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Internet access facilitating bricks and mortar retail development

Future South African retail development is as much intertwined with the digital world as it is with bricks and mortar: small is the new big and a mix of convenience tenants (gyms, high-end shopping and office space) is in hot demand...

17 Oct 2016

Menlyn Park Shopping Centre set to become largest mall in Africa

Once complete, the newly refurbished Menlyn Park Shopping Centre will be the largest mall in Africa, with a total lettable floor space of over 170,000m2. The launch is set for 24 November...

13 Oct 2016

Nigeria's slowdown affects retail, investment opportunities

According to Broll Nigeria, retail landlords have had to offer rental concessions in order to retain tenants in Nigeria and falling commodity prices, coupled with the depreciation of the naira, have contributed to the reduction of Nigeria's attractiveness as an investment destination in general...

12 Oct 2016

How to improve commercial property value

A good starting point in assessing the value of your commercial property is to look at its profitability. There are several ways to increase the profitability of your building and thus add value...

26 Sep 2016

Greenbay plans to raise R1.75bn new share issue

Greenbay Properties (GRP) said on Wednesday, 21 September, it planned to raise R1.75bn through the issue of new shares...

22 Sep 2016

Cornubia Shopping Mall to open next September

Cornubia Shopping Mall is currently being developed on the north coastal development corridor of Durban...

15 Sep 2016

Attacq sees spurt in asset value

Capital growth fund Attacq grew its net asset value per share 15.3% in the year to June, having grown its portfolio significantly...

By Alistair Anderson 15 Sep 2016

Nampak in lease and sale deal

Nampak has concluded a sale and leaseback transaction of 15 group properties announced in June including the outright sale of one property to Imbali Props 21, a company in the Collins Property Group...

By Mark Allix 14 Sep 2016

Fairvest increases distribution on solid letting and cost containment

Fairvest Property Holdings had grown distribution 10.29% for the year to June on strong letting and careful cost management, CEO Darren Wilder said on Thursday, 8 September...

By Alistair Anderson 9 Sep 2016

Mall of Africa wins Spectrum Award for 'Best Retail Development'

The winners of the annual Retail Design and Development Awards (RDDA) were announced on Wednesday, 7 September at the 20th Annual Congress of the South African Council of Shopping Centres (SACSC) currently under way at the Sandton Convention Centre...

9 Sep 2016

Police contact point opens in Menlyn

A South African Police Service (SAPS) Brooklyn contact point has been opened at Menlyn Park Shopping Centre in Pretoria, as part of its R2-billion redevelopment that will make it the largest mall in Africa, with over 500 shops...

8 Sep 2016

Growthpoint acquires CT Foreshore development site

Growthpoint Properties has acquired Site B Lower Long Street in Cape Town's Foreshore...

8 Sep 2016

Retail property pays dividends for Hyprop

Hyprop Investments' blue-chip retail property portfolio has helped to deliver double-digit distribution growth for the year to June, despite a weak economic environment...

By Alistair Anderson 6 Sep 2016

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