Top Developer Announces 5 Crystal Lagoons Projects in South Africa5 February, 2020 / News
Unprecedented commercial success and numerous awards from the real estate industry have been bestowed on The Blyde, in Pretoria, South Africa, an urban residential project which provides providing primary residence that is anchored by a crystalline lagoon powered by Crystal Lagoons® sustainable technology and Balwin Properties.
Due to its commercial appeal, the firms announced five new real estate projects that will bring white sand beaches and pure turquoise lagoons to areas across the country, enabling residents to practice water sports, in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town and Durban. These immense bodies of water provide a tropical paradise to be enjoyed on their doorsteps year round, promoting a healthy lifestyle.
The crystalline lagoon at The Blyde in Pretoria East spans 4 acres (approximately two rugby fields) and uses water saving technology to minimize wastage while using a minimum amount of additives and energy. “The development has received strong support from prospective homeowners – largely as a result of the unique Crystal Lagoons amenity, and saw sales outstripping the national average of approximately 30 units per month,” said the firm’s CEO, Steve Brookes.
The real estate market rewarded this innovative concept by generating Balwin Properties’ best sales numbers to date registered during 2018 – 2019. Additionally, The Blyde won the International Property Awards 2019-2020 for “Best Leisure Architecture South Africa”, “Leisure Development South Africa” and “Best Leisure Architecture Africa”.
“We are very excited about the way Crystal Lagoons will offer beach life and will change sectional title housing in South Africa. Our next Crystal Lagoons development will be significantly larger than the first, offering a host of new innovative lifestyle amenities,” concluded Brookes.
Crystal Lagoons is an international innovation company, founded by scientist Fernando Fischmann, which has developed a patent-protected technology that allows the construction and maintenance of unlimited-size clear water lagoons at very low costs.