At the heart of almost all of a Smart City’s systems, is sustainability. This careful planning of infrastructure and the responsible use of resources means less impact on the environment, and an improved quality of life for residents. In this last episode of our Smart City series, we chat to a Singapore-based sustainability expert, Waterfall Management Company’s CEO and Attacq’s Senior Sustainability Manager about the sustainability plans being put in place today, as well as the trends that will shape cities of the future.

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City living generates a lot of waste and part of a Smart City’s job is to figure out just how to manage it all. In this episode, Waterfall Management Company’s GM, Piet Joubert and Attacq’s Sustainability Manager, Kyra Rautenbach, explain all about Waterfall’s plans to reduce its environmental impact through a combination of waste recycling and reuse. From our guest in Belgium, we learn about the ultimate waste management concept: Net Zero Waste.

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One of the worst parts of modern life has to be traffic! It raises blood pressure and lowers productivity, not to mention its environmental impact. It’s also one of the everyday problems that Smart Cities are putting the most effort into resolving. In this episode, Waterfall Management Company’s GM, Piet Joubert and Lourens du Toit, Development Manager: Bulk Infrastructure at Attacq, uncover some of Waterfall’s solutions for better mobility. We also hear from a European Smart City’s Vice-Mayor about long-term plans to make life better by improving pedestrian and bicycle access.

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Safety and security are a high priority for most people, and consequently, the need for a Smart City to deliver effective solutions for this aspect of life is vital. But it goes beyond security cameras - in this episode, Thys Redelinghuys, General Manager for the Waterfall Common Services Company, and Waterfall Management Company’s CEO, Willie Vos, explain how Waterfall is able to effectively manage the estate’s safety and security. We also speak to an Israeli expert about how a Smart City’s systems are able to handle everything from one person’s suspicious activity to natural disasters, and more.

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Data and connectivity are fundamental to a Smart City. Utilising the internet of things, high speed networks and data analysis, it can deliver on its promise of a better quality of life for all its citizens. In this episode, we chat to Koogern Govender, Executive Director at Waterfall Access Networks and Michael Clampett, the Asset Management Executive for Attacq about just what goes into Waterfall’s connectivity and data efforts. We also find out more from Australia about the application of a miraculous material that has the potential to change the way we interact with our homes and buildings, and what it means for Smart City living.

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In this brand new season of the Waterfall Podcast, we cross the globe to learn more about Smart Cities and the solutions they employ to improve the quality of life for their citizens. We find out about the ideas and technologies that Smart Cities are built on, and discover how Waterfall is incorporating these and other Smart City concepts here at home. In this episode, Willie Vos (CEO of the Waterfall Management Company) and Attacq’s Chief Development Officer, Giles Pendleton, join the new host of this series, Spike Ballantine, to discuss the basics of Smart Cities and provide a taste of what to expect from future episodes.

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In this brand new season of the Waterfall Podcast, we cross the globe to learn more about Smart Cities and the solutions they employ to improve the quality of life for their citizens. Season 3 of The Waterfall Podcast is launching on Friday 14 January 2022.

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2020 was a year that no one could have predicted. Plagued by the Coronavirus and subsequent disruptions to our daily lives and the global economy, it was extremely difficult to stay on course. In this season finale, Waterfall Management Company’s CEO Willie Vos, and CEO of Attacq, Melt Hamman, look back at how world-class business leadership, unwavering passion and careful planning allowed Waterfall to not only endure, but to accomplish incredible things despite the pandemic. They also look at what lies ahead in 2021.

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Covid-19 has put enormous pressure on the retail industry, but that doesn’t mean it’s all doom and gloom - at least not at Attacq’s malls and retail centres in Waterfall. Jackie Van Niekerk (COO of Attacq), and Michael Clampett (Head of Asset and Property Management – Retail at Attacq) discuss retail trends, growth and what Waterfall shoppers can look forward to over the holiday season in this episode of The Waterfall Podcast.

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Living in Waterfall is very desirable, but not everyone can afford to buy a house or apartment there. So what if you want to rent? That's where HOUSS Rentals comes in. In this episode Jessica Hofmeyr - Sales, Rentals, Marketing and Operations Executive at HOUSS Rentals - chats to Siya Sangweni about what the company does, the buildings you can rent spaces in, how much it all costs and more.

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