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Rosebank: vibrant, cosmopolitan and well-managed

Rosebank’s status as major business and leisure hub Neil Fraser who is a private consultant in the field of urban renewal, writes an amazing newsletter Citichat.  Sadly since he has left Johannesburg to take up life in Montagu, these newsletters are less frequent than they were.  Citichat is a Joint Venture with Urban Genesis Management […]

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Finger in the air: Where do you want to go?

Transport by mini-bus Getting around Joburg without your own car is a challenge.  However, various initiatives and infrastructural developments have been introduced with varying degrees of success.  The Gautrain running between the airport,  Pretoria and Joburg Central, with stops on the way, is very fast, clean, safe and  effective but unfortunately quite expensive for daily […]

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What makes Rosebank such a special leisure destination?

What makes Rosebank special? What makes Rosebank so different from say, for example, Sandton. Sandton’s leisure and shopping area is focused on the huge enclosed megamall of Sandton City and the central space of Mandela Square modelled on an Italian piazza.  Rosebank however has a greater variety of smaller malls linked by open air areas each […]

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