Cape town is no doubt one of the of the most beautiful and photogenic cities in the world.
However, for those who think the city is yet to measure up to this glory, a look at the new R14 billion “car-free” Blue Rock Village will give you a convincing nudge.
The new edifice planned by Swisatec, property development and management company, popularly recognized as the first multi-billion rand green village in Africa, is getting more beautiful as two new features in the form of the Santa Luzia Lifestyle centre and the 5-star Blue Rock Hotel and Conferencing centre will be added to it.
The Blue Rock Village is a R14 billion upgrade to the current Blue Rock Resort in Somerset West, in Cape Town.
This new addition now makes the city the first with a six-star green rating from the Green Building Council South Africa.
The green village which will be ‘car-free’ with all parking to be underground, will be adorned with energy-efficient appliances; LED lighting; water-management systems from showers to irrigation; solar water-heating systems and self-generated solar power.
What To Expect In Santa Luzia Lifestyle centre
For those planning for conferences, exhibitions, and interactive events such as local produce markets, product launches, and concerts or music festivals, the 10 000 square metres of street exhibition space in Santa Luzia Lifestyle Centre is just the best place to be.
Santa Luzia Lifestyle Centre will be a multi-functional centre boasting 14 000 square metres of floor space in a 7 story building.
On the other hand, the Blue Rock Hotel and conferencing centre is proposed to have about 150 luxury rooms, 30 condominiums, and conference capacity for over 500 delegates, including high-end restaurants, a bar and lounge areas.
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Meanwhile, the full Blue Rock Village development will ultimately compromise 1,000 luxury apartments to be built on 40 hectares of land. Units start from €200 000 – R3.2 million, at the current exchange rate.
It is also planned to have medical centres, boutiques, schools and colleges, nurseries, restaurants and cafes.