remaining in Cape Town.
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