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City seeks more social housing partners to expedite provision of affordable housing

In an effort to expedite the provision of affordable housing opportunities across the city, the City of Cape Town is seeking additional social housing partners...

23 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

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

Eco-building trend puts companies on the map

Green-rated buildings are putting companies on the map in terms of both physical presence and eco-friendly footprint, while eco-aware architecture is rapidly becoming en vogue...

6 Jun 2017

Ridge 7 office block gets go-ahead

FWJK Developments has announced the go-ahead of its seventh A Grade office block, Ridge 7, at Ridgeside, Umhlanga...

5 Jun 2017

Best Residential Development in Africa goes to Sitari

The Sitari Country Estate has won the Best Residential Development Africa 2016-2017 award at the International Property Awards in the Africa & Arabia category, which included developments from as far afield as Dubai, Seychelles, Ghana and Uganda...

2 Jun 2017

City of CT, Stellenbosch University sign MoA for urban renewal in Bellville

The City of Cape Town and Stellenbosch University have signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for the mixed development of the Bellville Park University property located along the N1 freeway...

29 May 2017

#AUW2017: Buildings offer significant opportunity for energy efficiency

One of the many pertinent questions asked at this year's African Utility Week was...

By Sindy Peters 22 May 2017

Property sector under pressure due to low levels of confidence

Low business and consumer confidence are placing the property sector under pressure...

By Sunita Menon 22 May 2017

More private sector work helps Calgro lift revenue

Housing developer Calgro M3's CEO Wikus Lategan says the firm has managed to reduce its reliance on the public sector for revenue, having diversified into three businesses...

By Alistair Anderson 17 May 2017

Balwin shows payout spurt

Balwin Properties, a sectional title unit developer, is on track to continue providing investors with strong dividend growth for some time, having grown its payouts 48% in the year to February, according to CEO Stephen Brookes...

By Alistair Anderson 17 May 2017

RICS requests input on new property standard

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) is updating its global property measurement standard...

16 May 2017

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Self-financing modular homes for the rural poor

India houses the largest proportion of the global poor with no access to adequate housing and electricity.

By Bongani Shweni 15 Jun 2017

ArcelorMittal tipped to take over Italy's Ilva

A consortium led by global steel giant ArcelorMittal is tipped to take over Italy's troubled Ilva steelworks, one of the most polluting industrial sites in Europe, a source told AFP Friday, 26 May.

29 May 2017

As US mulls action on steel, foreign producers urge caution

Foreign steel producers on Wednesday, 24 May, called for prudence from the Trump administration as it considers possible actions to shield domestic companies from unfair imports on national security grounds.

26 May 2017

Seven factors to consider in hiring painting contractors for your office

If the physical appearance of individuals really matters in business, then it's reasonable to say that how good-looking your office is tells a lot about the business you get. One shouldn't be surprised when a shabby office attracts only low-budget, pain-in-the-behind clients.

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