The Chairperson of the Lüderitz Town Council His Worship, the Mayor Hon. Cllr. B. Mckay in his Mayoral acceptance speech during November 2022, reiterated that; Council is serious about the year 2023 being one of transformation through the upliftment of the people’s standards of living. The transformation referred to was the; change in the town’s economic landscape through enterprise development, job creation and socio-economic advancement. This statement rang true, when a site meeting was hosted jointly by the Council and the Shoprite retail outfit on the 31 October 2023 at the identified land where the retail giant will be erecting their shopping complex. The envisaged bulk earth works is set to start during November 2023, with the construction set to be completed during August 2024.