Inner City Partnership Forum

The Inner City Partnership Forum is hosted by City of Joburg four times a year. The public sector present twice a year and the private sector present twice a year. The aim of the Inner City Partnership Forum is to share information about the investment projects and initiatives taking place across the Inner City. 

Inner City Partnership Forum hosted by CoJ
Private sector presentations


The 4th Inner City Partnership Forum was held on 27th June 2018
The City of Joburg responded to the presentations in the following letter to JICP Director, Anne Steffny
View the PDF here (Google Docs)



The Second Inner City Partnership Forum took place at FNB Bank City on Wednesday 8 November 2017.

Mayor Herman Mashaba with JICP Chairman Ishmael Mkhabela.

Mayor Herman Mashaba, COJ MMCs, members of the Johannesburg Inner City Partnership (JICP) and Inner City stakeholders were given presentations on planned and current regeneration projects in the Inner City.

City of Joburg MMC for Community Development Nonhlanhla Sifumba signed an MOU with Johannesburg Inner City Partnership Chairman Ishmael Mkhabela.

  • Andreas Bertoldi from the Johannesburg Inner City Partnership gave some background on how the partnership aims to regenerate the inner city through three areas of focus; Growth & Investment, Urban Management and Human Settlements.
    Find the presentation here
  • Christian Gable from Rebel Group presented the Inner City Rental Housing Research.
    Find the presentation here
  • Nano Makwela gave a presentation on TUHF Group of Companies
    Find the presentation here
  • Peter Aborn presented the Kopanong Precinct Project, an initiative of Gauteng Province
    Find the presentation here
    Additional info
  • Yael Horowitz and Thomas Chapman presented on the various projects planned for the
    Braamfontein Precinct
    Find the presentations here
  • James Ball from The Heritage Portal presented The Heritage Register 
    Find the presentation here
  • Renney Plit, Chairman of JPOMA, member of The Johannesburg CID Forum and Johannesburg Inner City Partnership presented on the numerous community initiatives by the private sector in the inner city.
    Find the presentation here
  • Craig Collier presented on The Jeppe Street Post Office development
    Find the presentation here
  • Tanya Zack presented the Cross Border Shopping Research funded by the Johannesburg Inner City Partnership
    Find the presentation here
    Find the research document here
  • Michael Magondo from WIBC Innovation presented on the Urban Agriculture Initiative, a project of the Johannesburg Inner City Partnership
    Find the presentation here
  • Wendy Cuthbert from Absa presented on various new developments planned for the precinct.

On 27 July 2017, Anne Steffny representing the Johannesburg Inner City Partnership, signed MOU’s with the Department of Environment and Infrastructure Services and Department of Social Development at the first Johannesburg Inner City Partnership Forum.

Presentations to the Private Sector by COJ entities:

Budget 2017/18
City Parks and Zoo
City Power
Community Development
Joburg Water
Problem Buildings Strategy