Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
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|Victoria & Alfred Waterfront|
|Location||Cape Town, Western Cape|
|Ocean/sea sources||Table Bay Harbour of the Atlantic Ocean|
|Basin countries||South African|
The V&A attracts more than 23 million visitors a year.
Situated in South Africa’s oldest working harbour, the 123 hectares (300 acres) space has been developed for mixed use, containing residential and commercial real estate.
Products and Services
With over 450 retail outlets selling everything from fashion, home-ware and curios, to jewellery, leather goods and audio-visual equipment. The Waterfront is also still a working harbour and the fishing boats can be seen working bringing in fresh fish or the large container ships being towed in by the tugboats.
The Waterfront has recently seen development in its new Silo district, which currently houses the new headquarters of Allan Gray Investment Management at Silo 1 and apartments at Silo 2. The projected is expected to be completed in 2017 with the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa, a Virgin Active gym and a hotel in the works.
- Philani Nombembe, "V&A Waterfront contributes almost R200 billion to SA economy, retail sales grow again", Sunday Times, 26 January, 2015
- Greve, Natalie. "V&A Waterfront commits further R1.5bn to Silo district development". Retrieved 2015-08-30.
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