Developers Real estate of 4.6 billion rupees, which will house the African headquarters of Amazon.com in Cape Town, has been denied an appeal against the ban on the cessation of construction.
Liesbeek Leisure Property Trust (LLPT), the developers of the project, said it would now apply directly to the Supreme Court of Appeal.
The decision to refuse the appeal was handed over by Western Cape Supreme Court Judge Patricia Goliath, handing over a sudden victory to the Observatory’s Public Association and the Horan Hoyin Traditional Indigenous Council, which oppose the building’s building. lands of the Khoisk community.
Judge Goliath’s decision means that work on the site will be stopped in the foreseeable future and, as warned by the developers, could lead to 6,000 direct and 19,000 indirect job losses.
The ban could also lead to the loss of significant socio-economic benefits, which include housing subsidized by developers, as well as a park that will be open to the public. – © 2022 NewsCentral Media