Property Trends 2018

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SA real estate investment saw slowdown in 2017: JLL report

In its recently released 2017 Investment Review of the South African property market, real estate consulting firm JLL highlights a decline in overall capital invested (excluding new developments) to R13.3bn from R28.7bn in 2016...

16 Mar 2018

Tower Property Fund launches TPF International

Tower Property Fund has announced the launch of TPF International, separate offshore company to be incorporated in Mauritius as a Category 1 Global Business Licence company...

16 Mar 2018

Real estate investment trust Spear sells vacant Cape Town property for R150m

Western Cape-focused real estate investment trust (Reit) Spear announced a R150m property disposal along with the completion of a R50m upgrade of a shopping centre on Tuesday, 13 March...

By Alistair Anderson 15 Mar 2018

Growthpoint goes greener to attract specialised investors

Growthpoint Properties has become the first South African company to issue a green bond programme on the JSE...

By Alistair Anderson 14 Mar 2018

Investors seek property funds with specialisation

Investors are seeking more exposure to property funds that offer some level of specialisation, says Evan Robins of Old Mutual Investment Group...

By Alistair Anderson 13 Mar 2018

New report reveals impact of commercial property sector in Mpumalanga

The South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA) has released a report analysing the commercial private property industry in Mpumalanga...

12 Mar 2018

Nedbank's R3.7bn exposure to Resilient

It's an old cliché that if you owe a bank R1m, you're in trouble; but if you owe plenty of billions and your weakness spells trouble for the entire property sector, it's the banks who are in trouble...

By Rob Rose 12 Mar 2018

A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: The garden of envy

"I hate you", I said to the pregnant pharmacist. The vilification was justified. She had the second best house in the village...

By Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 9 Mar 2018

Hotel Verde Zanzibar opens doors to guests, promotes responsible tourism

On 21 March 2018, Hotel Verde Zanzibar - Azam Luxury Resort & Spa will open its doors to guests for the first time...

6 Mar 2018

Hyprop hailed for its positive results

Hyprop Investments continues to stand out as a property fund that rewards its investors in boom and bust times. Analysts have lauded the group for its results for the six months to December, which were released on Friday, 2 March...

By Alistair Anderson 6 Mar 2018

Private Property joins forces with Caxton Local Media

A change in ownership will see the Private Property portal become the official property partner to a network of hyper-local newspapers and websites...

Issued by Private Property 2 Mar 2018

Growthpoint H1 dividend up 6.5%

Growthpoint increased its dividend per share for the six months to end-December 2017 by 6.5%, the group announced on Wednesday, 28 February...

1 Mar 2018

Budget 2018: Here's the property industry's reaction

Some of SA's top property experts weigh in with their opinions on how the "tough but hopeful" budget for 2018 will affect the economy and market...

Issued by Private Property 28 Feb 2018

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Hyprop buys two shopping centres in Croatia through co-owned Hystead

Hyprop Investments has continued its offshore push by acquiring an interest in two shopping centres in Croatia.

By Alistair Anderson 23 Feb 2018

Five benefits you get from renting a self-contained storage space

Expansion of businesses and the associated change of circumstances have increased the demand for storage solutions in different parts. Depending on your business needs, you either can choose to rent self-contained units, outside metal containers, or stacked wooden boxes. All of these different types of storage units come with their pros and cons. There are so many reasons why you would consider self-storage units. However, before you even think of the type of storage space to rent, it is important to evaluate the suitability of renting out a storage space for your business needs.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 21 Feb 2018

Tower Property Fund seeks a rerating

Tower Property Fund could receive a rerating this year and raise capital as the junior property stock looks to stabilise its Croatian portfolio and complete developments in Cape Town.

15 Feb 2018

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