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Market intelligence crucial for success says SACSC president

"When the stakes are high, competition is fierce and change is rapid; market intelligence becomes crucial for success," said Nomzamo Radebe, president of the South African Council of Shopping Centres (SACSC) and CEO of JHI, speaking at the sixth annual SACSC research conference in Sandton recently...

29 Apr 2016

Mall of Africa's opening adds to SA's oversupply of shopping centre space

When Attacq snips the ribbon on its Mall of Africa in Johannesburg on Thursday, it will add to an oversupply of retail space that threatens to topple the best returns among SA's real estate investment trusts...

By Colin Mcclelland 28 Apr 2016

The Mall of Africa promises something for everyone

The new Mall of Africa in Waterfall, Midrand, will feature a choice of 300-plus stores, restaurants, entertainment and services, and the very latest in mall design when it opens next week, on 28 April 2016...

22 Apr 2016

Retailers driving cannibalisation, says Pareto executive

Retail cannibalisation is becoming a growing reality in South Africa and, until now, it has been all too easy to place the blame for this squarely at the feet of shopping centre developers. However, on closer inspection, Marius Muller, CEO of shopping centre investor Pareto, believes this retail cannibalisation is largely being driven by retailers themselves...

19 Apr 2016

UK expansion helps double Rebosis growth

Rebosis Property Fund has grown assets under management by a hefty 50% to R11.8bn in the six months to February, thanks to a push into the UK property market...

By Joan Muller 15 Apr 2016

Connectivity was the key for the new Mall of Africa

The new single-phase shopping centre development, the Mall of Africa, situated in Waterfall City, with excellent access from Pretoria, Sandton and Joburg, is to open on 28 April 2016. Road access is a key feature of the project...

14 Apr 2016

Five successful years for Mall of the North

Polokwane's Mall of the North is to celebrate its fifth anniversary today, 14 April 2016...

14 Apr 2016

'Sunrisers' gather to sing and dance at Menlyn Park

The first Secret Sunrise in Pretoria was held recently at the Menlyn Park Shopping Centre. The location was kept secret and was only disclosed two days beforehand...

13 Apr 2016

Menlyn Park introduces concierge ambassadors programme

Menlyn Park Shopping Centre has introduced a unique concierge ambassadors programme to minimise inconvenience to shoppers during its R2bn redevelopment. Twelve fully trained concierge ambassadors are stationed at the busiest nodes of the mall to advise and guide shoppers during trading hours, seven days a week...

12 Apr 2016

New mixed-use development for Pretoria

Atterbury recently announced that it will undertake a new billion-Rand development in Pretoria at the juncture of the N1 and R21 highways...

8 Apr 2016

Gauteng's Mall of Africa to open on 28 April

The new Mall of Africa will set a new benchmark for shopping centres on the continent and is set to open on 28 April...

4 Apr 2016

Shopping centre trade is on the up, research finds

Research sponsored by the South African Council of Shopping Centres (SACSC) has found that trading at shopping centres around the country increased, sometimes significantly, in 2015...

31 Mar 2016

Too many small malls risky, say experts

While developers are quick to build new shopping centres, some property experts are concerned that the domestic market may be oversaturated...

By Alistair Anderson 29 Mar 2016

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