JDA Flagship ProjectsThe Johannesburg Development Agency aims to transform Joburg through growing competitive business environments, improving public spaces and promoting access to jobs.

The innovative Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA) was established in April 2001 to revive economic activity throughout the city.

The JDA initiates and supports area-based economic development initiatives throughout the Johannesburg metropolitan municipality in support of the City’s Growth and Development Strategy, Joburg 2040 (GDS).


Township Upgrades

In 2010/11, the JDA intends to implement four township developments: Orlando East Station in Soweto; Kliptown in Soweto; Stretford Station in Orange Farm; and Diepsloot in Region A, on [...]


Baralink is considered to be the gateway to Soweto, the township whose image ranges from poverty-stricken and sprawling, to vibrant and cosmopolitan. It is an area with huge buying [...]