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Has the "large" home had its day? Not entirely, but price trends reflect an outdated composition of property stock, with a relative undersupply of small to medium sized homes. The relative house price inflation performances reflect an outdated composition of residential property stock, with relatively too...

The loss of Maria Coetzee, leaves her family, friends and colleagues in mourning.  She was the Research Group Leader for Urban and Regional Planning in the Spatial Planning and Systems competence area of CSIR Built Environment.  Maria went peacefully on Sunday 2 November 2014.  She...

Section 42 of the Land Use Planning Ordinance No 15 of 1985 (LUPO) permits municipalities to impose conditions relating to the payment of development contributions when approving new developments or granting increased use rights. These contributions pay towards the increased impact on municipal services such as roads,...