Joburgers have been told to brace for a construction frenzy that is set to hit the inner city in coming months. But whether the construction will affect traffic flow in the already gridlocked city centre is something that is to be seen.On Tuesday‚ the South African Institute of Black Property Practitioners (SAIBPP) hosted an inner-city tour‚ allowing its members to see potential business opportunities in there. This followed the Joburg Property Company’s (JPC) call for requests for proposals (RFQs) from developers‚ requesting long-term leases and development of some of the properties in the inner city and some parts of the city.JPC CEO Helen Botes said the city would be giving 50-year-leases to developers that came up with compelling proposals in line with issues they wanted to address."Housing and student accommodation are a serious problem in the city and we looking for developers who would come up with solutions‚" Botes said.She added that the city was not going to allow chance-t...

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