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Attacq prepares for conversion into Reit

Attacq, the owner of Mall of Africa and other assets in Johannesburg's Waterfall node, is cleaning up its portfolio to focus on developments in Midrand and the rest of Africa as well as offshore opportunities...

By Alistair Anderson 3 days ago

Liberty Promenade in Mitchells Plain bucks bleak retail trading trend

While the South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA) Retail Trends Report recorded a turnover growth of -4% for the first quarter of 2017, Liberty Promenade in Mitchells Plain has remained resilient...

16 Aug 2017

Investec fund sells portfolio to Izandla

Investec Property Fund (IPF) has sold a seed portfolio to Izandla Property, its broad-based black empowerment partner, for R586.9m...

By Alistair Anderson 15 Aug 2017

Retire financially free with distressed properties

RP Invest specialises in the procurement of repossessed and distressed properties in selected areas in the Western Cape at discounted prices, finding the so-called "hidden gold” for the investor...

Issued by RP Invest 14 Aug 2017

Capital & Regional's UK malls put on star performance

Capital & Regional, the retail fund listed in the UK and SA, grew its interim dividend 6.8% in the six months to June, thanks to a strong performance from its shopping centres...

By Alistair Anderson 14 Aug 2017

Tie-ups in store at listed property

The South African real estate investment trust (Reit) sector is poised to enter a period of sustained stress as SA's economic woes continue to hit hard...

By Alistair Anderson 10 Aug 2017

Pam Golding appointed to market Zanzibar Amber Resort luxury apartments and villas

Pam Golding Property has been appointed to market the luxury apartments and villas of mega-development Zanzibar Amber Resort, set to be the largest premium hospitality investment and resort in East Africa...

8 Aug 2017

Average national rental exceeds R7,000 in Q2 2017

The recently released PayProp Rental Index has reported that in the past quarter, the weighted average national rental exceeded R7,000 for the first time...

7 Aug 2017

Resilient lives up to its name with growth during recession

Resilient Reit's strategy of owning a diverse range of shopping centres in SA and interests in several offshore groups is paying off, with the company continuing to outdo its peers...

By Alistair Anderson 7 Aug 2017

Hyprop 'should keep investors in the loop'

Blue chip shopping centre owner Hyprop Investments needs to reassure investors about its European and African strategies given the pressure the domestic portfolio faces...

By Alistair Anderson 4 Aug 2017

Student digs fund targets JSE niche

The listing of the first student accommodation group Inkunzi should encourage more companies focusing on student housing to go public...

By Alistair Anderson 3 Aug 2017

Liberty vehicle looks to eateries

Liberty 2 Degrees (L2D), which is the Liberty Group's listed property vehicle, says it is improving the tenant mix at a number of its malls as it looks to tackle a weak retail environment across the country...

By Alistair Anderson 2 Aug 2017

New challenge for Rebosis CE Ngebulana

Departing CEO of Rebosis Property Fund Sisa Ngebulana says he chose to step out of his role as CEO and become deputy chairman because he had reached many career goals in the six years he was at the helm...

By Alistair Anderson 1 Aug 2017

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Change or die: American malls confront Amazon era

NEW YORK, US - As the retail industry churns in the Amazon era, American shopping malls are turning to a new generation of stores, food and entertainment offerings to make up for an exodus of department stores.

15 Aug 2017

Intu shares drop 4% as rental income falls

Intu Properties' shares dropped just more than 4% in early trade on the JSE on Thursday, 27 July, after it posted a drop in first-half rental income, and forecast zero growth in the second half.

By Andries Mahlangu 28 Jul 2017

Capco manages to grow first-half net rental income

Capital & Counties Properties (Capco) managed to raise its first-half net rental income as a result of a positive performance at Covent Garden estate, which is located in London.

24 Jul 2017

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