R780m Blue Route Mall revamp gets nod
P L ANS T O r e d e ve l o p B l u e Route Mall, a 48 000m² Tokai shopping centre built in the early 1970s, have been in the pipeline for years.
The go-ahead for the R780 million project has now been announced.
The landlord, Fountainhead Property Trust, has appointed BFH De Jager as project managers to head the project, along with a team consisting of 14 o r g a ni s at i o ns f r o m a r o und South Africa.
The professional team, set to complete the project in March 2012, will consist of:
Principal agent and project managers: BFH De Jager Project Management (Pty) Ltd.
Quantity surveyors: MLC Quantity Surveyors.
Architect: Louis Karol Architects.
Structural and civil engineers/transport planning: Aurecon Group.
Electrical engineers: QDP Lighting and Electrical Design.
Mechanical engineers: 4EM Consulting (Pty) Ltd.
Environmental planning: CNdV Africa.
Fire rationale: Bramley and Associates.
Safety: Electrical and Reticulation Company (Pty) Ltd as well as Comprac Western Cape (Pty) Ltd.
Landscaping: ARG Landscape Architects.
Cont r a c t o r : Gri n a ke rLTA.
Te n a n t c o - o r d i n a t o r s : Easy Quote Finder (EQF).
On completion, the mall will have an additional 8 000m² of retail space, bringing the total s i z e o f B l u e Ro u t e Ma l l t o 56 000m².
“The first phase of the redev e l o p me n t i s a l r e a d y we l l under way after beginning in April,” said Wendy Radford, Blue Route Mall centre manager.
“During the redevelopment, the mall will remain fully functional and business will continue as usual.”
NEW LOOK: An artist’s impression of what part of the Blue Route Mall in Tokai, due to be completed in 2012, will look like.