After months of hard work to gain support and submit an application to the City of Cape Town for establishment, the Strand Business Improvement District (SBID) will take its first few steps on 15 October 2014. The City of Cape Town approved the SBID application on the 29th of May 2014. Given this approval the SBID had to comply with a number of administrative requirements in order to become operational.

The SRBID Vision
The vision of the SBID is to establish and maintain a safe, clean, well-managed CBD area that attracts and retains business investment and attractive retail opportunities

The SRBID Mission
It is the mission of the SBID to create an inviting and safe business district attractive and safe for visitors and shoppers alike.

The full operational deployment of the SBID includes a dedicated full time BID manager, a public safety deployment of foot patrollers  and an urban maintenance group that will perform additional cleaning and urban maintenance tasks in the SBID area.

The Strand Business Improvement District Board appointed Geocentric to manage the SBID. The Geocentric Manager appointed to manage the area is Johan Erasmus.

The Strand Business Improvement District Board appointed Secure Rite to provide the public safety services for the SBID.

Social Responsibility

Part of the SBID plan is to assist the public at large and those that are homeless and vulnerable. Therefor the SBID management will engaged with some of the local NGO’s to find ways of working with them in the SBID.

We hope to get the local NGOs to provided potential candidates to assist with the cleaning and maintenance operations in the area.

For public safety emergencies please contact the Secure Rite Control Room on 0860 10 30 99.

Contact the SBID Manager – Johan Erasmus on 074 300 0353 or email him at info@geocentric.co.za

Be on the lookout for our patrol staff in their high-visibility uniforms.

We look forward to a successful partnership to create a Safer, Cleaner and Attractive Strand CBD!

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