Obs development will add to stock
A NEW Observatory apartment development on a 5 000m² site one block below the Main Road is being marketed by Pam Golding Properties.
Obs Court will consist of 310 apartments particularly suitable for young professionals, academics and medical personnel, as well as students, says Laurie Wener, Pam Golding Properties senior executive for developments in the Cape region.
“Apartments in the complex being developed by FWJK will range from studios and onebedroom units to two-bedroom units with two bathrooms. Prices start at R1.2 million and features include excellent security, fast fibre optic Wi-Fi con- nectivity, an on-site laundry and plenty of parking.”
Craig Armstrong, head of FWJK Developments in the Western Cape, says the design focus has been on creating “a fun place to live, with amenities that young professionals and students would want on their doorstep. “These include a private gym, a heated roof-top pool and braai area, ample visitors’ parking bays, bays for motor bikes, scooters and bicycles and lock-up stores on the parking levels.”
Eco- friendly features include LED light fittings and motion sensors, water-saving sanitary ware and brassware. Hot water will come from a central heat pump system.
FWJK director David Williams-Jones says construction is under way and the target date for completion is December 2017.
FWJK Developments has completed the R250m Touchstone House in lower Bree Street and is also developing the new KPMG Place mixeduse office, retail and residential development on the Foreshore.
Wener says Obs Court is ideally positioned for those commuting to Groote Schuur, Mowbray Maternity and Red Cross hospitals, as well as Vincent Pallotti and the UCT Medical School. It’s close to the Jammie Shuttle and MyCiTi bus routes and near the Observatory Station.
Artist’s impression of Obs Court, which is under construction in Observatory.