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Construction set to start on Umhlanga Arch

Last week saw the official ground breaking of A-grade catalytic development Umhlanga Arch in Durban...

2 days ago

In need of hotel rooms, Seychelles' govt tells developers to begin projects or lose them

Eight out of 18 tourism projects excluded from a moratorium on large hotels in Seychelles could be reallocated if the project backers don't begin construction within a year...

3 days ago

Facelift underway at Ithala's northern region centres

Ithala has commenced a refurbishment programme to revitalise township and rural economies at its retail centres in Nongoma, Ulundi and Eshowe in northern KwaZulu-Natal...

Issued by Ithala Development Finance Corporation 3 days ago

Emira upbeat over conversion of office block to residential

Emira Property Fund is confident that its first asset conversion of a property from office to residential will succeed and that this will prompt the company to complete more value-enhancing property conversions...

By Alistair Anderson 12 Oct 2017

Dobsonville Mall R114m extension, upgrade complete

Dobsonville Mall, owned by Vukile Property Fund, recently completed its R114m extension and upgrade...

6 Oct 2017

CT releases prospectus for affordable housing developments in and around city centre

The City of Cape Town recently issued a prospectus for the development of affordable housing opportunities on 11 city-owned sites in Salt River, Woodstock, and the inner city...

4 Oct 2017

Developers show faith as North Coast gets yet another mall

With less than three months to go to Christmas, Durban's North Coast now boasts a brand new mall spanning 65,000m2...

By Alistair Anderson 3 Oct 2017

No delay for PE waterfront plan

The relocation of the manganese ore dump and fuel tank farm to Ngqura will not delay the impending development of phase one of the Port Elizabeth waterfront...

2 Oct 2017

Apartment living on the high rise in SA

Homeowners are increasingly keen on apartment living in South Africa. For every 100 plans stamped for houses in 2013, says Statistics SA, 26 were approved for flats. This ratio rose to 59 last year...

29 Sep 2017

Redefine develops home for advocates in Sandton

Redefine Properties is developing a specialised office block for advocates in Sandton...

By Alistair Anderson 29 Sep 2017

#InnovationMonth: Propertuity, LOT-EK collaborate on SA's first large-scale residential container development

Property developer Propertuity partnered recently with New York-based architecture firm and upcycling experts LOT-EK in creating South Africa's first large-scale residential container development, Drivelines...

By Sindy Peters 28 Sep 2017

SAPOA Meet the Mayor Dinner hosts eThekwini's Zandile Gumede

“As a city, we are working harder to ensure that we make our citizens happy," said eThekwini Municipality Councillor Zandile Gumede at a recent SAPOA Meet the Mayor Dinner...

22 Sep 2017

Abland to develop 24-storey office skyscraper in CT

Cape Town's latest office tower, 35 Lower Long, will be situated on Lower Long Street in the City Bowl...

20 Sep 2017

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International

Italy's high-rise forests take root around the world

As balconies bristle with tree branches and sunshine dapples the leaves of thousands of plants, two apartment buildings in the heart of Milan have almost disappeared under lush forest.

9 Oct 2017

Strikes delay construction of China's flagship BAIC SA plant

The government is feeling pressure from the Chinese state-owned R11bn Beijing Automotive Industry Holding Company (BAIC) vehicle plant being built in the Coega special economic zone near Port Elizabeth.

By Mark Allix 28 Sep 2017

Dubai developers unveil mega projects despite downturn

Property developers in Dubai showcased new multibillion-dollar mega-projects on Monday, 11 September, despite falling prices, in the hope of stimulating demand and helping to end a three-year market downturn.

12 Sep 2017

Six rules for rebuilding infrastructure in an era of 'unprecedented' weather events

Before Hurricane Harvey made landfall on 25 August, there was little doubt that its impact would be devastating and wide-ranging.

By Thaddeus R. Miller and Mikhail Chester 8 Sep 2017

Beyond the seas and centuries: Louvre Abu Dhabi opens in November

The Louvre Abu Dhabi - a universal museum with a focus on shared human stories across civilisations and cultures - will open its doors on 11 November 2017, the first of its kind in the Arab world. Located in Abu Dhabi, the opening celebrations will include a range of public programmes including symposiums, performances, concerts, dance, and visual arts by renowned contemporary and classical artists.

7 Sep 2017

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