The Jabulani redevelopment project forms part of governments Hostels Eradication programme and was approved for a total number of 2061 units. Jabulani Ext. 1 Housing Project – Phase 2 of various phases in terms of Tender No HLA 4/2/4-2013-5 Contract, consisting of 663 units with a contract value of R240 million.
Gauteng Department of Housing and Local Government appointed a Professional Resource Team (PRT) to oversee the implementation and Calgro M3 was appointed as the turnkey contractor for the development and construction of the 620 units.
The project duration for phase 2 is 28 months. Site was handed over to Calgro M3 in April 2014 whereby demolishing and clearing of site only started late 2014. Alternative and temporary accommodation had to be provided by Calgro M3 due to occupied hostels that needed alternative accommodation for occupants whilst construction of the new units was under construction.
The scope of works consists of a complete township establishment process, upgrading of bulk and link infrastructure, construction of roads, storm water, sewer, water and electrical infrastructure as well as the construction of the top-structures.
These residential units consists of the following unit typologies:
- Fully subsidized – multi-storey sectional title BNG units
- CRU (Community Residential Units) Housing multi-storey units
The development will include the following urban amenities:
- Total number of units – 620 units
- BNG housing: 511 multi-storey units
- CRU housing: 109 multi-storey units
- FLISP/GAP and rental housing: 0 multi-storey units
- Freestanding open market bonded units: 0 units
Bulk and Link Infrastructure
All of the bulk and link Infrastructure upgrades that are being done as part of the Hostel Development are not all project specific requirements. The City of Johannesburg is utilizing the project as a catalyst to drive infrastructure development within the greater Jabulani CBD area to unlock future residential and commercial developments.
- Business and retail opportunities (mixed use): 0
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