SAPOA Convention & Exhibition to honour built environment professionals
EVERY year South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA) host International Property Convention and Exhibition, where property innovators, developers, owners, and built environment professionals who have made a significant contribution to the enhancement of the property industry are being recognized. This year, during the course of the 44th annual exhibition, Aurecon was involved in three of the award-winning projects.
Aurecon’s office building in Century City, Cape Town, was the first building in South Africa to be awarded a 5 Star Green Star South Africa. The project walked away with top honours in the Overall Green Development category. Aurecon provided civil, structural, and mechanical services for the new building.
Aurecon was also involved in two other winning projects: 1. The Sandton City Shopping Centre owned by Liberty Properties triumphed in the Retail Refurbishment’ category. Aurecon fulfilled the role of principle engineers, encompassing civil and structural engineering services for the refurbishment of the existing mall, including an addition of 30 000m² of retail space and 1000 new parking bays. 2. Growthpoint Properties Limited’s Ellerines in Cape Town won the Industrial Development’ category. Aurecon served as principle agent on the project, encompassing civil and structural engineering for the development of this high-tech distribution facility in Cape Town.