A ranking using objective measures has put the Mother City above heavy hitters including
Paris, Tokyo, London and New York
– Sunday Times

When choosing a site to develop and create a truly remarkable architectural landmark, it is of great importance to carefully consider the sites’ location, surroundings, amenities, infrastructure, access and outlook. Alphen Glens’ location offers residents and investors alike an abundant living environment , rich in eateries, health facilities, nature trails, sports facilities, schooling, arts and culture, shopping, wine farms, gardens, parks and more.

These are a few of the measures applied when determining the greatest city on earth, and it is no surprise that Cape Town took to the Podium:

  • Its number of Unesco World Heritage sites
  • Number of Michelin-starred restaurants per capita
  • Distance from city centre of the closest airport
  • Clean air ranking according to the CDP environmental performance index
  • Size of the biggest park
  • Age of oldest extant building
  • Number of five-star hotels per capita
  • Highest accessible observation point (including natural vantage points)
  • Number of museums and galleries listed on Tripadvisor (per capita)
  • LGBTQ+ safety ranking based on the Asher and Lyric LGBTQ+ Danger Index
  • Disabled access (according to hotels data on kayak.com)
  • Annual hours of sunshine
  • Urban population density
  • Beaches
  • A canal system, harbour or river
  • A bike or scooter-sharing scheme
  • A symphony orchestra; and
  • A metro system that comprises more than just buses and suburban railway networks
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Favourable climate for new homebuyers

by REI Editorial | April 2022

Statistics for the first quarter of 2022 (Q1 22) from Ooba indicate a residential property market and lending environment that still favours entry into the property market as slowing house price growth coincides with more accessible home loan finance.

Highlights include:
Nominal 2.9% year-on-year property price growth for Q1 22.
No deposit home loans received an approval rate of 82% in Q1 22 in this segment, up on Q1 21’s approval rate of just under 81%.
64% of applications processed during Q1 22 were from homebuyers who required financing for the full purchase price.Gauteng South & East remains the most affordable region for first-time homebuyers.
In contrast, first-time buyers paid an average R1 592 777 in the Western Cape in Q1 22 – the highest average price in the country during Q1 22 and a record high for the region.