The 9 600 units of Fleurhof Ext 2 is situated south west of Johannesburg next to the existing Fleurhof ext 1 residential township. It is set to be one of the largest integrated housing developments in Gauteng. The 291ha land area of Fleurhof Ext 2 comprises various types of residential units and forms of tenure that have specific economic target markets – Fully subsidized RDP/BNG housing, GAP, Social rental and Affordable housing.
Currently the project team is investigating various potential green initiatives to assess the viability of certain energy saving technologies such as solar water heaters, heat pumps, improved insulation, etc for the various types of housing units. Residential recycling projects, food gardening and urban greening initiatives are also being looked at. Besides the green component, the added benefit of these measures will also reduce electricity demand by the development and make the township socially and visually more attractive. Further, a new water reservoir is being constructed while Fleurhof will obtain electricity from the shared sub-station the group implemented for the Pennyville project. Estimated project revenue is R2,28 billion.
The development will include the following urban amenities: