The Waterfall Podcast

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Ever wondered what goes into the making of a world-class city? Get the inside scoop, as your host Spike Ballantine speaks to prominent people involved with smart cities, and the award-winning Waterfall development in South Africa.

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S1 E1: The History of Waterfall

In this introductory episode of The Waterfall Podcast, Siya Sangweni explores little-known facts regarding the history of this multi award-winning mixed-use development with Waterfall Management Company CEO, Willie Vos.

S1 E2: The Waterfall Common Services Company

Who makes all the unseen problems at Waterfall Estate disappear? Thys Redelinghuys joins Siya Sangweni for Episode 2 of The Waterfall Podcast. Thys reveals how the Waterfall Common Services Company deals with various issues around the estate - including security and surveillance, litter control, general maintenance, and lots more. He also provides insights into future projects and shares some fascinating facts around the Jukskei River.

S1 E3: The Birds & Wildlife of Waterfall

Waterfall is known for its world-class development status, but did you know it also boasts a vast array of birds and wildlife? Waterfall residents Ron Searle and Kevin Gow explain the role of the Waterfall Bird Club and the Waterfall Environmental Committee which is in charge of preserving the many greenbelts on the development. In the process, they tell us a bit more about the unexpected fauna you may find on Waterfall.

S1 E4: Mall of Africa

The Mall of Africa is an award-winning marvel. It’s the biggest mall on the continent built in a single-phase and has some incredible facts, stories and tenants. Siya Sangweni went on a mission to find out everything you need to know about the mall. Johann Fourie, the mall’s GM, takes Siya on a walk around the mall while discussing how it was designed, how they prepare for major shopping events, how they keep winning awards and so much more.

S1 E5: 2019 in Review

2019 has been an eventful year in the Waterfall community; one that saw much development, growth and great lessons learnt. Siya Sangweni moderates a conversation between some of the major stakeholders who made the year a success: Willie Vos, CEO of Waterfall Management Company; Giles Pendleton, Head of Developments Attacq; and Steve Brooks, CEO Of Balwin Properties.

S1 E6: Looking ahead - 2020

2019 was an amazing year at Waterfall with various new developments, and the plans for 2020 are even greater. Willie Vos, CEO of Waterfall Management Company; Giles Pendleton, Head of Developments Attacq; and Steve Brooks, CEO Of Balwin Properties chat to Siya Sangweni about what we can expect in the year ahead.

S2 E1: The look and feel of Waterfall

What do the Dakar Rally and property development have in common? In this episode of the Waterfall Podcast, Siya Sangweni chats to Mark Corbett, CEO of Century Property Developments, along with Willie Vos (CEO: Waterfall Management Company). Mark was instrumental in creating the look and feel of Waterfall Estate, as well as being a Dakar Rally car designer and driver on the side.

S2 E2: The inside scoop on Munyaka

Siya Sangweni ventured out to the site where Munyaka is being built to meet Steve Brookes (CEO of Balwin Properties), just before the first VIP launch to find out all about Munyaka - a multi-billion rand development in Waterfall Estate, centred around a 7-hectare crystal lagoon.

S2 E3: Luxury Living at Ellipse

Ellipse is a new high-rise luxury apartment development in the heart of Waterfall City. Siya Sangweni is joined by Giles Pendleton, Chief Development Officer at Attacq and Tim Kloeck, Chief Executive officer at Tricolt to explore the details, design, amenities and more of this iconic, four-tower development and the celebrities who have already bought into the luxury lifestyle.

S2 E4: Waterfall’s Heliport, a first in SA

Shaun Roseveare, CEO of Ultimate Aviation Group and Keith Batchelor, Heliport Manager, are the people responsible for bringing South Africa’s only heliport to life in Waterfall. Siya Sangweni got a chance to chat with them about what a heliport is, what facilities it offers and how it all came to be. Plus a few inside stories about the high flyers that use this unique facility.

S2 E5: Not all filling stations are created equal

Petrol stations usually look pretty much the same... but not in Waterfall, and not if Irving Steyn (Development Manager at Waterfall) and Thomas Kriel (Design Team Leader at Theunissen Jankowitz Architects, Pretoria) have anything to do with it. In this episode, Siya Sangweni explores what it takes to design a filling station that raises the bar for forecourts around the world, introduces exciting new brands such as Manaka coffee and Trend!, and makes people want to hang out for a while instead of just filling up and driving off.

S2 E6: Ad Outpost & Out of Home Advertising

Every day we are exposed to thousands of adverts and marketing messages, but it’s not often we think about the work that goes into creating them. In this episode, Siya Sangweni talks to Dinesh Diar, CEO of Ad Outpost, about their unique building in Waterfall, their thought process behind making creative ads, what out of home advertising is and so much more.

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