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Liberty aims at high-end Reit listing on JSE

Liberty intends to list part of its premium property portfolio on the JSE as a real estate investment trust (Reit) in December...

By Alistair Anderson 25 Aug 2016

Rondebosch Village Shopping Centre acquired for R20.2m

The Ikon Property Group recently brokered a transaction for the sale of Rondebosch Village Shopping Centre, which was acquired by a private property fund for R20.2m...

19 Aug 2016

Retail property still being built at a brisk pace

June Retail Building Statistics complete the second quarter building picture, and pointed to a still-brisk pace of retail space building activity for the second quarter as a whole...

By John Loos 19 Aug 2016

JLL Q2 2016 property market reports released

JLL South Africa has released its Q2 2016 research reports for the Johannesburg retail market, office market, and industrial market, as well as the Cape Town office market...

10 Aug 2016

Developers shift focus to smaller malls

Some developers are shifting their focus to small and convenience shopping centres, especially in rural or semi-rural areas...

By Alistair Anderson 1 Aug 2016

Tribunal still to decide on Massmart hearing over retail lease agreements

Massmart's long-running battle against the big retailers over long-term lease exclusivity agreements is set to continue after the Competition Tribunal decided on Wednesday to reserve judgment until a later date on whether to hear the matter...

By Colleen Goko 28 Jul 2016

More formal retail space available per 1,000 people in Pretoria East than other major cities

With its 50 shopping areas, Pretoria East has more formal retail space available per 1,000 people than other major cities. The area accounts for over 700,000m² of the ±3m-m² of formal retail space in the City of Tshwane and more are planned, posing the question, is this market oversupplied?

15 Jul 2016

Rebosis investors get better deal in takeover of Billion Group

Rebosis Property Fund has changed the terms of its takeover deal with developer Billion Group following pressure from investors who said the retail-focused group was overpaying for some assets...

By Alistair Anderson 14 Jul 2016

The importance of brand identity

How do you sell something that doesn't yet exist? How do you sell something you can't see? How do you sell something that you cannot touch, hear, smell or feel...

By Paul Stewart 12 Jul 2016

Lead is the theme for South African Congress of Shopping Centres

The 20th South African Congress of Shopping Centres will take place at the Sandton Convention Centre from 7 to 9 September 2016 under the theme 'Lead', a fitting subject as the retail and property sectors are leading contributors to South Africa's economy...

7 Jul 2016

Private Property launches SA's first comprehensive commercial property platform

Private Property has identified a need in the market for a property website that effectively showcases commercial listings and have designed a platform that does exactly that...

Issued by Private Property 6 Jul 2016

Ballito Junction Regional Mall redevelopment opens in March 2017

The major redevelopment and expansion of Ballito Junction Regional Mall is increasing its current size by eight times, to 80,000sqm and its anchor tenants will grow to six - Checkers, Woolworths, Edgars and Game and its existing anchors Pick n Pay and Dis-Chem. The development will be complete by March 2017...

5 Jul 2016

Greenbay acquires mall in regional hub in Slovenia

Shares in AltX-listed Greenbay Properties surged 6.43% to close at R1.49 after announcing it had bought its first asset - a shopping centre in Slovenia in central Europe...

By Alistair Anderson 5 Jul 2016

Attacq, Sanlam Properties sign joint venture

Attacq and Sanlam Properties have signed a strategic property joint venture for further light industrial commercial and retail development in Waterfall...

5 Jul 2016

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