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New green SU residence honours legacy of Nkosi Johnson

Stellenbosch University (SU) has named a new student residence after Nkosi Johnson...

6 Jun 2018

RIP Pam Golding

Property and real estate icon Pam Golding has passed away at the age of 90. Golding entered the male-dominated property industry in the 1970s and not only became a household name but a leader in the industry and an inspiration to female entrepreneurs everywhere...

4 Apr 2018

Historic properties, rare development opportunities in March High Street Auction

The property housing Sharpeville's present-day police complex and the Masonic Hotel, Brakpan's famed historic landmark, achieved millions under High Street Auctions hammer in March...

3 Apr 2018

DigsConnect, a new way to advertise and find student accommodation?

DigsConnect, the 'Airbnb of student accommodation', founded by ex-UCT SRC members Alexandria Procter and Greg Keal, is a platform dedicated to connecting landlords with student tenants around South Africa...

Issued by DigsConnect 1 Mar 2018

Seven things students should know about lease agreements

Even as a student, it's important to know your rights and your responsibilities when it comes to your rental contract...

26 Feb 2018

Do your homework before you let to students

Becoming a student landlord can appear to be an attractive proposition. But, before you take the plunge, here's what you need to know about this type of investment...

Issued by Private Property 18 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Six trends set to gather momentum in the property market

Here are the key trends we believe will gather momentum in the property market in 2018...

By Dr Andrew Golding 8 Jan 2018

Gauteng recovers illegally occupied buildings

The Gauteng Department of Infrastructure Development (DID) has launched an initiative to recover government buildings that are illegally occupied...

1 Nov 2017

Respublica to open new student res in Bloemfontein in 2018

Built by the Respublica Student Living Fund, a new purpose-designed student residence will be ready for occupation in January 2018...

17 Oct 2017

Property remains safe haven asset for investors

When the economy is struggling with low growth, as South Africa's currently is, there are still opportunities for investments...

11 Oct 2017

SA Women's Hockey team off to Africa Cup for Nations

The South African Women's Hockey team, sponsored by Private Property, heads off to Ismailia in Egypt for the Africa Cup for Nations this month...

Issued by Private Property 6 Oct 2017

CampusKey lifts student beds target for listing

CampusKey, owner of prestige "student hotel" accommodation, still intends to list on the JSE but only in 2019 when it owns at least 10,000 beds, says MD Leon Howell...

By Alistair Anderson 6 Sep 2017

Over R650m redirected to metros infrastructure development

In response to rapid urbanisation, the forum of Ministers and MECs of Human Settlements (MINMEC) has taken a decision to redirect an over-R650m Urban Settlements Development Grant (USDG) to the country's five metropolitan municipalities...

1 Sep 2017

Competition offers free student accommodation in PE

CampusKey is running a competition offering free accommodation at its new Scarborough facility in Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth...

31 Aug 2017

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