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Echo Polska on track for forecast dividend

Echo Polska Properties (EPP), the Polish-invested and JSE-listed real estate company, says it is on track to pay dividends worth €0.108 a share for 2017...

By Nick Hedley 15 hours ago

New RICS report highlights trends which influence risk management in real estate investment

Established in 2015, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Investment Risk Forum (IRF) has found that diminishing returns are driving real estate investment diversification...

2 days ago

Consider a solid investment in real estate

The recent disaster that befell the Steinhoff share price is a prime example of the risks of investing your hard-earned money in shares...

By Jacques Fouché 11 Dec 2017

Redefine expands in Poland

Redefine Properties has advanced its geographic diversification strategy by buying a strategic 25% stake in a €1bn retail portfolio of 28 assets across Poland...

By Alistair Anderson 8 Dec 2017

Vukile grows retail portfolio in Spain

Local real estate investment trust (Reit) Vukile Property Fund closed weaker on Wednesday, 6 December, following an announcement that it was acquiring two more shopping centres in Spain...

By Maarten Mittner 8 Dec 2017

Hammerson offers to buy Intu for more than £3bn

Property group Hammerson said on Wednesday, 6 December, it had offered to acquire Intu Properties, in a £3.4bn deal...

By Andries Mahlangu 7 Dec 2017

Capital & Regional looks to dividend growth of 8%

UK property owner Capital & Regional's management says it expects to achieve dividend growth of nearly 8% in its financial year to December, as the group benefits from a strengthening consumer...

By Alistair Anderson 7 Dec 2017

Finding the ideal coastal investment

Much debate surrounds the topic of whether or not a holiday home is a viable investment, especially when you consider the costs involved in maintaining and managing a second property...

By Adrian Goslett 6 Dec 2017

Echo Polska Properties to buy major retail portfolio in Poland

Echo Polska Properties (EPP), the Polish invested and JSE-listed company, will acquire a portfolio of 12 major shopping centres and retail parks in a deal worth €692m (R11.2bn)...

By Alistair Anderson 6 Dec 2017

How to become a successful property investor

While property is a very popular and profitable investment in South Africa, without the right skills it can be a tough market to crack...

4 Dec 2017

Mixed outlook for real estate following S&P downgrade

The lower inflation rate and the unchanged interest rates are great news for SA consumers and home buyers this festive season; however the recent downgrade of the country to sub-investment or "junk" level by international rating agency, S&P Global, doesn't bode well for investment...

30 Nov 2017

Foxy acquisition to boost disruption of SA property industry

SA Home Loans has acquired a 49% stake in online property start-up, PropertyFox...

28 Nov 2017

Sellers of property beware - You may have to pay taxes on gains made before you receive the proceeds on sale

Cashflow difficulties can arise when an agreement of sale is concluded in one tax year but proceeds (usually on transfer of the property) are received in the following tax year...

By Glen Bresler, Issued by Meredith Harington 27 Nov 2017

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International

Landlord Capco expands Covent Garden footprint

London-focused property company Capital & Counties Properties (Capco) has increased its footprint in Covent Garden, acquiring a long leasehold interest for R1.4bn (£79m) before purchaser's costs.

By Karl Gernetzky 14 hours ago

Nepi Rockcastle's subsidiary closes corporate bond book-build

The JSE's largest listed property group, Nepi Rockcastle, said on Friday, 17 November, that its subsidiary NE Property Cooperatief had closed the €500m corporate bond book-build announced on Thursday.

By Karl Gernetzky 20 Nov 2017

Four creative ways self-storage units can be used for business

The major reason people go into business is to make money and expand. However, the expansion part can't take place if there's no available space.

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 15 Nov 2017

Redefine Properties to buy 25% stake in another Polish retail portfolio

Redefine Properties, the second largest SA-based property group, is due to expand its offshore property platform with another foray into Eastern Europe. It will acquire a 25% stake in a €1bn retail portfolio of 28 well-established assets in Poland.

By Alistair Anderson 7 Nov 2017

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