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Avoid committing these deadly sins of property investment

While purchasing investment property can be risky, it can also be a gateway to a future free from financial worry if the right principles are applied...

By Adrian Goslett 15 hours ago

Growthpoint named overall winner of IAS 2016 Awards

Along with being named winner for the property sector for the sixth consecutive year, Growthpoint Properties is the overall winner of the Investment Analysts Society (IAS) Excellence in Financial Reporting and Communications Awards 2016...

15 hours ago

Here's what the average London property price can buy you around the world

New research has revealed that Londoners could move abroad and swap their one-bed flats for a seven-bedroom mansion complete with swimming pool...

3 days ago

Weak laws 'hinder investment in Africa'

South African listed property players are still concerned about a lack of legal structures and reliable regulations in other African countries, saying it is making investments on the continent a more difficult sell than European ones...

By Alistair Anderson 22 Jun 2017

Rebosis chief opts to hand over reins

Sisa Ngebulana, founder of Rebosis - the first black-run, managed and controlled fund to list in SA - will be stepping down as CEO with effect from September 30...

By Colleen Goko 21 Jun 2017

Crystal Lagoons sets eyes on Kenya for further expansion in SSA

“Rapid urbanisation and economic development make sub-Saharan Africa a promising market for property, especially as countries like Kenya are starting to adopt international frameworks..."

21 Jun 2017

Accelerate takes development hit

Accelerate Property Fund's share price plunged 7.69% to R6 on Wednesday, 14 June...

By Alistair Anderson 19 Jun 2017

Moody's downgrades a further setback for economic recovery

Moody's recent slew of downgrades that sliced through the country's financial sector and corporates, as well as state-owned enterprises and local and regional governments are “the economic equivalent of the lower decks of the Titanic filling with water”, comments Lew Geffen, chairman of Lew Geffen Sotheby's International Realty...

15 Jun 2017

Attacq to adopt Reit structure

Capital growth player Attacq plans to become a real estate investment trust (Reit), says the company that owns the Mall of Africa near Midrand...

By Alistair Anderson 15 Jun 2017

Stor-Age raises dividend after steady growth

Specialised real estate investment trust (Reit), Stor-Age grew its dividend 10% in the year to March, following a strong trading performance across its portfolio and the acquisition of Storage RSA in February...

By Alistair Anderson 14 Jun 2017

Property Market Report indicates market activity is resilient

JLL South Africa has released its Q1 2017 research reports on office, industrial and retail property trends in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban, which lend perspective amidst the current political uncertainty and challenging economic conditions...

14 Jun 2017

Regional malls offer new areas for growth

Rural markets show increase in retail spending and South African developers are benefiting from rural and peri-urban markets as the new areas for growth, as urban retail space reaches saturation point...

7 Jun 2017

Body corporates need to protect funds

All sectional title schemes are obliged to have two separate funds: a day-to-day administrative fund and a reserve fund and these funds need to be protected and invested wisely to guard the viability of the property...

6 Jun 2017

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Atlantic Station a model for brownfield development

As the United States moves away from its industrial past many of the older locations of defunct factories are found to be contaminated with hazardous wastes and pollution. There are many such sites scattered across this country and although many have been cleaned up, there are many more that need to be reclaimed.

By Matt Towns, Issued by Monetary Library 14 Jun 2017

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