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Inaugural Property Buyer Show's success leads to Gauteng show

Over 3,000 property enthusiasts attend inaugural Property Buyer Show in Cape Town...

25 Apr 2017

#BizTrends2017: The year of the mixed-use mall

In the fiercely competitive South African retail sector, the retail and retail development space in 2017 and beyond will include a high-tech, interactive shopping environment in a bid to lure shoppers to centres for longer...

By Gavin Blows 20 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Cape Town, a cut above the rest

South Africa's private property market has maintained a precarious balancing act throughout 2016...

By Grant Holton 11 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: The need for autonomy powers real estate sales

According to a recent survey by Gumtree.co.za, 57% of South Africans start their search for a new home online - while only 20% will go straight to an estate agent and 14% will wait for their weekly newspaper...

By Barrie Swart 11 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Politics holds property hostage

The year past has been a volatile one economically, politically and socially for South Africa, and the chain of events has influenced financial markets, business confidence and of course, as a result, the property market as a whole...

By Chris Renecle 10 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: A look at the affordable housing space

There remains a huge interest and demand in affordable housing in South Africa...

By Karen Petersen 10 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Outlook "mixed" for SA's residential property market

The outlook for South Africa's residential real estate market over the next 12 months is "mixed", with some areas expected to experience high sales volumes and good price growth while others remain out of favour with buyers and some to even experience real price declines...

By Berry Everitt 10 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Developing Africa's future cities

Cities are "smart" when infrastructure, urban assets, public services, human and social capital, mobility systems and other forces are improved and optimised under ICT...

By Nadir Jeeva 9 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Opportunities for sound property investment

The divergent performances of various metros, as well as shifting demographic trends and people's lifestyle choices, ensure that there will still be sectors of the housing market that continue to flourish despite a sluggish economy...

By Dr Andrew Golding 9 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Commercial property market performing with optimism

The South African economy has once again underperformed in 2016, showing no signs of a comeback. The International Monetary Fund revised economic growth expectations for 2016 and 2017 down to 0.1% and 0.8% respectively. Despite this challenge, the commercial property market is performing with much optimism...

By Ndibu Motaung 9 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Positive growth in Western Cape housing market to continue

While house price growth has slowed throughout the country, the Western Cape's property prices continue to move along an upward trajectory...

By Adrian Goslett 9 Jan 2017

What's trending in BizTrends2017?

Not only are Bizcommunity's BizTrends reports a respected resource for local and global audiences on par with leading research organisations, but they also enjoy above-average engagement...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 1 Dec 2016

Land Rights Act declared invalid by Constitutional Court

New land claims have been put on ice for now after the Constitutional Court declared the Restitution of Land Rights Amendment Act of 2014 invalid...

Issued by Private Property 26 Sep 2016

Smart homes and smarter cities

Amazing advances in technology are making it possible for you to connect to and remotely manage the appliances in your home...

Issued by Private Property 11 Aug 2016

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International

Hammerson, 'a solid bet for future returns'

Hammerson, which is the largest property stock on the JSE, is considered by analysts as one of the most undervalued stocks with significant upside potential.

2 days ago

Sirius makes acquisitions worth €103m

Sirius Real Estate enjoyed a "highly successful" period in the 12 months to March.

By Alistair Anderson 12 Apr 2017

Echo Polska seeks to raise R1.65bn in new share issue

Polish shopping mall and office owner, Echo Polska Properties, said on Wednesday, 5 April, that it planned to raise R1.65bn through the issue of new ordinary shares.

6 Apr 2017

Property group Globe Trade Centre opens the door to regular dividends

Poland-based real estate group Globe Trade Centre (GTC), which develops and manages properties in eastern Europe, has decided to pay regular dividends, thanks to a better than expected performance since listing in August 2016.

By Alistair Anderson 23 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

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