Building boom for Byo

Building boom for Byo

BULAWAYO – The City Council has approved building plans valued at $87.2 billion in April – more than the total it approved in the first quarter of 2006 ($72.8 billion).

Most of the development is concentrated in the low-density s

uburbs of Burnside, Matsheumhlope, Selborne Park and Suninghill where approved plans in totalled $29.5 billion, including a town house developed to be built in Matsheumhlope valued at $4.9 billion.

Plans valued at $26.4 billion were approved in Mahatshula, Killarney and Parklands.

Cowdray Park, which hosts Operation Hlalani Kuhle, dominated the building boom in the high density suburbs with plans valued at $5.7 billion being approved.

For the first time in years the approved plans also showed that developers were coming back into commerce and industry. Five industrial plans valued at $1.6 billion and seven commercial plans worth $8 billion were approved together with seven public works plans valued at $7.3 billion. – Staff reporter

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