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Official opening of expanded Ballito Junction Mall

The Mayor Cllr Ricardo Mthembu and the Honourable Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi have officially opened Ballito Junction Regional Mall...

10 hours ago

Compact urban living an emerging trend in commercial real estate

With the advent of a flexible work culture and urbanisation, commercial real estate investors are realising the need to adapt to the changing environment...

20 Mar 2017

Greenbay and Resilient to buy two malls in Portugal

Property groups Greenbay and Resilient intend buying two Portuguese shopping centres for €219.25m. Each will pay half for a 50% stake, they announced on Thursday, 16 March...

By Matthew Stevens 20 Mar 2017

Understanding fair wear, tear in commercial rental agreements

Commonly used in commercial rental agreements, fair wear and tear is a phrase essential to understand in the context of a commercial lease...

17 Mar 2017

Unpacking new property legislation

There are a few significant changes on the cards for the South African property sector in 2017...

16 Mar 2017

CT's business boom great news for property sector

Cape Town's investment potential is far from the apex of its curve, says Tony Clarke, MD of the Rawson Property Group...

10 Mar 2017

Integrating old, new at the refurbished Menlyn Park Shopping Centre

BILD Architects and Terra Ether Architects partnered to shape the look of the refurbished Menlyn Park Shopping Centre...

9 Mar 2017

How tenant churn could impact profitability

Tenants, as the main source of income for commercial buildings, are key, thus tenant retention should be a primary focus for building owners and managers...

9 Mar 2017

CT property development shows no signs of slowing down

Despite economic pressure, property development in the Mother City shows no signs of slowing down...

8 Mar 2017

Eastern Europe jacks up Hyprop dividend

The specialist shopping centre owner Hyprop Investments achieved double-digit dividend growth in the six months to December, with strong performances from its top malls being boosted by its recently acquired Eastern European portfolio...

By Alistair Anderson 7 Mar 2017

Commercial property still important asset class for private buyers

With 27% of global transaction volumes attributed to private buyers in 2016, commercial real estate remains an important asset class for private investors...

3 Mar 2017

Multi-million-dollar refurbishment for Windhoek's Gustav Voigts

Windhoek's Gustav Voigts shopping centre is set to undergo a multi-million-dollar phased refurbishment starting this year...

2 Mar 2017

Mall of Africa has great start but offshore disappoints Attacq

The R5.1bn Mall of Africa, Attacq's single largest asset, has exceeded trading expectations in its first eight months despite what seems to be a waning appetite...

By Joan Muller 2 Mar 2017

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