River Club was not on Amazon’s short list – court papers

Stece Kretzman – 2 December 2021

Opponents of the R4.5 billion property development at the confluence of the Liesbeek and Black rivers in Cape Town have sought an urgent interdict to prevent building going ahead.

The project includes the new regional headquarters of corporate giant Amazon, and opponents have been warned that blocking the development could cost thousands of jobs.

But in an affidavit, the architect who helped property developers prepare proposals for Amazon says the site was not on Amazon’s short list…