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Redevelopment at The Boardwalk Casino and Entertainment World


The Boardwalk intends to redevelop the ancillary facilities and amenities to its resort by establishing a new shopping mall, office apartments, a revitalised entertainment area and an additional hotel. The application is for the approval of the development, the extension of the licence period by a further period of 20 years, exclusively for the extended licence period, the subdivision of the Boardwalk's property, the establishment of a sectional title scheme and the reduction of the size of the licensed premises.

State of the Province Address


The State of the Province Address by Premier Phumulo Masualle today was very focused on what has been delivered over the past year and generally it was well-received by the Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber.

Armed Forces Day changes lives with Legacy Project


We are excited about the 2016 Armed Forces Day that will take place in our city during the month of February.

In collaboration with SANDF and the office of the Executive Mayor, the Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber has been requested to assist/source donations or in-kind sponsorship for the Legacy Project. The Legacy project specifically focuses on identified Old Age Homes within the Metro.

If you would like to get involved, please contact projects@nmbbusinesschamber.co.za The Herald today reports what to expect during the Armed Forces Day celebrations.

PE boosted by record festive season retail spend


Nelson Mandela Bay’s newest shopping and entertainment destination, Baywest Mall, put itself firmly on the map this festive season, setting record trading figures for the month of December.

The mall, which opened its doors in May last year, counted a total footfall of 832 958 for December, equating to a 26% increase on the previous benchmark achieved in its first month of trade.

Nelson Mandela Bay Tourism enhances convenience to explore the city


Nelson Mandela Bay Tourism (NMBT) has become a rather popular destination with locals and visitors due to the accessibility and convenience to explore the city with the Nelson Mandela Bay (NMB) Pass Card. Due to popularity and industry demand this has motivated NMBT to create an electronic NMB Pass to further enhance the attractiveness of the destination.

A scorcher summer in Nelson Mandela Bay


Nelson Mandela Bay Tourism (NMBT) was prepared to welcome scores of locals and visitors who flocked to the coastal destination to cool down at the beach and enjoy all the attractions and activities on offer. As temperatures rose with little to no wind the destination provided great relief through the beach offerings and swimming facilities such as MacArthur’s pools and Splash Waterworld.

2015 A Great Year for CDC’s Performance


Casting my eyes on the year, one which I must admit hasn’t been easy, has triggered emotions of reflection on the progress the CDC has made in impacting the lives of many South Africans across the footprint of the country.

The CDC, through various projects in the industrial development zone or project management where CDC is an implementing agent on government infrastructure development programme has made a welcomed impact and touched the lives of more than 5.6 million people (approximately 10.6% of total SA’s population). This means that the CDC has indeed become a beacon of hope for many SA’s, especially those residing in the Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, among others.