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Our key projects to uplift the city ...

Corridors of Freedom

Corridors of Freedom

Transport-orientated development will see Joburg overturn apartheid-era town planning, by bringing services, schools and work opportunities.
Priority Areas

Priority Areas

The shape of the future city will see development in what we've identified to be priority areas.
Greenways

Greenways

The JDA's flagship Bus Rapid Transit system is the result of renewed interest in investing in public transport to build liveable cities.
food

Cultural hub

Park Station is to be turned into a gateway to Africa, with a public place that is a celebration of African food and culture.

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News from the JDA

Makeover for Bruma Lake

Steps are being taken to improve Bruma Lake and the watercourse feeding it. Flow of water will be eased, and the banks and flood plain will be planted, creating a park.

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Urban pavilion plans for Park Station

An exhibition space by internationally renowned architect David Adjaye will tie in with the Food and Culture Hub planned for the area in recognition of its status as a gathering space for people moving across Africa.

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Metro Park receives SALI Award

The Johannesburg Development Agency's inner city Metro Park was recently recognised as an outstanding example of design in the construction industry by the South African Landscapers Institute.

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CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
Rooftop garden plants seeds of successRooftop garden plants seeds of success

Working with the Johannesburg Housing Company and other partners, the JDA has planted a useful garden on the roof of a building in the inner city. Here, herbal remedies are grown alongside vegetables.

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JDA builds green rooftop gardensJDA builds green rooftop gardens

The Johannesburg Development Agency has funded and built rooftop gardens in the inner city, to help grow healthy food for residents. The project also supports environmental responsibility and sustainable incomes. 

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