inner city The existing properties of the Provincial Government in the Cape Town Central City constitute a significant opp...
<ul><li>It can enhance long term sustainability in Central City;  </li></ul><ul><li>improve public transport;  </li></ul><...
<ul><li>City of Cape Town </li></ul><ul><li>Cape Town Partnership </li></ul><ul><li>Transnet </li></ul><ul><li>National De...
<ul><li>expansion & development of the Inner City  through the provision of infrastructure and higher density; </li></ul><...
<ul><li>An appropriate consultancy to  interrogate  the economic, demographic and social  projections  for the metro and t...
<ul><li>A consultant driven  series of engagements  with the key role players  which will define what actually needs to ha...
<ul><li>This is the instrument for  turning plans into reality </li></ul><ul><li>The SPV plays a facilitation role: </li><...
<ul><li>The intentions of the Regeneration project must also take into account areas contiguous to the  CBD , including th...
<ul><li>The principle and practices evolving from the regeneration project provide, with obvious modifications, the  bluep...
and all it requires…………
…… is political will
dwindling memories…..
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MEC for Transport & Public Works, Robin Carlisle speaks on Inner City Regeneration at the 2009 Cape Town Partnership AGM.

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Inner City Regeneration - Robin Carlisle

  1. 1. inner city The existing properties of the Provincial Government in the Cape Town Central City constitute a significant opportunity for massively enriching the Inner City infrastructure and transforming the City. By Robin Carlisle, MEC Transport & Public Works regeneration
  2. 2. <ul><li>It can enhance long term sustainability in Central City; </li></ul><ul><li>improve public transport; </li></ul><ul><li>generate substantial investment; </li></ul><ul><li>create employment; </li></ul><ul><li>increase the number and range of inner city residential accommodations; and </li></ul><ul><li>densify the outer precincts and expand the rates base. </li></ul>inner city regeneration: THE BENEFITS
  3. 3. <ul><li>City of Cape Town </li></ul><ul><li>Cape Town Partnership </li></ul><ul><li>Transnet </li></ul><ul><li>National Department of Public Works </li></ul><ul><li>Intersite </li></ul><ul><li>(amongst others) </li></ul>inner city regeneration: THE PARTNERSHIP
  4. 4. <ul><li>expansion & development of the Inner City through the provision of infrastructure and higher density; </li></ul><ul><li>mixed use and mixed income neighbourhoods thereby improving social transformation and points of contact between rich and poor; </li></ul><ul><li>providing space for efficient government; </li></ul><ul><li>leverage up the capacity to accelerate growth; </li></ul><ul><li>attract investment and generate more jobs and business opportunities; </li></ul><ul><li>continually re-invigorate government’s income stream for decades, if not centuries. </li></ul><ul><li>ecologically sustainable urban development, and the ongoing maintenance of the city's renowned biodiversity assets. </li></ul>inner city regeneration: integrated and managed as a single asset
  5. 5. <ul><li>An appropriate consultancy to interrogate the economic, demographic and social projections for the metro and the Province; the existing national, provincial and city development programmes, and prepare a range of strategic options for a mixed use urban design. </li></ul>inner city regeneration: strategic framework two months
  6. 6. <ul><li>A consultant driven series of engagements with the key role players which will define what actually needs to happen, as well as the economic, legal and institutional frame work </li></ul><ul><li>This is to meet the core challenge, which is a capacity for implementation. </li></ul><ul><li>From this work flows the planning and zoning framework or umbrella. </li></ul><ul><li>The framework creates predictability ; significantly shortens investment lead times, and provides the leverage for developer contributions to bulk infrastructure and public housing. </li></ul>inner city regeneration: action plan 3-18 months
  7. 7. <ul><li>This is the instrument for turning plans into reality </li></ul><ul><li>The SPV plays a facilitation role: </li></ul><ul><li>The SPV must be made up of unblockers , animators , bridge builders , who at the same time have a very thorough and deep understanding of the development and regulatory processes. They will also need high level politician protection, with easy access to political decision-makers. </li></ul>inner city regeneration: special purpose vehicle lead by project manager
  8. 8. <ul><li>The intentions of the Regeneration project must also take into account areas contiguous to the CBD , including the East Precinct ; Table Bay , District Six ; Woodstock/Salt River and the N1 corridor to Bellville. </li></ul>inner city regeneration: looking beyond
  9. 9. <ul><li>The principle and practices evolving from the regeneration project provide, with obvious modifications, the blueprint for similar projects in the suburbs, and the Province. </li></ul><ul><li>There is abundant political land available , not least excess and unused space in many of our schools and hospitals. </li></ul>inner city regeneration: “provincialising” it
  10. 10. and all it requires…………
  11. 11. …… is political will
  12. 12. dwindling memories…..

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