February 12, 2015

A Shipping Container Shopping Centre In Melville

Publication: JHB Live

Date: 9th February 2015

Intro to the article: A new development is set to inject life into the suburb of Melville. It's called 27Boxes and will be a niche and unique shopping centre built out of shipping containers. "Joburg is so desperately short of... cultural precincts," says Paul Lapham, CEO of the Citiq Group, which is the company behind the project.

January 23, 2015

27Boxes Melville Mall

Publication: Visi

Date: 21st January 2015

The trend of using eco-friendly and inexpensive shipping containers as business hubs is growing. Now they're being used to create a contemporary shopping centre in Melville...

January 15, 2015

Melville’s trendy centre built of of boxes on track

Publication: The Star

Date: 9th January 2015

27Boxes has been designed to reflect the vibrant, trendy and bohemian nature of the Joburg suburb and will include an art gallery and studios, bakery, micro-brewery, furniture manufacturer, restaurant and coffee shop as well as a boutique garden centre..

November 19, 2014

Melville pop-up mall stacks up

Publication: Sunday Times

Date: 19th October 2014

Arthur Blake, the MD of Citiq Property Developers, is developing Melville’s derelict Faan Smit Park on 4th Avenue into a retail outlet using shipping containers to create business spaces.