27 boxes - Shipping container development in Melville

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The proposed plans are for a unique retail space in Melville, Johannesburg, using shipping containers as the modules of the design. The proposed development is intended for Faan Smit Park and will combine green space with retail. Tenants will include artists, designers and retailers of niche products. Two containers have been reserved for local community organisations.

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27 boxes - Shipping container development in Melville

  1. 1. Establishing an artisan center in the heart of Melville
  2. 2. 1 Zoning 2 Proposed 3 Benefits of the development 4 Q&A
  3. 3. Primary Rights 1. Public open spaces 2. Public Parking 3. Artist market 4. Deli 5. Market stalls 6. Studios 7. Craft workshops 8. Fresh produce 9. Curio units 10. Coffee shop Parking Requirements 1. 154 under cover parking 2. 46 open parking The normal requirement for this type of development is 6 parking spaces per 100m2 This zoning requires 10 parking spaces per 100m2 – abnormally high
  4. 4. • To get this zoning took from 1999 – 2006 • Rezoning for other will again take about 6 years and lots of determination In the time it originally took to get the rights to use the land the buildings on the land were nearly completely destroyed by fire and vagrants invaded the property so much so that it became dangerous for residents in the area. Rezoning again for other uses This means that any person or group that want to change the zoning will require a lot a patience and the finances to pull if off • Various individuals and groups have, over the last 14 years, attempted to take over the development of the land for various different proposals like cultural gardens but nobody has so far been successful. • This, due to a lack of sustainable funding and sustainable project proposals
  5. 5. Stand 973 Melville The heart of Melville The village in a city The Artisanal Center in the Park Aerial view
  6. 6. • BESPOKE AND DESIGNER STUDIOS SPACES THAT IS AFFORDABLE AND STYLISHLY FITTED • ARTISANAL SPACES WHERE PEOPLE CAN ESCAPE THE BUZZ OF THE CITY • GARDEN SEATING SPACES IN A SECURE ENVIRONMENT • COMPACT RETAIL/STUDIO SPACES FOR A MIX OF CREATIVE AND BOUTIQUE TENANT TENANTS WITH COFFE SHOPS AND DELI’S • RELAXED BUSINESS ATMOSPHERE CREATED BY MIXING A GARDEN, CHILDREN’S PLAYGROUND, BUSINESS AND RETAIL • ON SITE PARKING TO REDUCE THE TRAFFIC LOAD ON THE SUBURB • DESIGNER LOCATIONS FOR CREATIVE SOULS 27m2 BOXES IN FAAN SMIT PARK
  7. 7. Proposed development
  8. 8. • THERE ARE BASICALLY TWO MAIN REASONS FOR USING THIS TYPE OF CONSTRUCTION: 1. THIS A VERY COST EFFECTIVE WAY WE WE USE TO DEVELOP STYLISH HIGH QUALITY BUILDINGS 2. THE CONSTRUCTION METHODS LENDS ITSELF TO INTERESTING AND INTERESTING ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN 27m2 BOXES IN FAAN SMIT PARK
  9. 9. THE IDEA – FRESH NEW APPROACH TO BUSINESS AND RETAIL
  10. 10. FAST, EFFICIENT AND AFFORDABLE
  11. 11. Bespoke shop fitting
  12. 12. The concept for shops ideal for the designer
  13. 13. For the artist
  14. 14. Small affordable spaces lends itself out for high quality shop fitting which is a requirements for this development
  15. 15. • A SAFE AND SECURE PARK / GARDEN THAT RESIDENTS CAN ENJOY WITH THEIR FAMILIES • PLAY AREA FOR CHILDREN WHERE - “THE WOLF AND I” • AN INCREASE IN PROPERTY VALUE DUE TO THE REHABILITAITION OF THE PARK THAT HAS BEEN DORMANT IN HEART OF THE VILLAGE • INFLUX OF REVENUE ADDS BENEFITS LIKE MORE SECURITY • GENERAL UPLIFTMENT OF THE AREA • INFLUX OF INTERESING PEOPLE • IMPROVE THE TENANT MIX TO PROVIDE RESIDENTS WITH A BIGGER VARIETY OF PRODUCT • DUE TO AN INCREASE IN PROPERTY VALUE IT WILL BALANCE THE TYPE OF PEOLE THAT LIVE IN MELVILLE AND REDUCE AN INFLUX OF UNWANTED RESIDENTS AND BUSINESS TENANTS 27m2 BOXES IN FAAN SMIT PARK
  16. 16. • INCREASING REVENUE WITH INCREASE IN FOOT TRAFFIC • INCREASING TOURISM MEANS MORE BUSINESS FOR B&B’S AND OTHER BUSINESSES • WITH INCREASE IN CAPITAL TO BUSINESSES COMES UPLIFMENT, REVITILIZATION AND MORE SECURITY • INCREASE IN PROPERTY VALUE AND INCREASE AND IMPROVEMENT IN TENANTS FOR VACANT SHOPS • ADDITIONAL OFF ROAD PARKING WHICH WILL DRAW MORE PEOPLE • GENERAL UPLIFTMENT OF THE SUBURB • INFLUX OF INTERESTING PEOPLE AND IDEAS TO NEW SHOP TENANTS 27m2 BOXES IN FAAN SMIT PARK
  17. 17. • INCREASE IN TOURISM • WE USE THE EXAMPLE OF THE: • BISCUITMILL IN CAPE TOWN AND • PARK HURST THE BISCUIT MILL WOODSTOCK, CAPE TOWN DUE TO THE INCREASE POPULARITY THAT THE BISCUIT MILL BROUGHT TO WOODSTOCK SOME PROPERTIES HAVE INCREASED IN VALUE FROM R200 000 TO R1 200 000 IN A PERIOD OF TWO YEARS PARKHURST HAS EXPERIENCE A TOTAL REVITALIZATION OF THE ENTIRE SUBURB DUE TO THE NEW DEVELOPMENT AT THE BOTTOM OF 4TH STREET WHERE RESTAURANTS LIKE MELISSAS BECAME TENANTS. • GENERAL IMPROVEMENT OF THE IMAGE OF THE SUBURB WITH INCREASED BENENIFTS FOR NEIGHBOURING SUBURBS 27m2 BOXES IN FAAN SMIT PARK

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